Board Member Resources
Welcome to our member resources page! Here you will find the tools, information and inspiration you need to be an effective board member or school district leader.
CASB’s 1st Mobile App – Boards of education, manage your meetings on your iPad, iPhone or Android smartphone.
If you’re considering a seat on the school board, start here. You’ll find information on election procedures and what it takes to be an effective school board member.
Data matters for student achievement, and when school boards know how to access it, understand it and appropriately use it, their leadership makes a difference for student achievement. Check out this resource for more information to help you make an impact for your students.
This page is a one-stop shop to help new board members get oriented to their important role. It includes CASB’s Leadership Workbook, Great Governing Blog and lots more.
To help board of education presidents share experiences, CASB offers the Board Presidents Listserv. Use it to connect with each other and have rich conversations about the challenges and successes that are unique to you as a board leader.
You’re the go-to person for many people in your school district and community. Your job is complex, and CASB is here to help. Check here for information on conferences, elections, policy and more.
Looking for information but not sure exactly what you’re after? This page has CASB’s Leadership Workbook, helpful links and other resources to help you navigate your role, sprinkled with a little encouragement.
There is a lot of news to follow when you work in public education – educator effectiveness, charter schools and school finance are just a few examples. CASB summarizes these significant issues and gives you the resources you need to stay informed and active.
Here you will find the latest statewide and national studies, journal articles and other research. It’s organized by topic, so you can easily find what you are looking for.
CASB appreciates your help in keeping our database up-to-date. Please provide your current board member information for your entire board as of the November 2011 elections. Thank you.
Don’t forget, your CASB Board of Directors, CASB Staff and fellow board members are some of the best resources of all. And if you have something to contribute to this page, contact Kristine Woolley, director of communications.