Board Training

WCHS Mandatory Board Member Training

Public Act 97-08 requires completion of Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT) by board members. It includes instruction in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities. In addition, it includes training on Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) evaluations for school board members who will participate in a vote on a dismissal based upon the Optional Alternative Evaluation Dismissal Process. *Applicable only to those board members who were elected after June 13, 2011, and and must be completed within the first year of the board member's first term.

The course that satisfies Public Act 97-504 is entitled “Open Meetings Act Training for Board Members.” 
It focuses specifically on the law as it applies to school board meetings and members.

 Board Member 


Jennifer Essig 


Brian Fischer 


 Chris Kopinski    


 Gloria McNett


 Bonnie Nofsinger


Mandy Seaman

 Jewel Ward


Open Meetings Act Training  

P.A. 97-504

Completed
5/19/2015 

Completed
6/5/2017

Completed
6/3/2021

Completed 12/17/2012

Completed
6/2/2017

Completed
6/7/2019

 Completed
6/21/2013

Professional Leadership Training

P.A. 97-08

Completed
5/19/2015

Completed
5/12/2014

Completed
6/7/2021

Completed
5/29/2015

Completed
6/2/2017

Completed
6/7/2019

Covered by PERA

 Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) Training

P.A. 97-08

Completed
5/19/2015

Completed
5/12/2014

Completed
6/7/2021

Completed
5/29/2015 

Completed
6/2/2017

Completed
6/7/2019 

Completed
6/21/2013

Completed
5/19/2015

The Basics of
Governance
11/19/2010 

The Basics of
Governance
6/4/2021

The Basics of Governance
6/3/2017 

 The Basics of
Governance
6/8/2019

The Basics of Governance
6/22/2013