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It started with an email

February 01, 2019 by David Connerty-Marin

The process that brought Lisa Ford to join Frontier School’s board illustrates what a successful board matchmaking experience can (and should!) be like for prospective board candidates and the boards that need them.

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.

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.

New resources for charter boards: guidance on school leadership and board recruitment

September 21, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Two new resources aimed at providing guidance to charter school governing boards on school leadership and board recruitment, and developed by Charter Board Partners, are now available through the National Charter School Resource Center.

CBP Teams Up with SchoolSmartKC to Bolster Charter School Board Effectiveness

September 10, 2018 by David Connerty-Marin

Since last fall, we have partnered with SchoolSmartKC, a nonprofit organization working to expand the number of quality schools and influence the policy environment to support school improvement in Kansas City, Missouri.

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.