New School Board Members Required Training
Texas Open Government Laws (2 videos) Level III credit hours
Effective January 1, 2006, elected and appointed public officials are required by state law to receive training in Texas Open Government Laws - the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act. Board members must receive the training within 90 days of being seated.
Training consists of viewing the two videos below, each approximately 90 minutes in length.
To access completion certificates from the Attorney General's Office, click on the link below.
Orientation the the Texas Education Code (TEC) for New Board Trustees
SBOE Required Training Course [19 TAC § 61.1 (b) (1)(B)] A newly elected board member of an independent school district shall receive the orientation to the TEC within the first year of service. The orientation shall be delivered by ESCs and shall be three hours in length. This training is offered in workshops. Board members only need to attend one of the trainings listed below.
Webinar (Video) Links
Certificate: Attorney General's Office
- Texas Open Government Laws:
Course Completion Certificate from the Office of Attorney General