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MIG Course 2: Student Learning & Achievement/ Policy & Judicial Review (Sept 7, 2024 - IN PERSON)


MIG Course 2 - Student Learning & Achievement | Policy & Judicial Review

Prerequisite:  MIG 1 - Foundations of Effective Governance | Setting Direction


Why You Should Take This Training:

As a dedicated trustee, it's essential to continuously enhance your understanding and skills to effectively fulfill your role in shaping the educational landscape. This workshop offers invaluable insights and tools tailored to the dynamic demands of modern school governance, particularly the areas of policy development, strategic planning, data analysis, compliance and liability that are critical to effective stewardship of the school district. 


How it Relates to Your Role:

As a school board trustee, you hold a pivotal position in shaping the educational landscape of your district. MIG Course 2: Student Learning & Achievement | Policy & Judicial Review | is tailored to equip you with the necessary skills and insights to fulfill your responsibilities effectively. Through this workshop, you will deepen your understanding of policy development, strategic planning for student success, legal oversight, and collaborative leadership.


Enhancing Your Capacity as a Board Member:

A strong governance team understands the role of policy development, strategic planning, legal oversight, and collaborative leadership, enabling informed decision-making aligned with the district's goals. By attending this workshop, you’ll understand the judicial review processes and how they can reduce liabilities and ensure compliance, empowering board members to fulfill their responsibilities confidently and contribute to student success.


What You Can Take Away:

Upon completion of this training, participants will:

  • Develop an enhanced understanding of policy development, strategic planning, legal oversight, and collaborative leadership
  • Align decisions with the district's goals and student needs
  • Utilize data effectively and engage stakeholders in decision-making processes
  • Utilize sound legal judgment to minimize liabilities and ensure compliance
  • Direct and drive positive outcomes for student success and well-being

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of aligning board responsibilities with student learning goals
  • Develop skills to utilize data effectively in decision-making processes
  • Learn strategies for engaging stakeholders in strategic planning efforts
  • Gain knowledge of policy development processes and the board's role within them
  • Understand the judicial review and appeals processes and apply legal judgment effectively
  • Enhance proficiency in strategic planning for student success and well-being
  • Foster a climate of support and empowerment within the district
  • Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards in governance practices



Saturday, September 7, 2024



8:00 a.m. | Registration opens

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Student Learning & Achievement

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Policy & Judicial Review


Registration fee includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch.


Meeting Details:

Ventura County Office of Education

5100 Adolfo Road,

Camarillo, CA 93012


Registration: $750 | Late registration: $825 (Starting on August 10, 2024)

Registration closes on August 24, 2024