GOVERNING BOARD MEETING

Directly after attending a school board meeting, respond to each statement below in one or two sentences. The statements are to provide further perceptions of a board meeting.
  1. Name three things that impressed you:
    A.
    B.
    C.
  2. What three major factors seemed to hinder the board from acting on certain items or situations at the meeting?
    A.
    B.
    C.
    What three major factors seemed to facilitate the board’s action on certain items or situations at the meeting?
    A.
    B.
    C.
  3. What “calming” or “cooling-off” techniques were used by the board members and/or the superintendent when a spokesperson displayed feelings of dissatisfaction with a situation?
  4. What things would you change about the format or direction of the board meeting?
  5. On what did the success of this board meeting seem to depend?