East Maine School District 63

Empowering all students to succeed in a changing world

Board Member - Training & Development

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 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. 
 
 Name
Development and Training Activity/Provider -  Date Completed
Janet
Kaczkowski
  • Open Meetings Act - December 2012*
  • Master Board Member
  • Leading Leaders: The Job of the Board President - August 2013
  • Tough Talking: Initiating and Managing Tough Conversations - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
  • Leadership by Design - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2015*
  • Closing the Gaps: Between What Sounds Good and What Gets Done - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2015
  • Social Media Primer: Everything you Need to Know about Today's Social Channels - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2015
Tom
Simmons
  • Open Meetings Act - August 2012*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2015*
Alexandra
Brook
  • Open Meetings Act - May 2013*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2013*
  • Tough Talking: Initiating and Managing Tough Conversations - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
  • Leadership by Design - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
Walter
Gluzkin
  • Open Meetings Act - July 2012*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2013*
  • Master Board Member
  • Tough Talking: Initiating and Managing Tough Conversations - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
  • Leadership by Design - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013
  • Media Interest or Media Circus: How school board members can manage their message in a big, new media world - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2014
  • The Trust Edge - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2014
  • A Courageous Conversation About Race and Its Impact on Achieving Equity in Schools - November 2016
Angelo
Scarsella
  • Open Meetings Act - October 2013*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2013*
Sheila
Urban
  • Open Meetings Act - August 2012*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2013*
  • Master Board Member
  • The Board and its Superintendent: Developing and Maintaining an Effective Relationship - IASB Triple I Conference - November 2014
Krystal
Zec
  • Open Meetings Act - September 2012*
  • Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) and Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) - May 2013*
 
*Denotes Mandatory Training
 
The Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) is a voluntary organization of local boards of education dedicated to strengthening the Illinois public schools through local citizen control. Although not a part of State government, IASB is organized by member school boards as a private not-for-profit corporation under authority granted by Article 23 of the School Code. The mission of the IASB is excellence in local school governance in support of quality public education.
 
For more information regarding IASB and its programs visit www.iasb.com.
 
Adopted: March 7, 2012
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