Board Governance Standards
To promote student growth and achievement, an effective school board
will adopt and adhere to board leadership and governance standards.
I. MISSION, VISION, AND GOALS
The Board annually reviews the district’s vision and mission statements, annually adopting board and district goals to support the mission.
II. POLICY GOVERNANCE
The Board continuously reviews, revises, and develops policies and procedures to ensure accountability focused on growth and student achievement.
III. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The Board establishes and maintains effective communications to inform and engage parents, students, staff, and community members.
IV. ACCOUNTABILITY AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
The Board continuously monitors the progress of district goals utilizing data to support growth and promote shared accountability for improved student achievement.
V. DISTRICT RESOURCES
The Board aligns and advocates for needed district resources to meet goals and promote student growth and achievement.
VI. BOARD OPERATIONS
The Board ensures meetings are effective, efficient, and orderly focused on policy and proper board governance and conduct.
VII. BOARD – SUPERINTENDENT RELATIONS
The Board and Superintendent establish and sustain a professional and collaborative working relationship to support and advocate for growth and student achievement.
VIII. BOARD GOVERNANCE and LEADERSHIP
The Board and Superintendent participate in continuous and appropriate training and professional development to build shared knowledge and values.
IX. PUBLIC RELATIONS
The Board values the contribution of public input to support student achievement and shall be fiscally responsible with public funds.