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Nadia Ramey: Board Member and Parent

December 10, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Being a parent of two students at the school helps Nadia bring a different, important, and valued perspective to the board of DC Bilingual Public Charter School.

Andrea Sparks Brown: Opportunity to Have an Impact

November 08, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Andrea Sparks Brown has 28 years of experience as an educator. She’s been a principal, assistant principal, science teacher, and educational consultant. She’s worked in rural, urban, and suburban schools. Until recently, she hadn’t done much with public charter schools, and she decided to learn more.

Barry Caldwell: Diving In

November 05, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Barry Caldwell talks about serving on a board, giving back, and doing his homework.

Take It Personally: Redefining What It Means to Serve on a Board

September 25, 2018 by Carrie C. Irvin

I want to talk to you about the power of the 15 million people who serve on nonprofit boards in the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

How Board Members Can (and Why They Should) Speak Up

February 07, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Advice from five leaders with broad experience on how charter school board members can advocate for their schools, their students, and all students in public schools.

A Seat at the Table for Parents

December 14, 2017 by Venus Valladares

Venus Valladares, a charter school parent board member, spoke Tuesday night at the CBP Holiday Party about the role of a parent on a charter school board. Here are her remarks.