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School Board Training Summit

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This School Board Training Summit will offer you the opportunity to get your required hours for School Board training with multiples session to attend. Please come enjoy the training and learn new information.

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Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time
Education Service Center
Magnolia Room
7/19/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Meal Service - Rock Wall
7/19/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Maple Room
7/19/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Cedar A/Cedar B/Cedar C*
7/19/2024 8:45 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Maple Room
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Magnolia Room
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Meal Service - Oak Room
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Meal Service - Rock Wall
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Oak Room*
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Elm Room
7/20/2024 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
Education Service Center
Cedar A/Cedar B/Cedar C*
7/20/2024 8:45 AM 3:00 PM

Workshop Presenter(s)

Name
DREW HOWARD

Workshop Contacts

Name Type Department E-Mail Phone
RHONDA BAIRD
Contact rbaird@esc7.net
PATRICIA MCGARITY
Contact pmcgarity@esc7.net (903) 988-6811

Workshop Liaison(s)

Name Email

Sessions

Friday July 19, 2024
318603 General Session for All
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Cedar A/Cedar B/Cedar C*
Welcome, an overview of the day, and general information.
89/200
Friday July 19, 2024
318374 First Amendment Essentials for Effective Governance
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Aspen Room
This training will provide an overview of the application of the First Amendment to the board room. Participants will learn about the free speech rights of citizens speaking from the podium, as well as school district personnel and elected officials. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to manage disruptive behavior and navigate the complexities of free speech rights in a school leadership role.
16/30
Friday July 19, 2024
320069 New School Board Member Training / Orientation
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Cypress Room*
The New School Board Member Legislative Updates session is designed to equip newly elected or appointed school board members with essential knowledge about legislative changes, policies, and regulations impacting education. This session supports board members to stay informed, engage effectively in governance, and advocate for their district’s best interests.
17/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318320 The Board’s Role in Conflict
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Dogwood Room*
School Board members are, on occasion, asked to sit as a tribunal to hear level three grievance complaints, employee nonrenewal and termination hearings. What should the Team of Eight avoid and what strategies should it follow? We will discuss some of the legal pitfalls that board members should avoid as well as strategies that have proven successful.
34/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318162 What Does a School Board Member Need to Be Effective?
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Elm Room
School board members serve their communities by working to improve student achievement in their schools. In this session we will discuss 15 characteristics that school board members must keep in mind when working as a Team of Eight as they work together to agree on policies and decision making that impact students, staff, and the community. We will discuss how you can make a positive difference in the work of the board, and how to contribute most effectively to lasting change. The characteristics shared during the presentation will help you to be the most effective possible advocate for your community’s educational vision and values.
15/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318074 A Day in the Life of School Business: Behind the Scenes Insights
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Pine Room*
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to keep a school running smoothly? Join us for an immersive session where we dive into the day-to-day operations of school business management. In this interactive session, you'll get an insider's look at the various responsibilities and challenges faced by your administrative teams. From budget planning and financial management to facilities maintenance and procurement, we'll explore the diverse aspects of school business administration. We will share insights, tips, and best practices gleaned from years of hands-on experience in the field. You'll learn about the critical role of school business officials in supporting educational excellence and ensuring efficient resource allocation. Whether you're a seasoned Administrator or Board Member looking to gain a deeper understanding of school business operations or a newcomer curious about this essential aspect of education management, this session is for you. Come prepared to engage, ask questions, and walk away with a newfound appreciation for the vital work of school business professionals.
7/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318387 First Amendment Essentials for Effective Governance
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Aspen Room
This training will provide an overview of the application of the First Amendment to the board room. Participants will learn about the free speech rights of citizens speaking from the podium, as well as school district personnel and elected officials. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to manage disruptive behavior and navigate the complexities of free speech rights in a school leadership role.
9/30
Friday July 19, 2024
320070 New School Board Member Training / Intro - Legislative Update
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Cypress Room*
This training session is designed for newly elected and appointed school board members to enhance their governance skills. The training will cover the essentials of school board governance, focusing on strategic leadership, ethical decision-making, and community engagement.
15/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318321 The Board’s Role in Conflict
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Dogwood Room*
School Board members are, on occasion, asked to sit as a tribunal to hear level three grievance complaints, employee nonrenewal and termination hearings. What should the Team of Eight avoid and what strategies should it follow? We will discuss some of the legal pitfalls that board members should avoid as well as strategies that have proven successful.
24/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318163 What Does a School Board Member Need to Be Effective?
