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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.

CUBE Backgrounder - April 2014

Summary

Five different legal cases challenging racial segregation in U.S. schools were combined under the title, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas. The others: Bolling v. Sharpe - Washington, D.C.; Briggs v. Elliott - Clarendon County, South Carolina; Gebhart v. Belton - Claymont and Hockessin, Delaware, and Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County - Virginia. 

CUBE Programming

CUBE programming will focus on key issues in urban school board governance and advocacy ranging from the dropout crisis to making urban voices heard at all levels of government. All of CUBE programming will be held at the Nashville Convention Center. Pre-registration is required for CUBE’s Saturday luncheon and Sunday all day programming. Learn more

Fed Up Panel Presentation: Dr. Lillian Rivera

For the first time, American children are slated to live a shorter life span than their parents. “What is particularly tragic is that studies have suggested that obesity in children today may contribute to a two - to five-year decline in their life expectancy due to obesity-related diseases that are largely preventable with the appropriate nutrition.”

Fed Up Panel Presentation: Richard Carranza

For the first time, American children are slated to live a shorter life span than their parents. “What is particularly tragic is that studies have suggested that obesity in children today may contribute to a two - to five-year decline in their life expectancy due to obesity-related diseases that are largely preventable with the appropriate nutrition.”

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