Board Governance Resources

Here you'll find resources, tips and insights to help boards function effectively and efficiently.

Student achievement gateway

An in-depth analysis of student achievement initiatives in Oregon focusing on the role of school boards.


OSBA staff answers your most frequently asked questions about board governance and meetings.

As we prepare to interview applicants for a vacant Board position, can we/do we provide the interview questions to the applicants prior to the interview? Are the other applicants allowed to be in the room (we know it is a public meeting) during the interview process?

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Board candidate resources

Helpful articles to inform you about serving your local community as a school board member.

What do we have to do to fill a vacant position?

Question from Ask Betsy

Does the quorum rule for school boards stated in your December, 2007 response also apply to charter school boards?

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