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Investing in Talent at the Board Level, Too

December 19, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

In addition to investing in school leadership, the Cullen Foundation in Buffalo, NY, decided to invest in training for as many charter school board members as they could reach.

Governance Tip #17: Boards Impact Quality & Accountability

December 18, 2018 by Shereen Williams

Research has shown that the quality of care patients receive at a hospital is influenced as much by the hospital board as the doctors and facilities. The same can be said of charter schools. When boards don’t pay attention to their oversight responsibilities, schools can suffer.

Board Members: Step Up on Special Ed

December 13, 2018 by Kate Essex

Board members can help their schools deliver on the promise of special education.

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.

Finding and training more great board members in the Denver area

October 25, 2018 by Kate Essex

Building on the success of our first round of charter school board recruitment and matching in 2016, Charter Board Partners is excited to partner again with the Colorado League of Charter Schools to recruit and train more board members for an expanded network of Denver-area public schools.

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.