Board development services
We prepare you to be a better board member and a stronger leader.
OSBA has always prepared new board members for board service and helped experienced board members become more effective in their roles as elected officials. Board members need to know public meetings law, parliamentary procedure, teamwork, budgeting, policy-making, ethics laws, public engagement, public relations, and many more skills to function effectively and efficiently.
About OSBA's board development opportunities
We prepare you to be a better board member and a stronger leader
The demands on board members have grown. Now you can earn certificates of recognition in leadership achievement that reflect your growing importance.
Leadership Oregon 2017
Advanced leadership training for school board members.
Oregon Lighthouse Project
The Oregon Lighthouse Project is an intensive board/superintendent team professional development focused on the board’s leadership role for improving student learning.
OSBA/NSBA National Connection Program
Service package of resources ranging from public engagement techniques to federal insider tips to grant writing assistance.
BoardBook® - conducting paperless board meetings
Increase community support while saving time and money by streamlining assembly and distribution of meeting notices, packets and minutes.
Board members need to know public meetings law, teamwork, policy-making and much more to function effectively and efficiently.
- Building consensus
- Board service means commitment
- Essential School Board Book Summary
- When and how can board members use e-mail to communicate with each other? Can they discuss and gain consensus on an item by e-mail?
- What rules have to be followed for retaining board member emails regarding school district business?