Conservatives won in school board races across the United States!

The hard work paid off... but the work has only just begun. Now, prepare to hit the ground running.

This training will benefit both newly elected and current conservative school board members, as well as school board candidates and active citizens.

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This course is availible at no cost thanks to LI's generous and dependable donors.

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Course curriculum

    1. Governance Structure and The Role of a School Board Member

    2. The Who and The How

    3. Communications Part 1

    4. Communications Part 2

    5. Florida Sunshine & Ethics Laws

    6. Union Relations and Collective Bargaining

    7. What is a School Board?

    8. Budget and Finance

    9. Robert's Rules of Order

    1. Course Completion Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 10 lessons
  • 4.5 hours of video content
Earn a LI Graduate Certificate by Completing this Course

More than 250,000 Leadership Institute graduates work across the conservative movement in campaigns, journalism, think tanks, on Capitol Hill, and beyond. There's no better way to gain a competitive edge in politics.

But that's not all - by earning a LI graduation certificate, you'll gain:

  • Exclusive access to LI's private Alumni network
  • Priority status in LI's Employment Placement Services
  • Increased knowledge and expertise in political technology

The Leadership Institute’s School Board Programs has gathered leading experts to provide this on-demand New School Board Member Training to build the foundational skill set to effectively achieve your goals and campaign promises.

Speakers include:

  • Erika Donalds, former school board member, wife of Florida Congressman Byron Donalds
  • Bridget Ziegler, current school board member, and the Leadership Institute's Director of School Board Programs 
  • and many more!

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- Morton C. Blackwell

The Leadership Institute's mission is to increase the number and effectiveness of conservative activists and leaders in the public policy process.

  • Founded in 1979 by its president, Morton C. Blackwell, the Leadership Institute (LI) teaches conservatives the nuts and bolts of succeeding in the public policy process.
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