Trustee Professional Development Program Resources
The professional development modules are supported by a set of interactive resources designed to enhance your experience of the modules. These include relevant video clips, reflection questions, self-assessment tools, and quizzes. Additional online and print resources related to the module content are also referenced.
Please note, many of the resources below were last updated in 2015. As such, some may be out of date. If you note any errors, please let us know by completing a feedback form.
Module 1 — Authentic Governance through Ethical Leadership
Module 2 — Authentic Governance for Student Achievement: Boards Matter!
Module 3 — Roles and Responsibilities
Module 4 — Common Ground, Common Purpose: Key Relationships in School Boards
Module 5 — Performance Review: Director of Education
Module 6 — The Strategic Role and Multi-year Strategic Planning
Module 7 — Exercising Authentic Governance: The School Board’s Role as Policymaker
Module 8 — Conflict: Managing it Creatively
Module 9 — Family and Community Engagement
Module 10 — Advocacy: Engaging the Public
Module 11 — Legal Aspects of School Board Governance
Module 12 — Running Effective Meetings
Module 13 — School Board Finance
Module 14 — School Boards and Human Resources
Module 15 — What Makes a Great Board Chair?
Module 16 — First Nation Trustees: Unique Roles & Responsibilities
Module 17 — Trustee Code of Conduct
Module 19 — Internal Audit and The Role of Audit Committees
Module 20 — A Journey Towards Truth and Reconciliation
Module 21 — Board Self-Assessment: Governance Performance