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 NameTrainingDate
Larry Canning
Joint Annual Conference Attendance
Open Meetings Act
Professional Development Leadership/PERA
2013-2016
t/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
2015-2016
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
6/5/2015
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
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
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
 
 
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