• Board Member Development & Training
     
    Each Illinois school board member who is elected or appointed to fill a vacancy of at least one year's duration must receive professional development leadership training (PDLT) and (P.A. 97-8), the Open Meetings Act (OMA) training.  Mandatory training is also required upon Performance Evaluation Reform Act implementation in each school district.  For additional information, see Board policy 2:120, Board Member Development.  
     
    The following table contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.
     
    Board Member Name Training Date
    Larry Canning
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    2013-2016
    9/12/2013
    9/17/2013
    Evelyn Gleason
     
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Ac
    PERA Training
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    1993-2016
    1/16/2012 
    3/6/2015
    6/12/2015
    Mark Johnson
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Basics of Governance
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    Superintendent Evaluation
    Collective Bargaining
    2015-2016
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    11/20/2015
    11/18/2016
    Leslie Jones
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Professional Development Leadership
    Collective Bargaining
    PERA Training
    Basics of Governance
    Parliamentary Procedure
    Bullying
    School District Labor Relations
    Media Relations
    Leading Leaders: The Job of the Board President
    Organizational Health
    The Critical Role of School Boards in a Democracy
    Making Meetings Matter
    Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
    Senate Bill 100: School Discipline Reform
    What School Boards Can Do To Improve Student Performance
    Crawl, Walk, Run, Becoming a Highly Effective Board
    Student Assessment for School Districts
    Student Privacy in a Digital Age
    School Board's Role in Transforming Organizational Climate
    Leaders Light the Way: A History of IASB
    Leaders Light the Way: Division Leadership
    2013-2016
    4/7/2014
    4/29/2014
    11/21/2014
    3/16/2015
    5/16/2015
    6/6/2015
    7/9/2015
    7/28/2015
    10/28/2015
    11/20/2015
    6/18/2016
    6/18/2016
    7/13/2016
    11/18/2016
    1/25/2017
    3/24/2017
    3/24/2017
    3/24/2017
    3/25/2017
    3/25/2017
    9/16/2017
    9/16/2017
    Kim Kampwirth
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Basics of Governance
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    Closing the Gaps: Between what Sounds Good & What Gets Done
    Superintendent Evaluation: Essential Work of the Board
    2015-2016
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    11/20/2015
    11/20/2015
    Kristine Resler
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Basics of Governance
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    Bullying 
    Using Data to Make Decisions 
    School Finance for Board Members: Topics & Trends 
    2015-2016
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    6/5/2015
    11/13/2015 
    11/20/2015 
    11/20/2015 
    Debi Stearns
    Joint Annual Conference Attendance
    Open Meetings Act
    Professional Development Leadership/PERA
    2006-2016 
    1/19/2012
    4/11/2013