This School Board of Education Member Handbook has been meticulously crafted to offer the latest legal statutes, supplementary procedural documents, and a wealth of additional resources. Rest assured, our dedication is unwavering in delivering a comprehensive and invaluable tool designed to align seamlessly with the needs and expectations of our members.

No Legal Advice: The information contained in this School Board Association Member Manual is provided for general informational purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel. Every situation is unique, and members should consult with their own legal advisors for advice on specific legal matters.

No Endorsement: The inclusion of any third-party organizations, products, or services in this manual does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by the West Virginia School Board Association. The Association is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, or quality of any information, materials, or services provided by these third parties.

Liability Limitation: The West Virginia School Board Association shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this manual or the information contained herein.

Reliance on Information: Members of the School Board Association should not rely solely on the information provided in this manual. While efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the information, it may contain errors, omissions, or outdated content. The Association makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information contained herein.

External Links: This manual may contain links to external websites or resources that are not owned or controlled by the School Board Association. The Association does not endorse or assume any responsibility for the content, privacy practices, or actions of any third-party websites or resources.

District Policies: Boards of Education are encouraged to always first reference district policy. As long as they are authorized and do not breach state or federal law, county policies have the force of law.

Employee Matters: Boards of Educations are cautioned when advising individuals on matters involving employee benefits. Employees should be referred to the West Virginia Public Consolidated Retirement Board and the Public Employees Insurance Agency.

By using this School Board Association Member Manual, members acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions stated in this legal disclaimer. The Association reserves the right to modify or amend this disclaimer at any time without prior notice.