Effective School Boards: Chapter 5—Working Toward Board Improvement
The board will discuss Chapter 5 of Effective School Boards-Strategies for Improving Board Performance by Eugene Smoley, Jr..
This chapter is titled "Working Toward Board Improvement"
The text identifies three key self-improvement activities that contribute to board effectiveness;
1) Cultivate Leadership
2) Assess Competence
3) Obtain Assistance
As a tool to aid in the discussion of this chapter the board may wish to use a discussion protocol.
An effective and simple protocol to use is called the "Four As Text Protocol"