Berlin BOE's Oakes earns state organization's certification

Published on Sunday, 3 September 2017 22:25
Written by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education

BERLIN - Timothy Oaks, a member of the Board of Education, recently achieved the level of Certificated Board of Education Member in the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education’s Board Member Academy for the 206-2017 school year.

Oakes was one of 58 board of education members recognized for their achievement in participating in numerous hours of board-related professional development activities.

A board member must accumulate at least 20 credits to become a Certificated Board of Education Member.

Areas of study are designed to strengthen leadership skills and give members a firm foundation in the essential governance skills needed to carry out their responsibilities.

The areas of study are:

 Board relations with the superintendent, community and each other

 Policy

 Curriculum

 School finance

 School law

 Labor relations

 Board operations

“CABE is pleased to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments of members of Board of Education across Connecticut who have attained the Certificated Board of Education Member level,” said CABE President Ann Gruenberg. “They have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to professional development, focusing on a range of relevant topics, including fiscal operations and positive school climate.”

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin, General News on Sunday, 3 September 2017 22:25. Updated: Sunday, 3 September 2017 22:27.