Selecting Your Superintendent: Strategies for Selecting and Retaining a High-Quality Candidate

Next to policy decisions, the selection, evaluation and retention of the superintendent are among the most important functions of a school board. An average urban school superintendent of 3.2 years suggests the need for some important discourse and development around the conditions necessary to hire and retain those entrusted with the responsibility. This session was developed based on best practices employed by some of the country's leading search firms and professionals.

NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys: Leadership in Legal Advocacy for Public Schools

Learn how the 3000+ members of NSBA’s Council of School Attorneys stay up to date on crucial legal issues affecting public schools, collaborate with colleagues on tricky issues facing their clients, and plug into the NSBA Legal Advocacy program.

Presenters: Lester B. Johnson, III, Assistant School Board Attorney, Savannah-Chatham County Public School system, and Chair of the Georgia Council of School Attorneys, and Phillip L. Hartley, Managing Partner, Harben, Hartley & Hawkins, LLP, Gainesville, Georgia and General Counsel for the Georgia School Boards Association

Sponsorship Opportunities at CUBE Summer Issues Seminar

Become an integral part of the Council of Urban Boards of Education’s Summer event! Secure your partnership today. Partner with CUBE for national visibility with urban school districts around the country.

Council of Urban Boards of Education Director presents at TASB’s Summer Leadership Institute

Deborah L. Keys, National School Boards Association (NSBA) Director of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE), presented at the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Summer Leadership Institute on June 13. Before an audience of school board members and superintendents, Keys discussed best practices around equity and how board members play a critical role in creating a positive experience for their students.


CUBE's 49th Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Become an integral part of the Council of Urban Boards of Education’s premier event!

48th CUBE Annual Conference

CUBE’s 48th Annual Conference

Our 2015 Annual Conference was held on October 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency in Phoenix.

Brown v. Board of Education Digital Learning Day

Alexandria, Va.  (May 11, 2015) - The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) is pleased to announce that on May 18th, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. EDT, as part of CUBE’s annual Digital Learning Day, three schools from across the country will participate in a webinar discussion commemorating the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

Participating schools include Baltimore City Public Schools’ Digital Harbor High School; Little Rock, Arkansas’s Central High School; and Rochester, New York’s Northeast College Preparatory Academy.

2015 CUBE Annual Award Criteria and Application

Click the link below to view and save these criteria and application instructions for the 2015 CUBE Annual Awards.


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