Supporting small school board members to be “lifelong learners” through board orientation, training, & assessment
Acies Strategies approaches board professional development, orientation, and assessment with great respect and admiration for the strengths and gifts that small school board members bring. We recognize that you are looking for meaningful, relevant, hands-on training that is respectful of your limited time and budgets, and that provides information not only about what board members should be focusing on and doing, but also how to accomplish your governance responsibilities.
Strategic Small School Governance: An Online Course for Board Members
Relevant for all boards, yet with specific attention to issues facing small school boards, this online course provides a step-by-step process with tools and resources board leaders can use to train and lead board members in effective, strategic board governance.
Small School Board Evaluation
Small school boards need a personalized, comprehensive evaluation process that results in specific data and recommendations for your board.
Acies Strategies provides individualized workshops, retreats, and board orientation for small school boards that are tailored to their current needs.
Training on topics such as roles and responsibilities, onboarding new members, thinking strategically, financial oversight and foresight, etc.
“Brooke understands the teaching/learning dynamic and is an expert at leading school boards of directors/trustees into unchartered territory. She guides as well as leads. No one is left out. Her intelligence and warmth and knowledge push all of us in this group toward new understanding and the courage to try more successful strategies than the ones we currently use.”
Linda S. Friends Meeting School Board Member
“Her professionalism, experience, engagement and knowledge base were nothing short of remarkable, and I would give Dr. Carroll my highest recommendation to any school in need of recruitment services, or for consulting services in area of school governance and leadership.”
Scott Reeder, Board member, Madison Country Day School