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Elm Room
School board members serve their communities by working to improve student achievement in their schools. In this session we will discuss 15 characteristics that school board members must keep in mind when working as a Team of Eight as they work together to agree on policies and decision making that impact students, staff, and the community. We will discuss how you can make a positive difference in the work of the board, and how to contribute most effectively to lasting change. The characteristics shared during the presentation will help you to be the most effective possible advocate for your community’s educational vision and values.
19/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318076 A Day in the Life of School Business: Behind the Scenes Insights
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Pine Room*
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to keep a school running smoothly? Join us for an immersive session where we dive into the day-to-day operations of school business management. In this interactive session, you'll get an insider's look at the various responsibilities and challenges faced by your administrative teams. From budget planning and financial management to facilities maintenance and procurement, we'll explore the diverse aspects of school business administration. We will share insights, tips, and best practices gleaned from years of hands-on experience in the field. You'll learn about the critical role of school business officials in supporting educational excellence and ensuring efficient resource allocation. Whether you're a seasoned Administrator or Board Member looking to gain a deeper understanding of school business operations or a newcomer curious about this essential aspect of education management, this session is for you. Come prepared to engage, ask questions, and walk away with a newfound appreciation for the vital work of school business professionals.
21/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318388 First Amendment Essentials for Effective Governance
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Aspen Room
This training will provide an overview of the application of the First Amendment to the board room. Participants will learn about the free speech rights of citizens speaking from the podium, as well as school district personnel and elected officials. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to manage disruptive behavior and navigate the complexities of free speech rights in a school leadership role.
9/30
Friday July 19, 2024
320072 New School Board Member Training / School Finance
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Cypress Room*
An informative training session for newly elected or appointed school board members designed to enhance the financial literacy and management skills of school board members. This workshop will delve into the intricacies of school finance, providing participants with knowledge and tools necessary to oversee and steward the financial resources of their educational institutions.
18/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318322 The Board’s Role in Conflict
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Dogwood Room*
School Board members are, on occasion, asked to sit as a tribunal to hear level three grievance complaints, employee nonrenewal and termination hearings. What should the Team of Eight avoid and what strategies should it follow? We will discuss some of the legal pitfalls that board members should avoid as well as strategies that have proven successful.
11/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318164 What Does a School Board Member Need to Be Effective?
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Elm Room
School board members serve their communities by working to improve student achievement in their schools. In this session we will discuss 15 characteristics that school board members must keep in mind when working as a Team of Eight as they work together to agree on policies and decision making that impact students, staff, and the community. We will discuss how you can make a positive difference in the work of the board, and how to contribute most effectively to lasting change. The characteristics shared during the presentation will help you to be the most effective possible advocate for your community’s educational vision and values.
18/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318077 A Day in the Life of School Business: Behind the Scenes Insights
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Pine Room*
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to keep a school running smoothly? Join us for an immersive session where we dive into the day-to-day operations of school business management. In this interactive session, you'll get an insider's look at the various responsibilities and challenges faced by your administrative teams. From budget planning and financial management to facilities maintenance and procurement, we'll explore the diverse aspects of school business administration. We will share insights, tips, and best practices gleaned from years of hands-on experience in the field. You'll learn about the critical role of school business officials in supporting educational excellence and ensuring efficient resource allocation. Whether you're a seasoned Administrator or Board Member looking to gain a deeper understanding of school business operations or a newcomer curious about this essential aspect of education management, this session is for you. Come prepared to engage, ask questions, and walk away with a newfound appreciation for the vital work of school business professionals.
32/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318389 First Amendment Essentials for Effective Governance
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Aspen Room
This training will provide an overview of the application of the First Amendment to the board room. Participants will learn about the free speech rights of citizens speaking from the podium, as well as school district personnel and elected officials. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to manage disruptive behavior and navigate the complexities of free speech rights in a school leadership role.
29/30
Friday July 19, 2024
320073 New School Board Member Training / School Safety - Human Trafficking
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Cypress Room*
This training session is crafted for newly elected or appointed school board members to deepen their understanding and implementation of comprehensive school safety measures. The session is designed to empower board members with the knowledge necessary to govern a secure learning environment for all students.
28/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318324 The Board’s Role in Conflict
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Dogwood Room*
