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Collaboration makes schools, city better

July 28, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Spotlight: Crissy Dastrup applauds the growing collaboration among Kansas City Schools and applauds her training by CBP.

CBP in Action:  Bringing Top Talent to Charter School Boards

July 25, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

It was no surprise when Nasir Qadree said he wasn't interested in joining the board of a school that is already highly successful. “I wanted to be on the board of a school that was experiencing some challenges,” he says.

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.

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.

CBP is Building Partnerships With Impact

March 20, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

We are working coast-to-coast to help public charter schools strengthen their boards, improve accountability by empowering boards to exercise oversight, and raise awareness of the importance of effective and diverse boards. Our work helps improve individual schools, and it also strengthens the charter school sector as a whole.

Shayna Hammond: Sharing Responsibility for DEI

March 13, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Shayna talks about the excitement of serving on a start-up, what she’s learning on the board of a more established school, and the importance of all board members—not just board members of color—for discussion of diversity, equity, and inclusion.