Section B: Board Governance & Operations

Section B of the NEPN/NSBA classification system contains policies, regulations, and exhibits on the school board – how it is appointed or elected; how it is organized; how it conducts meetings; and how the board operates. This section includes bylaws and policies establishing the board’s internal operating procedures.

BB – Board of Directors’ Legal Status
BBA – Board Powers and Responsibilities
BBAA – Board Member Authority and Responsibilities

BBBA – Board Member Qualifications
BBBE – Unexpired Term Fulfillment & Vacancies

BBD – Board Declared Vacancy Caused by Absenteeism

BCA – Board Member Code of Ethics

BCC – Nepotism

BDA – Board of Directors Organizational Meeting
BDB – Board Officers
BDD – Board of Directors-Superintendent Relationship
BDE – Board of Directors’ Standing Committees
BDE-R – Standing Committee Operating Procedures
BDF – Advisory Committees to the Board of Directors
BDG – School Attorney & Legal Services

BE – Board of Directors Meetings
BEA – Board Members’ Use of Electronic Mail
BEC – Executive Sessions
BEC-R – Executive Session Law

BEDA – Notification of Board Meetings
BEDB – Agenda
BEDB-R – Agenda Format
BEDC – Quorum
BEDD – Rules of Order

BEDFA – Abstentions
BEDG – Minutes
BEDI – News Media Services at Board Meetings
BEDJ – Broadcasting-Taping of Board Meetings
BEDL – Adjournment of Board Meetings

BG – Board Policy Process
BGB – Policy Adoption
BGB-R – Policy Adoption Procedures
BGF – Amendment/Repeal of Bylaws


BIA – New Board Member Orientation
BIB – Board Member Development Opportunities
BIC – Board Member Freedom of Access Law Training
BIC-E – Certification of Completion of Freedom of Access Training Required by 1 M.R.S.A. § 412

BID – Board Member Compensation and Expenses