School Board members are, on occasion, asked to sit as a tribunal to hear level three grievance complaints, employee nonrenewal and termination hearings. What should the Team of Eight avoid and what strategies should it follow? We will discuss some of the legal pitfalls that board members should avoid as well as strategies that have proven successful.
6/55
Friday July 19, 2024
318166 What Does a School Board Member Need to Be Effective?
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Elm Room
School board members serve their communities by working to improve student achievement in their schools. In this session we will discuss 15 characteristics that school board members must keep in mind when working as a Team of Eight as they work together to agree on policies and decision making that impact students, staff, and the community. We will discuss how you can make a positive difference in the work of the board, and how to contribute most effectively to lasting change. The characteristics shared during the presentation will help you to be the most effective possible advocate for your community’s educational vision and values.
11/30
Friday July 19, 2024
318079 A Day in the Life of School Business: Behind the Scenes Insights
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Pine Room*
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes to keep a school running smoothly? Join us for an immersive session where we dive into the day-to-day operations of school business management. In this interactive session, you'll get an insider's look at the various responsibilities and challenges faced by your administrative teams. From budget planning and financial management to facilities maintenance and procurement, we'll explore the diverse aspects of school business administration. We will share insights, tips, and best practices gleaned from years of hands-on experience in the field. You'll learn about the critical role of school business officials in supporting educational excellence and ensuring efficient resource allocation. Whether you're a seasoned Administrator or Board Member looking to gain a deeper understanding of school business operations or a newcomer curious about this essential aspect of education management, this session is for you. Come prepared to engage, ask questions, and walk away with a newfound appreciation for the vital work of school business professionals.
15/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
318605 General Session for All
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Cedar A/Cedar B/Cedar C*
Welcome, an overview of the day, and general information.
88/200
Saturday July 20, 2024
318390 Digital Diplomacy: Navigating Social Media as a School Board Member
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Aspen Room
This training will provide board members with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively utilize social media while adhering to law and policy. Guidance will be provided on separating ISD, personal, candidate, and officeholder content online to maintain professionalism and transparency. Additionally, potential implications of the Texas Public Information Act will be discussed to ensure compliance with all legal requirements.
19/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
316946 Unlocking CTE Funding: Region 7 ESC's Guide to Maximizing Funds through the CCMR Data Template
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Cypress Room*
Attend our session presented by Region 7 ESC CTE, where we unveil the secrets to maximizing Career and Technical Education (CTE) funds through the CCMR data template. Gain expert insights and strategies to optimize your funding potential and support your district's CTE initiatives. By attending, you will gain invaluable insights to streamline data collection processes and maximize funding potential. Secure your seat now to stay ahead in optimizing your CTE funding strategy for the benefit of your districts. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your CTE funding strategy and secure resources for your programs.
11/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318325 Let’s BOP
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Dogwood Room*
The board and its officers are responsible for ensuring the implementation and adherence of Board Operating Procedures (BOPs). This session will address the nature and benefits of BOPs as well as possible BOP options available to boards.
7/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
320267 School Safety
8:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Pine Room*
In an era where school safety has become a paramount concern, it is crucial for school boards to be equipped with the knowledge to best govern a secure educational environment. This training session is designed to empower school board members with the skills and insights necessary to ensure the well-being of students and staff.
15/50
Saturday July 20, 2024
318600 School Board EISO & Team of 8
8:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Birch Room*
SB 1566 requires that all school board members to be trained in Evaluating and Improving Student Outcomes. This workshop will provide a look at how school board, progress monitoring, accountability, and implementation make a difference in student outcomes. This will be a three hour training that is required above any of the “level” trainings previously mandated. However, if ALL school board members and the superintendent from a district attend the training together and work together throughout the training, dual credit for SB 1566 and Team of Eight training may be awarded.
37/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
318391 Digital Diplomacy: Navigating Social Media as a School Board Member
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Aspen Room
This training will provide board members with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively utilize social media while adhering to law and policy. Guidance will be provided on separating ISD, personal, candidate, and officeholder content online to maintain professionalism and transparency. Additionally, potential implications of the Texas Public Information Act will be discussed to ensure compliance with all legal requirements.
10/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
316949 Unlocking CTE Funding: Region 7 ESC's Guide to Maximizing Funds through the CCMR Data Template
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Cypress Room*
Attend our session presented by Region 7 ESC CTE, where we unveil the secrets to maximizing Career and Technical Education (CTE) funds through the CCMR data template. Gain expert insights and strategies to optimize your funding potential and support your district's CTE initiatives. By attending, you will gain invaluable insights to streamline data collection processes and maximize funding potential. Secure your seat now to stay ahead in optimizing your CTE funding strategy for the benefit of your districts. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your CTE funding strategy and secure resources for your programs.
