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Board Member Training
Policy # 2120
Training requirements for Board members in the first year of their first term as a Board member is two-fold.
Training on Financial Oversight, Accountability and Fiduciary Responsibilities
Currently, within the first year of election or appointment, each Board member must complete a minimum of six (6) hours of training on the financial oversight, accountability and fiduciary responsibilities of a School Board member.
Re-elected Board members are not required to repeat this training. Additionally, re-training is not required if the Board member has previously fulfilled this requirement as a first-term member of a component school district.
Training on Powers, Functions and Duties of Board Members and Other Authorities
Re-elected Board members shall not be required to repeat this training. Additionally, should a voting Board member be seated or appointed on or before
Curricula and Compliance
Training on financial oversight, accountability and fiduciary responsibilities shall be approved by the Commissioner of Education in consultation with the State Comptroller. General training shall be approved by the Commissioner of Education. Providers shall be approved by the Commissioner. Curricula may be offered together as a single course or separately.
Upon completing the required training, the Board member shall file with the District Clerk a certificate of completion issued by the provider of the training. Actual and necessary expenses incurred by a Board member in complying with these requirements are a lawful charge to the District.
Education Law Section 2102-a
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Section 170.12(a)
Adoption Date: 12/20/2011
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