Thursday August 6 - Test Your Skills at a Mock Meeting
Goal: To give you tools to run good meetings by demonstrating what shouldn’t happen
4 pm Pacific time, 60 minutes, $9
Would you like to build your confidence at board meetings? Attend this mock board meeting and test your knowledge when faced with difficulties! We will demonstrate common board situations live, and you will vote anonymously on the correct response. Guaranteed to be entertaining and informative. This is a live event and no recording will be provided. Space is limited.
Thursday August 20 - Great School Board Meetings
Goal: To invigorate you to run effective school board meetings
10 am Pacific time, 90 minutes, $47
Does your school board function like a well-oiled machine? Or do personality issues and differing expectations throw sand in the gears? Equip yourself to draw out the best in your colleagues and help them work together effectively. Work harmoniously with your superintendent and serve your students, teachers and community. Recording and handout will be provided. Space is limited.
Thursday September 17 - Difficult Board Chair or Member
Goal: To empower you to respond to a difficult board chair or member
10 am Pacific time, 60 minutes, $37
Elected chairs sometimes assume that they are the “decider” and can direct the course of board meetings as they choose. What can members do when a chair has this misunderstanding? What if it’s a board member who lacks the spirit of cooperation and compromise? Robert’s Rules has answers for you! Get ideas to manage your meetings in the face of dysfunction. Recording and handout will be provided. Space is limited.
Better Meetings Advance Social Justice - Free
GOAL: To empower social justice advocates to run effective and impactful meetings
Social justice meetings deal with important issues that generate strong emotions. It can be challenging to create consensus for action. In this webinar Black Parliamentarian Laura Morgan from Chicago's South Shore shares her moving personal story. We then cover 4 guidelines that allow every voice to be heard and all opinions to be considered. Learn how to harness individual passion in your meetings to bring about social change.