01/21/08 – Marilyn Segars Jamal, a veteran city educator, took the mic at the front of the Camden High auditorium and told one student to take off his hat, kicked out another student for talking and announced to the school that she was the new acting principal. "I promise you, you will achieve success," Jamal said, tearing up. "My tears aren't for fear, my tears are because I'm ready to rise. Are you?"
Fresh paint is now covering some of the graffiti and outside consultants (LTG) are running professional development sessions.
[full article by Matt Katz]
The women and men who serve as trustees on Boards of Directors often come to their roles with a huge commitment and an impressive work ethic. Yet rarely are these inspiring people provided with upfront training regarding their specific responsibilities or the functions and responsibilities of their board as a governing body.
LTG's Board Development Training orients board members of all experience levels in legal responsibilities and liabilities, the board's role in setting organizational vision, mission and values, and organizational oversight.
The training also explores ways in which board members can assist their organization in fulfilling the mission, create strategic plans, adapt to change and create a culture of continuous improvement of growth.