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Charter Board Partners

Effective Boards, Schools: Good for Politics & Kids

July 11, 2018 by Carrie C. Irvin

The political context around charter schools and reform feels fraught. Doubling down on accountability across the sector is essential.

Diversity in Action: Program Increases Latino Representation on Boston Education Boards

July 08, 2018 by Amanda Fernandez, Carrie C. Irvin

A year and a half after piloting the Latino Board Fellows Program, 19 Latino leaders have been selected, trained, and matched to the boards of directors of education nonprofits and charter schools in Boston.

Building Leadership Capacity in the Big Easy

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

At a time of big transitions for New Orleans charter schools, Charter Board Partners is teaming up with the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools.

Florida Applies Federal CSP Funds to Board Training

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Jenna Hodgens has been a part of authorizing many charter schools in her 16 years as General Director for Charter Schools with Hillsborough County Public Schools, based in Tampa, Florida. She has also closed more schools than she would have liked.

Building a More Effective Board

July 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

“We think we have a pretty good board,” says Jack Metz, a member of the school board at LLT Academy charter school in Hillsborough County, Florida. “But we can do some things better."

A Good Match in Florida

June 05, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Eric Deraspe had been thinking for years about volunteering to serve on a charter school board. Through Charter Board Partners, Eric joined the board of Pepin Academies, a charter school network with two schools in Hillsborough County, Florida, and one in nearby Pasco County. He serves as chair of the Finance Committee.

Governance Tip #13: Why You Would Be Perfect on a Charter School Board

May 22, 2018 by Shereen Williams

Charter boards need great people to serve on charter school boards. People like YOU.

Kansas City: We’re Already Implementing

May 10, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Ron Cattelino has been a board member at Crossroads Charter Schools in Kansas City, Missouri, for four years. We asked Ron a few questions about his experience attending two CBP trainings, including what he brought back to the board at Crossroads.

Reflecting on ASU+GSV: Injecting Innovation into Charter Schools Through Their Boards

Bolstering charter school and CMO boards with new talent and with information about innovation and opportunity is an incredibly powerful lever for improving student outcomes.