A: There is typically some degree of confusion surrounding the definition and role of an ex-officio board member among board directors, executive directors, CEO’s, and […]Continue reading »
A: Long story short, it is the board’s fiduciary responsibility to “accept” grants and to understand what district resources may need to be allocated or […]Continue reading »
ASK AASB: When do boards have committee and working sessions? How is this different from executive session, as both seem to be private?
Committee meetings and work sessions are not subject to executive session. Both meetings, if they involve board member participation, should be advertised and are to […]Continue reading »
A. First and foremost all committee meetings are subject to the Open Meeting act and not only should be posted but should be held in […]Continue reading »
A: State statute does not specify what qualifies as an excused or unexcused absence and simply leaves it to local boards to define. The AASB […]Continue reading »
A: The short answer is yes; the board approves the contracts offered to new employees by the superintendent.Continue reading »