"When I was in school, one of my teachers was crazy about me. I once heard her tell another teacher, 'I wish he were my kid for just one day.'"
Frank Zotter Jr. & Loren W. Soukup
(Education Code Section 35143)
Each school district, community college district, and county office of education is required to hold an annual organizational meeting. In an election year, a school district or community college organizational meeting is held on a day within the fifteen (15) day period that commences with the date upon which a governing board member elected at that election takes office (the first Friday in December). In years in which no regular election for governing board members is conducted, the organizational meeting is held during that same fifteen day period. Exceptions to this rule are discussed below. This year the date on which an elected trustee would take office is December 7, 2012. Organizational meetings should be held as follows:
Virginia A. Riegel
Shared governance is a staple of everyday operations within the community college system. A reminder about the legal contours of shared governance can help districts assess whether their local processes are meeting their needs and verify compliance with state law.
Each community college district is required to hold an annual organizational meeting.
search terms: Governing Board, Elections, Organizational Meetings
Frank Zotter, Jr., Senior Associate General Counsel or Loren Soukup, Schools Legal Counsel
Each school district, community college district, and county office of education is required to hold an annual organizational meeting.
search terms: Governing Board Elections, Organizational Meetings.