Required Board Training

Development and Training Completed by Board Members

All Illinois school board members must receive training in professional development leadership (P.A. 97-8) and the Open Meetings Act (P.A. 97-504). Mandatory training will also be required after the new teacher evaluation requirements are implemented 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. When the training was provided by the Illinois Association of School Boards, the acronym “IASB” follows the listed activity.

Name

Development and Training Activity and Provider

Date Completed

MariJo Calacci

Terrence Heafey

Pam Paris

Nadine Scodro

Katie Thomason

Michael Pizur

Dr. James Cantorna

IASB Professional Development Leadership Training for School Board Members

June 27, 2013

November 20, 2015

June 27, 2015

June 24, 2013

June 24, 2013

Open Meetings Act Training

Terrence Heafey

November 30, 2015

Katie Thomason

May 23, 2013

Pam Paris

June 27, 2015

Dr. James Cantorna

January 24, 2018

Michael Pizur

June 20, 2018

MariJo Calacci

July 11, 2012

Nadine Scodro

June 19, 2012

The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control. Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.

For more information regarding IASB and its programs visit www.iasb.com.