About the Training:
Core training is NCSBA’s foundational sessions for new and veteran board members typically held in the summer and winter. Core training helps strengthen governance skills and solidify your boardsmanship foundation.
Core training topics include:
- Leadership Training – basic boardsmanship dos and don’ts, board/superintendent roles and responsibilities, school finance, and school board liability.
- Advocacy Training – board members’ advocacy work, a legislative update on current issues, NCSBA’s member-approved legislative agenda, and a how-to talk on effectively engaging legislators.
- School Law Training – NC’s open meetings law, public records law, entering into and amending contracts, the board’s oversight role in personnel and finance, maintaining legally compliant policies for schools, required ethics training for school board members, and parliamentary procedure.