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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?

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.

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.

Governance Tip #11: How Often Should Your Board Meet?

December 28, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Don’t make the mistake of not meeting enough.

Governance Tip #10: Enrollment—Behind the Numbers

December 21, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Board members usually pay attention to their school’s enrollment numbers, but are you looking deeper at gender and racial break-downs, socio-economic diversity and other factors?

Governance Tip #9: Board Composition

December 06, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Do you have the right mix of people and expertise on your board? Here's Shereen with some things you should be thinking about.

Governance Tip #8: Are You Managing When You Should Be Governing?

November 16, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Don't do the school leader's job! Do yours: provide strategic direction and oversight.

Back to School for the Very First Time

October 02, 2017 by Shereen Williams

Shereen Williams, CBP’s Chief of Governance and Recruitment, writes about her first day as a teacher, and her advice for new teachers. This is the first in an occasional series of posts by or about members of the CBP staff.