Here are some flags that your governing board may be overwhelmed:
√ Long meetings. If they last more than three hours, rethink the agenda.
√ Too many meetings. You should have one regular board meeting and maybe a monthly work session, tops.
√ Lack of focus. You need to be moving on strategic goals and priorities, not mundane matters.
√ Micromanaging. Keep away from anything that isn’t about broad matters of policy and governance.
√ Wasted time. Quibbling over a minor item means you’re lost in the weeds.
√ Weak policymaking. The board should review once a year how it sets policy.
√ No accountability. The board needs to measure progress regularly.
— Adapted from “Operation Overload,” Del Stover, American School Board Journal.
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