School board member training hours for each school district should be reported to the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) by December 19, 2009. Report the training each school board member obtained from January through December of 2009. The training reported includes topics relevant to school laws, school operations, and the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the members of the board of directors, including, but not limited to: legal requirements, role differentiation, financial management, and improving student achievement.
Professional development hours certified by the Arkansas School Boards Association as “state hours” may be used for this report. Each school district should send an email with a Microsoft Excel attachment to email@example.com.
Attached to this memo is a Microsoft Excel file with the format to be used. Please forward questions to Louis Ferren at 501-682-4208.