CUBE Annual Conference

September 26-28, 2019 | Miami, Florida

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The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Annual Conference is designed to foster effective school district leadership through practical clinic sessions and peer-led district workshops. CUBE has convened school board members from across the nation for the past 51 years to network and share the continually evolving strategies they are using to address the unique educational challenges that exist in our nation's urban centers.

Join us in Miami, Florida from September 26-28, 2019 for our premier annual event, curated specifically to give you the tools and support you need to effect change and become an empowered, impactful urban school board member.

Conference Registration Fees

$550 – CUBE members, National Connection members, and Association Staff
$650 – Non-CUBE District Member
$550 – Full-Conference Guest (excluding site visit)
$250 – Special Events Guest (Welcome Reception and Awards Gala ONLY)

Attendees must register prior to securing housing.


Schedule at a Glance

3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Registration

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Site Visit
9:00 - 11:45 a.m.  Pre-Conference Sessions 
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45 - 3:00 p.m.  Session Block 1 
3:00 - 3:15 p.m Coffee Break
3:15 - 4:30 p.m.  Session Block 2

Site Visit Selection

Tour 1   iPrep Academy  iPrep Academy is the very first magnet PreK-12 school in Miami-Dade County Public Schools and is a non-attendance boundary International Education and Global Focus Magnet School that incorporates innovative teaching strategies in a technology-rich environment. Students participate in the Executive Internship Program during their junior and senior years.
Tour 2 Citrus Grove Elementary School The Autism Intensive Communication Academies are staffed by teachers and paraprofessionals who have worked with students with autism for a number of years and who have demonstrated the highest regard for helping students to understand the world and communicate effectively. They utilize visual supports and a variety of communication tools to help students succeed academically and socially. The use of technology is integrated throughout the student's day. 
Tour 3 North Miami Beach Senior High School North Miami Beach Senior High School is both a traditional high school and an all-magnet school, offering students sports, bands and clubs, but also magnet programs such as culinary arts, fine arts, engineering and a health sciences academy. The school is also part of the International Baccalaureate program and includes an Autism focus for older students.
Tour 4 William Turner Technical Arts High School The high school is split into seven academies: architecture; medical; agriculture; information technology; business and finance; criminal justice; and entertainment technology. Students can also take college courses with the opportunity to graduate from high school with an associates degree.
7:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Registration 
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Morning Plenary 
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.  Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:45 p.m.  Session Block 3 
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch
1:45 - 3:00 p.m.  Session Block 4
3:00 - 3:15 p.m.  Coffee Break
3:15 - 4:30 p.m.  Session Block 5 
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Hour
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Awards Gala

7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Registration
7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast 
9:00 - 10:15 a.m.  Session Block 6 
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.  Coffee Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Session Block 7 
12:00 - 2 p.m. Lunch