Council of Urban Boards of Education

Luncheon speaker advice on understanding urban youth

Michael Eric Dyson, author, radio host, and professor of sociology at Georgetown University, assured the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Luncheon attendees Saturday at NSBA's annual conference in Nashville that he was there to be a cheerleader for them, and to discuss how they can help themselves, help their boards, and ultimately help their students.

In a lively talk heavily laced with music references old and new, Dyson shared some suggestions for board members faced with the challenge of governing urban school districts.

CUBE Presentation: Improving Achievement and Closing Gaps in Urban School Districts

By Adrienne Dixson, Ph.D., Associate Professor Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College of Education at Illinois
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

CUBE Presentation: Build Effective Wraparound and Advocacy

By Mary Merino and Rickie Clark, Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (Y.A.P.); Jacinto Ramos, Second Vice President, Fort Worth Independent School Board
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

Cube Presentation: Year-Round Advocacy - Strategies For Success

By Deborah A. Rigsby, Director, Federal Legislation, NSBA
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

CUBE Presentation: Using Mobile Technology to Promote Equitable Learning Opportunities for Children

Clifford S. Powell, Assistant Principal, MC2STEM High School, Cleveland Metropolitan Schools, Ohio
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

CUBE Presentation: Bridging the Urban Digital Divide

By Kecia Ray, Ed.D., Executive Director of Learning Technology, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

The digital divide, in brief, is the gap between people who have access to computer technology and people who don't. It appears that, even as record numbers of Americans go online, the gap may be growing. Before it can be closed, the questions of who is caught in it—and why—must be answered.

CUBE Presentation: Brown versus Board of Education - We've Come So Far

By Andrea Lawful-Trainer, Principal/CEO, C.A.P.E.S. and school board member, Abington Public Schools, PA
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

CUBE Presentation: Addressing Diversity in Urban Schools

Mwangaza Michael-Bandele, Ph.D., Executive Strategist, MMB Legacy Group, LLC
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

Culturally relevant teaching is a term created by Gloria Ladson-Billings (1994) to describe “a pedagogy that empowers students intellectually, socially, emotionally, and politically by using cultural referents to impart knowledge, skills, and attitudes.” This clinic addressed the challenges, academic benefits and effective strategies for implementing a culturally relevant curriculum.

CUBE Trainer: How to Govern Effectively as a Leadership Team

Presentation by Andrea Lawful-Trainer, Principal/CEO, C.A.P.E.S. and school board member, Abington Public Schools, PA.
2014 CUBE 47th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida

In these ever-changing times for public schools, attracting the best possible candidates for the job is a must for the benefit of all involved. Come and learn what crucial roles a school board plays in the success of their school district through excellent governance of themselves.

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