National Hispanic Council

Caucus/Council News: Spring 2015

Unlocking Opportunity for African American Girls: A Call to Action for Educational Equity, ( for African AmericanGirls_0.pdf) published in September 2014 by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the Legal Defense and Educational, Inc.

Caucus/Council News: Fall 2014/Winter 2015

In the quest to overcome barriers that prevent at-risk youth from being successful at school, many districts and policymakers have turned to technology as a way to reach struggling students before it’s too late. 

Foster atmosphere of caring for all kids

Photo courtesy of Lifetouch Photography


Richard Santana, once a third-generation member of one of California’s largest gangs, put the focus on transformation – in message and in action – during his speech to the National Hispanic Council of School Board Members’ Sunday breakfast at NSBA's annual conference in Nashville.

NSBA announces new National Hispanic Council Chair

Lillian Tafoya was recently elected to serve as Chair of the National School Boards Association’s National Hispanic Council of School Board Members.

Currently President of the Kern County School Boards Association, and a member of the California School Boards Association’s Delegate Assembly and the Local Control Funding Formula/Local Control and Accountability Plans Collaborative, Tafoya brings a wealth of board leadership experience.

Partnerships, Not Pushouts: A Guide for School Board Members on Community Partnerships for Student Success

The guide reflects the importance of school boards working in partnership with various stakeholders in supporting the success of all students. It also serves as a blueprint for school board members who wish to create a better-coordinated system of supports for children and their families. 

Peer Organizations

NSBA’s National Hispanic Council of School Board Members works with outside organizations to support students.


The bylaws of the National Hispanic Council of School Board Members outline the group’s mission, goals, and operating structure.

Meet the Board

The National Hispanic Council of School Board Members operates under a Board of Directors.


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