Board members need to know public meetings law, teamwork, policy-making and much more to function effectively and efficiently.
More board operations resources
Running for a board
Helpful articles about how to become a candidate for your local school, education service district (ESD) or community college board, and serving your local community.
New board members
Information, training and other resources for new board members
How to be a Board Member
Learn what you need to know to be the best in your role as a board member and helpful tips for board chairs
These resources will help the school board comply with Oregon’s public records and meetings law, and have helped our members serve on public education boards.
OSBA developed this resource to help make the process easy, and is based on recognized standards for management.
Board secretary resources
Resources to help board secretaries perform in their role as board secretary to the board.
Other board operation resources
Additional information such as board operating agreements and board self-evaluation.