Addison Northwest Supervisory Union Policies
SECTION: BOARD MEMBERSHIP CODE B1
TITLE: BOARD MEMBER EDUCATION
is the policy of the school boards of the Addison Northwest Supervisory
Union to encourage and support board members’ efforts to remain
knowledgeable about their roles and the issues with which they deal.
board members are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to
understand their roles, educational issues in general, school programs,
State Department of Education functions and legislative activities. The
Superintendent and the individual board Chairs will be responsible for
assuring that information on leadership development opportunities is
available to all members. New members will be provided opportunities
designed to familiarize themselves with all aspects of board operation.
who take part in workshops and seminars offered by the Vermont School
Boards Association and other organizations will be reimbursed for travel
and other expenses related to participation in training activities
provided prior approval is obtained from the board, and funds for these
purposes are available.
Date Revised/Adopted: April, 2008
Cross Reference: Board Goal-Setting & Evaluation (B2)