PennTRAIN's Board Training 101

Board Training on-line modules

Board Training 101 is designed to provide PA Transit Board Members and Executive Directors/General Managers/CEOs with advanced level skills to ensure positive guidance and oversight of transit services. During the course, participants will learn more about the pressures facing a modern transit Board; the primary role, functions and responsibilities of the Board and its members; and from whom the Board obtains authority and for what it is accountable. The course also explores the structure of a Board and expectations of Board operations, Act 44 performance review requirements and the rationale behind them, and various Federal and State funding requirements.


Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

 

  • Describe the modern pressures of a transit Board.
  • Explain the primary role, functions and responsibilities of the Board and its members.
  • State from whom the Board obtains authority and for what it is accountable.
  • Identify Board structure and expectations of Board operations.
  • Identify and explain the Act 44 performance review requirements and the rationale behind them.
  • Recognize Federal and State funding requirements.

 

Please contact Leeann MacWilliams (lmacwilliams@ppta.net or 1-800-847-0333)
for more information or to begin training for your board