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Online Charter School Board Governance - 2 hour

Online Charter School Board Governance - 2 hour

Session participants will obtain a refresher on how to govern themselves in and out of the board room. Subjects presented represent the core curriculum that has been requested by the Florida Department of Education and is described below.

Governing in the Sunshine:
Participants will be exposed to the holistic definition of what Governing in the Sunshine really means through examples and case studies. Additionally, protocol on board meetings as well as the current Florida Statutes that describe accountability will be reviewed.

Conflict of Interest:
This module stresses the parameters that governing board members need to be aware of when it comes to decisions that can be called into question and actions that are contrary to best practices of doing business. Also addressed will be penalties and the statutes that apply to this topical area.

Participants will be expressed to the codes of ethics as outlined in the Florida statutes and your responsibilities to the board, the school(s) you serve and the neighboring community.

Financial Responsibilities:
Participants will be (re)introduced to the real world of financial oversight with this module. It will provide details on budget development, review and forward planning from a revenue and expense perspective. Also, how to avoid pitfalls for your organization. The Florida Statutes that describe a board member’s responsibility will also be presented.

  • Details

    This is the 2 hour equivalency course.

    The timeline to access and complete the course is 1 month

    Upon completion of the course, a certificate of completion will be issued for your files

    If you are registering your board members, please forward the emails of all members participating so that we can forward the access link to them.

    **** Once we have been notified of your confirmed registration, You will receive two emails. the First is from the CMA Office with course access instructions. The second email will be from, our online provider with your course link.****
  • School Affiliate

    Please identify your school in the special instructions box

  • School Name:

  • District ID:

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