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Working Your Waivers Workshop ( FACE-to-FACE)

1/22/2019 9:00:00 AM - 1/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Course Description

Course Outline

I. 9:00 AM Welcome & Introductions
II. 9:15 - 11:15 - Part 1 - Using Flexibility and Waivers to Improve Academic Achievement
III. Part 2: Panel - Waivers In Action
IV. 11:15 - Noon - Moving Forward in the Midst of Change
V. Noon - 1 PM Networking Lunch
VI. 1:00 - 3:00 PM Legal Implications of Contracts & Waivers
Course Length : 6 Hours
Board Training Credit : 0 Hours
Location : Holiday Inn Macon North 3953 River Place Drive Macon GA
Registration Fee : $220
  • Domain I : Governance Structure
    • Standard A : The governance leadership team is comprised of the local board of education and the superintendent, and adheres to appropriate roles and responsibilities, as defined in the state constitution, state law, local act and board policy.
    • Standard C : The board acts as a policy-making body separate from the roles and responsibilities authorized to the superintendent.
    • Standard B : The governance leadership team demonstrates a unified approach to governing the school system in order to assure effective fulfillment of roles and responsibilities.
  • Domain III : Board and Community Relations
    • Standard A : The governance leadership team develops a process for creating a culture where input is sought, heard, and valued.
    • Standard B : The board develops policies to ensure effective communication and engagement of all stakeholders’ which support the strategic plan, desired culture and continuous improvement of the school system.
    • Standard C : The governance leadership team ensures processes that develop, communicate and maintain procedures for communications by stakeholders which result in resolution of issues and concerns supporting the strategic plan, desired culture and continuous improvement of the school system.
  • Domain IV : Policy Development
    • Standard A : The board of education adopts, revises, and follows written policies that are clear, up-to-date, and in compliance with the school system’s strategic plan, state constitution, state and federal laws and state board rules.
  • Domain V : Board Meetings
    • Standard A : The board announces and holds meetings in accordance with local board policy and the Open Meetings Law (O.C.G.A. §50-14-1).
  • Domain VIII : Ethics
    • Standard A : The board of education adheres to, adopts and practices a Code of Ethics, avoids conflicts of interest, and annually reviews ethical standards to ensure and enhance governance structure and organizational effectiveness.