Custom On-Site Trainings

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Custom On-Site Trainings

ASBA provides individualized training and professional development opportunities throughout the year that enhance the work of Arizona governing boards and encourage continued learning and improvement. Trainings are offered when and where you need them.
*Times are approximate
ASBA has resumed in-person trainings, with precautions. For in-person trainings, the district will need to ensure that participants are spaced a minimum of 6 feet apart and that masks are properly worn when not seated. If COVID19 metrics in the requesting district’s area are in the “substantial” or “high” categories, ASBA may need to change the training to a virtual setting.

Effective Board Meetings

2 hours*

This training helps your ream identify ways to have productive, efficient and informative board meetings. Agenda Setting, meeting norms and pacing are just a few of the topics covered in this training.

Team Transitions

3 hours*

Communication

This training helps your ream identify ways to have productive, efficient and informative board meetings. Agenda Setting, meeting norms and pacing are just a few of the topics covered in this training.

3 hours*

Team Member Style

During this workshop utilizing HRDQ materials, district leadership teams identify their individual team member style, the strengths and opportunities based on their style and discuss how the team will best function based on all the styles of the team.

Roles & Responsibilities

2 hours*

Effective teams understand the role and responsibilities of each team member. During this training, we take a deep dive into the different, yet interconnected duties of the superintendent and board.

Open Meeting Law

2 hours*

ASBA General Counsel, Chris Thomas, can provide a general or specific review of Arizona’s Open Meeting Law. The workshop can be tailored to meet the district’s individual needs.

Advocacy Training

3 hours*

Board members can be effective advocates for their students and districts. Learn about the role of a board member as advocate, both within your district and statewide.

Strategic Planning Facilitation

3 hours*

In order for your entire leadership team to participate, ASBA will provide expert facilitators for your strategic planning meeting. This baseline session will give district leadership teams a starting point in their strategic planning process. Additional sessions would beneficial to assist the district leadership team with next steps, including identifying goals for the strategic plan.

Board Self-Evaluation

3 hours*

Part 1

Using ASBA’s online self-evaluation tool, board teams review the evaluation results and identify areas of opportunity for improvement during the workshop.

3 hours*

Part 2

This second-in-a-series workshop allows district to review the areas of opportunity and develop an action plan with measurable goals and identify objectives to achieve those goals.

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Board Retreat Facilitation

Time dependent on the agenda*

Your team develops the agenda and ASBA helps you execute a productive board retreat, allowing the board president and superintendent to participate as a member of the team.

Search Ready?

3 hours*

This workshop is designed to help boards come to consensus on the current state and desired future of the district in preparation for identifying criteria for a superintendent search.

Customer Service Training (Classified Staff)

2/3/4 hours*

ASBA provides a customer service training that focuses on creating a welcoming environment using a customer-focus approach for classified school front office staff. This training is offered as a 4-hour, 3-hour or 2-hour format. Please email Ellen White, ewhite@azsba.org for more information.

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