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Governance Tip #6: Be a Great Board Chair!

August 14, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Being a board chair is hard work! And a critical role in an effective charter school board. In this video, Governance Tip #6, I share five tips on how to be a great board chair in this first of two videos on the topic.

In NYC, Like Everywhere, School Boards are Key

July 20, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

A recent New York Times article lays out the case for mayoral control of schools and explains the argument against district school boards. But there is another important school dimension of governance: the school-level, non-elected, nonprofit boards that govern the 200+ public charter schools in New York City and thousands more schools across the country.

Governance Tip #5: Great Board Meetings

April 24, 2017 by Shereen Williams

From planning the agenda to following up after the meeting, Shereen has a few tips on how to run great board meetings.

Board Members Learn About Advocacy

April 14, 2017 by Charter Board Partners

Panelists shared principles and tips for advocating for students, not just the students at your charter school, in a well-attended CBP Advocacy Breakfast.

CBP Pilots Program in Mile High City

March 21, 2017 by Kate Essex, Debbie Lister

Charter Board Partners is excited to be a part of the effort to dramatically increase the number of high performing schools in the Mile High City.

CBP Partners with Latinos for Education

March 17, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin, Amanda Fernandez

Charter Board Partners launches a groundbreaking, partnership with Latinos for Education to help education organizations build more diverse boards, and to help bring more Latino leaders into education-related board service.

CBP and BoardSource Partner to Support Strong Charter School Governance

March 10, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin, Anne Wallestad

Charter Board Partners and BoardSource have joined forces to create a new membership program that will help public charter school boards govern more effectively.

Governance Tip #4: Planning for Succession

March 02, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Have you planned for succession in case a school leader moves on?

First-Ever DC Charters Conference Taps CBP Expertise

February 26, 2017 by Carrie C. Irvin

Charter Board Partners was honored to lead the governance strand for the first-ever DC Charter School Conference, attended by well over 400 charter school leaders, board members, administrators, supporters, funders, and advocates.