The Advanced Boardsmanship Certification (ABC) recognizes school board members who demonstrate exemplary leadership traits through proactive work at the local and regional, state, or national levels and who have completed the leadership and governance curriculums of the Certified Board Member (CBM) and the Master Board (MB) Programs. Click here to learn more.
A school board automatically qualifies for the Certified Board Distinction when a majority of the board members has completed the annual renewal requirements. The FSBA Office monitors and determines when this distinction is earned by a school board. A school board is notified by the FSBA Office upon qualification for the distinction. Click here to learn more.
FSBA offers the service of providing a facilitator for workshops scheduled by the school board and other school district groups. The facilitator’s role is to achieve quality results for the group by maximizing involvement of all participants. Click here to learn more.
Onsite technical assistance trainings are available for the school board and may include the superintendent and other district-level staff as determined by the board. The purpose of the training is to provide instruction on a topic(s) selected by the school board. Click here to learn more.
FSBA offers training for school board chairs and vice chairs annually on the Tuesday of the Annual Joint Conference in December. Because this is a two-part training series that takes place over two years, participants should plan to attend when they are chosen to serve as both chair and vice chair to ensure that they receive the full array of content. Click here to learn more.