TOPIC: Sustainable Safety Plans
David Brinkman – Idaho School Boards Association
Brian Armes – Idaho Office of School Safety & Security
The board is the authority when it comes to school safety but how do you and your team create a lasting safety plan? It takes strategic decision making by the board, superintendent, and staff to make a plan that survives and thrives through personnel changes. What should be included? Who should help in its creation? How does the district or charter school move to sustainability in this vital role? Explore these issues and learn to implement best practices for your district or charter in this workshop.
TOPIC: Fiduciary Responsibility and Governing Boards
Krissy LaMont – Idaho School Boards Association
Amy White – Anderson, Julian, & Hull
Throughout code are many areas of relevance to the board and its oversight of the funding of the district. When utilizing taxpayer funding to create educational programs it is important that the board have all the information it needs to find the balance between the funding and finding the best opportunity for the students it serves. In this workshop we will review what you need for resources, questions you should ask, and procedures available to districts and charters in becoming responsible fiduciary agents.