Governance Training Requirement

Georgia law, O.C.G.A. § 20‐2‐2084(f), requires that every member of a governing board of a state charter school participate in annual governing board training. The SCSC will again offer two opportunities for state charter school board members to receive this training through the SCSC free of charge.* The 2016-17 SCSC governance training sessions will be offered on the following dates.

November 29-30, 2016 February 7-8, 2017

Lake Lanier Legacy Lodge

7000 Lanier Islands Parkway

Buford, Georgia 30518

Macon Marriott City Center

240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217

Group Lodging Rate: $139/night

Group Lodging Rate: $109/night      

Lodging Reservation Deadline: 11/28/16 Lodging Reservation Deadline: 1/20/17




*State Travel Policy applies. Individuals are responsible for arranging their own overnight accommodations.

Meetings will start at noon on Day 1 and end at 5 p.m. on Day 2. Find the draft agenda here.

Alternate Training

Board members who do not wish to participate in SCSC training OR who do not fully attend SCSC governance training must seek alternate training through a list of approved providers. Note that board members are required to attend SCSC governance training in the first year of the school’s initial charter term. Information about alternate training is available through the links below.

2016-17 Governance Training Frequently Asked Questions

2016-17 Alternate Governance Training Session and Hour Requirements

Governance Training Submission - SCSC Administrative Portal

Governance Training Submission Webinar