Council of Urban Boards of Education

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.

Honoring urban school boards that are making a difference

Each year NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) recognizes exemplary school boards for their excellence in school board governance, ability to build civic capacity, success in closing the achievement gap and working for equity in education, and demonstrated success of academic excellence.

49th CUBE Annual Conference

Thank you for attending CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference.

Thank you for attending and participating in the CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference. It was most certainly a lot of work for all of you who attended, but we also know that as you return to your districts you carry the knowledge and experiences of this time and will use that to further drive your school districts in the right direction towards Excellence, Equity, and Unity.

NSBA’s Council of Urban Boards of Education Announces 2017-2018 Leadership

Alexandria, Va. (March 30, 2017) - The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) 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, March 25-27, in Denver, Colorado.

Tacoma Public Schools winner of NSBA 2016 Urban School Board Excellence Award

The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Award for Urban School Board Excellence was created in 2004 to recognize the leadership of urban school districts where effective school board governance has an impact on student achievement, and this year’s winner has more than demonstrated its leadership in reshaping the academic program and the success of its students.

Former Metropolitan Nashville Board Member Winner of Lifetime Achievement Award

Alexandria, Va. (Sept 30, 2016) - Cheryl D. Mayes, former Metropolitan Nashville School Board member and devoted advocate for public education, was awarded the 2016 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sept. 30, during CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida.

Former Metropolitan Nashville board member winner of Lifetime Achievement Award

Cheryl D. Mayes, former Metropolitan Nashville School Board member and devoted advocate for public education, was awarded the 2016 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony on Sept. 30, during CUBE’s 49th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida.

Tacoma Public Schools Winner of NSBA 2016 Urban School Board Excellence Award

Alexandria, Va. (Oct. 1, 2016) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is pleased to announce Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, Washington, winner of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) 2016 Award for Urban School Board Excellence.

Much has changed since 2007 when all five of Tacoma’s comprehensive high schools were labeled ‘dropout factories.’ In just the last five years the district’s graduation rate climbed 27.3 percentage points, and enrollment in post-secondary education programs and college completion rates are climbing.

49th CUBE Annual Conference - Program (Agenda)

For a digital copy of the Program Book, which includes the Agenda, please click here.

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