14/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318326 Let’s BOP
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Dogwood Room*
The board and its officers are responsible for ensuring the implementation and adherence of Board Operating Procedures (BOPs). This session will address the nature and benefits of BOPs as well as possible BOP options available to boards.
15/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
320268 School Safety
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Pine Room*
In an era where school safety has become a paramount concern, it is crucial for school boards to be equipped with the knowledge to best govern a secure educational environment. This training session is designed to empower school board members with the skills and insights necessary to ensure the well-being of students and staff.
10/50
Saturday July 20, 2024
318392 Digital Diplomacy: Navigating Social Media as a School Board Member
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Aspen Room
This training will provide board members with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively utilize social media while adhering to law and policy. Guidance will be provided on separating ISD, personal, candidate, and officeholder content online to maintain professionalism and transparency. Additionally, potential implications of the Texas Public Information Act will be discussed to ensure compliance with all legal requirements.
20/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318169 7 Signs of Effective School Board Members
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Birch Room*
If you are like most board members, you have worked hard to reach this point. You have listened to your community and come to understand its values and concerns. Above all, you have embraced the transformative power of a great board to improve public education. School boards may be small and local, but they represent perhaps the most important daily civic commitment we as citizens make to our communities, our children, and our future. In this session we will discuss 7 signs of effective school board members.
46/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
316951 Unlocking CTE Funding: Region 7 ESC's Guide to Maximizing Funds through the CCMR Data Template
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Cypress Room*
Attend our session presented by Region 7 ESC CTE, where we unveil the secrets to maximizing Career and Technical Education (CTE) funds through the CCMR data template. Gain expert insights and strategies to optimize your funding potential and support your district's CTE initiatives. By attending, you will gain invaluable insights to streamline data collection processes and maximize funding potential. Secure your seat now to stay ahead in optimizing your CTE funding strategy for the benefit of your districts. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your CTE funding strategy and secure resources for your programs.
12/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318327 Let’s BOP
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Dogwood Room*
The board and its officers are responsible for ensuring the implementation and adherence of Board Operating Procedures (BOPs). This session will address the nature and benefits of BOPs as well as possible BOP options available to boards.
3/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
320269 School Safety
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Pine Room*
In an era where school safety has become a paramount concern, it is crucial for school boards to be equipped with the knowledge to best govern a secure educational environment. This training session is designed to empower school board members with the skills and insights necessary to ensure the well-being of students and staff.
7/50
Saturday July 20, 2024
318393 Digital Diplomacy: Navigating Social Media as a School Board Member
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Aspen Room
This training will provide board members with the knowledge and tools needed to effectively utilize social media while adhering to law and policy. Guidance will be provided on separating ISD, personal, candidate, and officeholder content online to maintain professionalism and transparency. Additionally, potential implications of the Texas Public Information Act will be discussed to ensure compliance with all legal requirements.
7/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318170 7 Signs of Effective School Board Members
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Birch Room*
If you are like most board members, you have worked hard to reach this point. You have listened to your community and come to understand its values and concerns. Above all, you have embraced the transformative power of a great board to improve public education. School boards may be small and local, but they represent perhaps the most important daily civic commitment we as citizens make to our communities, our children, and our future. In this session we will discuss 7 signs of effective school board members.
26/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
316953 Unlocking CTE Funding: Region 7 ESC's Guide to Maximizing Funds through the CCMR Data Template
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Cypress Room*
Attend our session presented by Region 7 ESC CTE, where we unveil the secrets to maximizing Career and Technical Education (CTE) funds through the CCMR data template. Gain expert insights and strategies to optimize your funding potential and support your district's CTE initiatives. By attending, you will gain invaluable insights to streamline data collection processes and maximize funding potential. Secure your seat now to stay ahead in optimizing your CTE funding strategy for the benefit of your districts. Don't miss out on this invaluable opportunity to enhance your CTE funding strategy and secure resources for your programs.
5/30
Saturday July 20, 2024
318328 Let’s BOP
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Dogwood Room*
The board and its officers are responsible for ensuring the implementation and adherence of Board Operating Procedures (BOPs). This session will address the nature and benefits of BOPs as well as possible BOP options available to boards.
25/55
Saturday July 20, 2024
320270 School Safety
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Pine Room*
In an era where school safety has become a paramount concern, it is crucial for school boards to be equipped with the knowledge to best govern a secure educational environment. This training session is designed to empower school board members with the skills and insights necessary to ensure the well-being of students and staff.
19/50

Special Accommodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten(10) business days prior to the workshop date.