Council of Urban Boards of Education

Three School Districts Earn 2017 CUBE Annual Awards for Urban School Board Excellence

Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 29, 2017) -- The school boards of Pennsylvania’s Pittsburgh Public Schools, Tennessee’s Shelby County Schools, and Texas’ Lancaster Independent School District have been named recipients of the 2017 CUBE Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence.

Awarded by the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE), the CUBE Award recognizes school boards that exhibit excellence in school board governance, academic improvement, educational equity, and community engagement.

Council of Urban Boards of Education Honors Two School Leaders for Advancing Urban Education

Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 29, 2017)—Two dedicated urban educators have been awarded the 2017 Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE).

Vince Ford, a former school board member for South Carolina’s Richland County School District One, and Steve Gallon, a board member for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools, will be honored September 29 at CUBE’s 50th Annual Conference in New Orleans.

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Join us at the 50th Annual Council of Urban Boards of Education Conference

The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts in their work to close the achievement gap, raise high school graduation rates, provide intervention services to academically struggling students, and create broad-based school programs to support students who live in poverty or other circumstances that create obstacles to learning.

Speakers

Friday, September 29
General Session Keynote Speaker

Clint Smith
Acclaimed Spoken Word Poet
Award-Winning Educator

Calling all urban school advocates!

For fifty years, the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) has been at the forefront in helping urban school districts in their work to close the achievement gap, raise high school graduation rates, provide intervention services to academically struggling students, and create broad-based school programs to support students who live in poverty or other circumstances that create serious obstacles to learning.

Registration

Registration is closed.

Registration Fees

Full Conference Registration Fees

CUBE District Member: $500

Non-CUBE District Member: $600

Guest Registration Fee: $250

Registration Bonus!

Included in your CUBE yearly fees, CUBE member districts receive one complimentary registration.
 

50th CUBE Annual Conference

Hotel and Travel

Hotel
Ritz Carlton New Orleans
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112

To make hotel reservations, attendees can call 504-524-1331 or 800-542-8680 and specify the CUBE 50th Annual Conference room block.

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