John Meixner, Regional Superintendent of Schools
Fulton | Hancock | McDonough | Schuyler

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June 10

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Legacy Center 1849 N Seminary St, Galesburg, IL 61401, USA

TITLE: Restorative Circles: School Board Member (NEW) Professional Development Leadership Training

EVENT #:  725-23

DATE(S):  June 10th, 2023

TIME(S):  7:30am-4:30ppm

LOCATION(S): The Legacy Center 1849 N. Seminary St. Galesburg, Illinois

PRESENTER(S):  Jim Owens & Mike Trask 

INTENDED AUDIENCE:  Incoming School Board Members (Current School Board Members are welcome to register separately/join the group for lunch and legal updates.)

FEE:  $75.00



Course Objectives: 

  • ROE SchoolWorks is pleased to offer School Board Leadership Training as an Illinois State Board of Education approved provider. The training, developed by a team of retired superintendents and school board members from east central Illinois, meets the requirement set forth by 105 ILCS 5/10-16a.

  • The training features information and interactive scenarios on the topics of: Education and Labor Law, Financial Oversight and Accountability, Fiduciary Responsibilities Effective June 13, 2011 all school board members elected or appointed for a term of at least one year’s duration from that date forward must receive mandatory training.

  • In addition to the School Board Leadership Training, participants will also complete the PERA (Optional Alternative Evaluative Dismissal Process) training. 

  • This will provide board members a deeper look into the PERA Law regarding teacher evaluation.

  • ROE School Works Presenters:

  • Mr. Jim Owens, Retired Superintendent of Westville CUSD 2; Current part-time Superintendent for Potomac CUSD 10.

  • Mr. Michael Trask, Current Board Present for McClean Unit 5.

  • Legal Presenter TBD


QUESTIONS?  Please email [email protected] to contact Erica, the PD Coordinator for the ROE 26 & ROE 33 Professional Development Consortium.

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