CBM Essential new board member training is delivered in a blended format. Half of the training is provided online through a web-based application. The remainder is provided in a classroom setting at locations around the state. A diverse group of presenters deliver the content based on effective board governance. The required content is addressed and includes sessions on:
- Student Achievement
- School Law
- School Finance
- Board Policy
- Board Relations
- Board Operations
- Goal Setting/Strategic Planning
Registration is required. Registered board members receive access to the online training one month prior to the classroom training date. Earlier access will be provided upon request.
Upcoming New Board Member Training
CBM Essential training meets the state requirement of 18.5 hours of training and is free for all new board members. One half of the training is completed online while the remainder is provided in a classroom setting. Registration is required. Once you register for a specific classroom date, access to the online training will be provided approximately five weeks prior to the date selected, unless earlier access is requested.
Saturday January 25, 2020 – Columbia
Friday, March 6, 2020 – Columbia
The training schedule for April 2020 to March 2021 will be available by January 2020.
View map of CBM Training Locations
View and download the paper registration form here
Those in need of accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act should call 800-221-6722, ext 329 at least 30 days prior to the session.