Meeting Norms

  1. Be on time / start on time / end on time.
  2. Have clear goals or agendas.
  3. Have defined roles:
    • monitor,
    • facilitator,
    • time keeper,
    • note taker,
    • publisher of minutes
  4. Open conversation at the table - confidentiality away from the table.
  5. Be present:
    • no side activities,
    • email,
    • paper grading,
    • phones,
    • etc.
  6. Encourage consideration of all school staff:
    • part time,
    • classified,
    • custodial,
    • etc.
    • Remember who is not at the meeting.
  7. Decision making:
    • Have a consensus when possible and support the outcome.
    • Be clear about whose decision this is.