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The Council of Urban Boards of Education announces new leadership

NSBA's Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) elected leaders and new members to its Steering Committee during its annual business meeting at NSBA’s Annual Conference, April 9-11, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Verjeana Jacobs, Esq. of Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland, was elected Chair of CUBE’s Steering Committee; Bruce Alexander of Akron Public Schools, Ohio, Vice Chair; Susan Valdes of Hillsborough County School District, Florida, Secretary; and Willetta Milam of Cleveland Municipal School District, Ohio, Treasurer. Van Henri White of Rochester City School District, New York, now serves as the Committee’s Immediate Past Chair.

“I’m proud to serve as chair of the Council of Urban Boards of Education,” said Jacobs, “and I’m committed to working with the Committee in support of urban school boards efforts to close achievement and opportunity gaps so that our children and young people can flourish and have future success.”

For more information about CUBE's 2016-17 leadership please read our press release.

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