The following information defines the requirements for public school district board members and school officer training:
Texas Education Code, §7.102(c)(7)
§7.102 State Board of Education Powers and Duties
(c)(7) The board shall provide for a training course for school district trustees under Section 11.159.
Texas Education Code, §11.159
§11.159 Member Training and Orientation
(a) The State Board of Education shall provide a training course for independent school district trustees to be offered by the regional education service enters. Registration for a course must be open to any interested person, including current and prospective board members, and the state board may prescribe a registration fee designed to offset the costs of providing that course.
(b) A trustee must complete any training required by the State Board of Education.
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Last Updated November 2010