This section offers a vast array of education-related information and tools including background and analysis articles, handouts and sample documents, guidelines, checklists, toolkits and more.
Board members need to know public meetings law, teamwork, policy-making and much more to function effectively and efficiently.
Establishing and maintaining effective, clearly-written policy is a board's foremost responsibility.
Guidance in understanding school budgets and the state's funding of public education and links to OSBA's financial and insurance services.
Help for districts and charter schools with the legal framework, policies and leadership that ensure beneficial relationships among districts, charters and communities.
Tips to help boards work with the public to encourage understanding, guidance, and active involvement in education.
Information to assist you in developing or improving systems to achieve better relationships with employees.
Guidance for districts with the process of hiring a superintendent or president and links to current executive vacancies.
Best practices and research to improve student achievement and make data-based decisions.
General information to help boards and staff keep up-to-date on the legal issues in education.
Tools to be better grassroots advocates for education.