New Your State School Boards Association

Recognition Program

The School Board U Recognition Program acknowledges the extensive time and effort required of school board members who continually strive to expand their knowledge and skills for better board governance.  NYSSBA members earn credits for participating in School Board U training opportunities, including the Annual Convention, regional workshops and Custom Improvement Program – check out the point value for NYSSBA events. 

School Board U Recognition Levels

Level 1:  Board Achievement Award  (75 points)
NYSSBA’s Board Achievement Citation

 

Level 2:  Board Excellence Award (150 points)
NYSSBA’s Leadership in Governance Award
Certificate for one fee-base webinar or archived webinar
Recognition in On Board
Level 3:  Board Mastery Award (250 points)
NYSSBA’s Master of Boardsmanship Award
Free registration to a one-day seminar or online course
Recognition in On Board
Commemorative padfolio

 

Level 4: Board Lifetime Achievement (500 points)
NYSSBA Lifetime Achievement Plaque
Free registration to one NYSSBA Annual Convention
Recognition at the NYSSBA Annual Convention
Member profile published in On Board
Executive Pen Set

 

Eligibility
All NYSSBA member school boards are eligible for recognition in this program.  Credit will accrue for listed events and activities for individuals serving on a NYSSBA member board.  Board members from districts that are not members of NYSSBA are not eligible for recognition under this program.

Administration
NYSSBA will maintain records of members’ participation in credit-earning activities. On a quarterly basis, NYSSBA will review accumulated credits and issue the appropriate recognition. Board members are also encouraged to maintain a personal record of all participation in NYSSBA training opportunities.

For more information on the School Board U Recognition Program, please contact the NYSSBA Leadership Development at (518) 783-0200 or (800) 342-3360 or by email at info@nyssba.org

 

Recognition Points Values

NYSSBA members earn credits for participating in the following School Board U training opportunities:

Event Points
Annual Convention & Education Expo 50
New School Board Member Academy (two days) 
  Day 1: Essentials of School Board Governance 20
  Day 2: Fiscal Oversight Fundamentals  20
The Capital Conference 20
Law Conference
(including Pre-Con) 
20
Full Day Workshops
(more than 4 hrs)
20
Half Day Workshops
(4 hours and or less) 
10
Fiscal Oversight Online 10
Essentials of School Board Governance Online 10
Webinars 5

 

NYSSBA members can also earn credits for service in the following activities:

Activities Points
NSBA Annual Convention 50
NSBA Federal Relations Network Conference  20
1 Year as Board President 5
Letter to the Editor published in On Board 5
Seminar/workshop preside at NYSSBA Annual Convention  5

 

Recognition Program Brochure

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