Board members are encouraged to attend workshops and other meetings that provide opportunities for professional development. Professional development for Board members helps the Board stay informed of current educational issues and assists them in governing the District in the most informed manner possible.

Board members shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in attendance at meetings and other professional development activities in accordance with established guidelines and practices.

Prior Board approval is required for attendance at out-of-state conferences or meetings.

Legal Ref.: Statutes of Wisconsin

Section 120.10(4) [Annual meeting power to authorize expense reimbursement]
Section 120.13(16) [Board power to reimburse expenses for attendance at school board organization conferences]
Section 120.13(32) [Board power to provide board member orientation and training]

First Reading: February 16, 2010
Second Reading: March 2, 2010
Date Approved: March 2, 2010

For the Board: Tom Steiner, President; Lynn Jaeger, Vice President; Cole Marshall, Clerk; Bill Barhyte, Treasurer; Sue Giovanni, Member