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School Board earns Master Board distinction

Feb. 13, 2024

Board members with their Master Board plaqueThe Pinellas County School Board was presented with the Master Board distinction at its meeting on Tuesday. 

The Florida School Board Association Master Board Program is a governance team training for the School Board and Superintendent. Its purpose is to strengthen the leadership team’s ability to work effectively, efficiently and collectively as a governance body while maintaining a focus on student achievement and factors contributing to the success of schools.

The leadership curriculum offers meaningful learning sessions concentrating on student achievement through the five components of the FSBA Governance Model.  Some of the skills, knowledge, processes and concepts addressed in the leadership curriculum include supporting student achievement, self-assessment, consensus building, establishing trust, conflict resolution, leadership and communication styles, team development, core beliefs, roles and responsibilities, productive meetings, systems thinking, district culture, problem-solving and strategic planning.