B4001.02 Trustee Orientation

Procedure Type: Board
Responsible: President
Related Policies: B2000 Unity of Control, B4000 (Section 1) Governance Commitment, B4000 (Section 3) Board Authority & Responsibility, B4001 (Section 8) Trustee Orientation
Linked Procedures: None
Related Laws: 110 ILCS 805
Related Standards: None
HLC Criterion: 2C, 5A, 5B, 5C


Every voting member of the Board shall complete a minimum of four hours of professional development leadership training (during the first, third and fifth year of their term) to cover such topics as (but not limited to):

  1. Open Meetings Law
  2. Community College & Labor Law
  3. Freedom on Information Law
  4. Contract Law
  5. Sexual Violence on Campus
  6. Financial Oversight/Accountability/Audits/Fiduciary Responsibility

Trainings may be provided by an association established for the purpose of training Community College District Board Trustees or by other qualified providers approved by the State Board.


Change Log

Date of Change Description of Change Governance Unit
06-15-23 Added Procedure Board of Trustees