All Illinois school Board members elected or appointed after June 13, 2011 must complete within the first year of their term a minimum of four hours of professional development leadership training covering topics in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities of a board member (105 ILCS 5/1016a). The following list contains mandatory and non-mandatory training and development activities that were completed by each Board member.

Board Member Development & Training Activity Date Completed
Terri Lefler Basics of Law on Board Meetings Jun 12, 2009
Basics of Governance Jun 12, 2009
Basics of Finance Jul 11, 2009
Dealing with Difficult People Nov 20, 2009
Data First Nov 19, 2010
Board Presidents Nov 18, 2011
Open Meetings Act Feb 29, 2012
Diversity & Inclusion Nov 16, 2012
Inspiring Trust Nov 16, 2012
PDLT/PERA May 10, 2013
Board Presidents Nov 16, 2013
Connecting with the Community Nov 21, 2014
Closing the Gaps Nov 20, 2015
Social Media Nov 20, 2015
Steve Dembo Open Meetings Act May 10, 2013
PDLT/PERA May 10, 2013
Basics of Governance May 11, 2013
Media Interest or Media Circus Nov 21, 2014
Felicia Holtz PDLT/PERA May 10, 2013
Open Meetings Act May 10, 2013
Basics of Governance May 11, 2013
Connecting with the Community Nov 21, 2014
Mark Chao PDLT Jul 19, 2012
Parliamentary Procedures Jul 19, 2012
Media Relations Jul 21, 2012
Labor Relations Jul 24, 2012
Superintendent Evaluation Aug 11, 2012
Open Meetings Act Sep 25, 2012
School Board Accountability Nov 16, 2012
Basics of Governance Jun 01, 2013
Basics of Finance Nov 16, 2013
Bullying Prevention Nov 06, 2014
Media Interest or Media Circus Nov 21, 2014
Closing the Gaps Nov 20, 2015
Using Data Nov 20, 2015
Joanne Marsden PDLT/PERA May 08, 2015
Basics of Governance May 09, 2015
Open Meetings Act Jun 12, 2015
Kerry Nedic PDLT/PERA Jun 12, 2015
Open Meetings Act Jun 12, 2015
Basics of Governance Jun 13, 2015
Social Media Nov 20, 2015
Basics of Finance Nov 20, 2015
Jennifer Waters Open Meetings Act May 10, 2013
PDLT/PERA May 10, 2013
Basics of Governance May 11, 2013