Educational Programs

BoardSource offers educational programs to help strengthen and support board performance.


Nonprofit board education and training is a vital part of any board’s development. Whether board members need help understanding their roles and responsibilities, or your chief executive wants to strengthen the board-staff partnership, BoardSource’s educational offerings can help you achieve your goals.


certificate programsLeadership Certificate Programs

We offer certificate programs for board members, board chairs, chief executives, and consultants designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to make an impact and drive your organization to mission fulfillment.

Executive Retreat

A special event exclusively for nonprofit CEOs and executive directors, our executive retreat is a relaxed and safe space for participants to have open and honest conversations about their relationships with their boards. Consider joining us for three days of reflection, sharing, and learning.

Training Calendar

Want to ease into your board development? Check out our training calendar for a list of upcoming trainings on a variety of topics to ensure your board and staff have the knowledge they need to effectively lead your organization.