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Governance Tip #16: Spotlight on the Governance Committee

October 21, 2018 by Shereen Williams

It's the most important committee, says Shereen Williams, CBP's Chief Governance and Recruitment Strategy Officer. It keeps a close eye on board composition, best practices, and holding itself accountable.

Strengthening and Diversifying Public Charter School Boards in Los Angeles

October 05, 2018 by Anita Landecker, Carrie C. Irvin

An exciting pilot project is wrapping up this month involving the governing boards of 11 public charter schools across Los Angeles. Through this program, these public schools will welcome approximately two dozen new board members. Charter Board Partners and ExED partnered to make this program a reality, based on our shared belief that boards matter for students.

New Resources for Charter Boards: Guidance on School Leadership and Board Recruitment

September 21, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Two new resources aimed at providing guidance to charter school governing boards on school leadership and board recruitment, and developed by Charter Board Partners, are now available through the National Charter School Resource Center.

Governance Tip #15: Does Your Board Know What to Do With a Great Leader?

September 18, 2018 by Shereen Williams

One of the key levers in making your school successful is having a strong and effective leader. How are you as a board member going to make sure that happens?

Governance Tip #14: Are You Ready for a Diverse Board?

September 18, 2018 by Shereen Williams

We talk a lot about the need to be diverse. But are you ready for a diverse board? Do you have a culture that ensures everyone feels welcomed, valued, and supported?

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.

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.

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.

Governance Tip #12: Standards for Effective Charter School Governance

April 19, 2018 by Shereen Williams

How can you and your board be most effective? Use CBP's six standards for effective charter school governance as your guiding framework.