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Getting Stuff Done: The Simple Rules for being effective on your school board

Thursday, April 27, 8PM-9PM via Zoom

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How to make a difference on your school board.

School board members can't always agree on what needs to change to increase teacher retention, student performance, parental involvement, and more. Getting your colleagues on board with your ideas and strategies isn't always easy.

Being a true change agent requires knowledge of parliamentary procedure,  and expert techniques to guide discussions.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The optimum, painless way to prepare for board meetings

  • How to use clarifying questions to advance your ideas

  • The ABCs of agenda setting for results

  • The best ways to constructively challenge vocal, dogmatic members

  • The ABCs of agenda setting for results

  • Rapport-building strategies that foster understanding among board members and stakeholders

Our Experts


Jonathan Sink has been serving school boards for over 13 years and was previously general counsel to Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson and the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system.


Jonathan Vogel served at the U.S. Department of Education as the Deputy General Counsel for Higher Education and Regulatory Services and at the U.S. Department of Justice as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. He is a current school board lawyer. His firm Vogel Law represents families, teachers, and administrators with IEPs and Section 504 Plans, student and faculty disciplinary matters, professional licensing investigations, homeschooling issues, and civil rights violations. 

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