Question: It is my understanding that BOE members are now required to complete specific instructional courses so they have a thorough understanding of their jobs and responsibilities. Could we please be told how many BOE members have 100 percent completed this required training?
Answer: In New York state, BOE members are required, within their first year of service on the Board, to complete financial training. All but one of the current members completed this training.
You may be pleased to know that members have also attended conferences having to do with board member improvement in the areas of law, employee relations, technology in the classroom, employee performance reviews and their implications, and several others.
-answered by Ed Szumowski, Board of Education Vice President