Taking effective meeting minutes can be challenging, especially remembering what to include, and how actions should be recorded. In this article, Zenda Bowie, director of field services and parliamentarian for the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA), shares with us eight things you should never miss when taking minutes.
When Dr. Vic Wilson became the superintendent of Hartselle City Schools in July of 2013, one of his first priorities was to evaluate his new surroundings. Personnel, processes, culture, organizational priorities — all garnered his attention as he began his new leadership role in the Alabama district and helped develop and guide the strategy he would employ to help bring success to the students of Hartselle City Schools.
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Education leaders want their districts and schools to be high performing. To do that, leaders recognize that they must create Performance Cultures. But what exactly is does this mean and what do leaders do to create a Performance Culture?
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Board management software helps school districts increase productivity and work smarter so they can focus on what really matters — their students.