CASB Connections Podcasts

CASB Policy Podcasts for CASB Members!

Through the lens of school board development, join CASB staff, members and guests as they explore public education topics in order to connect with members in their leadership development journey.

All of this programming is available for free; just install an app on your phone and download the shows you want to hear. You can listen to the podcasts on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts. 

 

 

 


POLICY

Episode 4 - 1st and 2nd Policy Readings (Grab and Go) 9 min.
Policy guides the direction of public school board members as they govern their school district. If you need a refresher on the reasoning behind 1st and 2nd readings this Grab and Go podcast provides the information so you can grab what you need to get going as a school board leader. 
Interview with Josie Lewis, CASB Chief Legal Counsel & General Counsel and Sam Jones-Rogers, CASB Staff Attorney. 

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Episode 3 - Creating a Policy-Focused School Board Meeting (21 min.)

Gain insight and practical steps your board can take in making sure school board meetings are policy-focused. Without a policy-focused meeting, boards may make decisions that have negative consequences for their district, their students and their community.
Interview with Jeri Hodgson-Fleuter, Former CASB Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy & Kathy Shannon, Former CASB Legal and Policy Counsel.
Discussion Guide: Creating a Policy-Focused School Board Meeting

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Episode 2 - The Legal Framework of Policy Making (24 min.)
Local school districts are creatures of statute, formed by the law and subject to the law. Discover the legal structure that affects school boards in Colorado from the federal to state to district levels.
Interview with Jeri Hodgson-Fleuter, Former CASB Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy and Kathy Shannon, Former CASB Legal and Policy Counsel.

Discussion Guide: The Legal Framework of Policy Making

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Episode 1 - What is Policy? (20 min.)

A conversation on policy basics with Jeri Hodgson-Fleuter, Former CASB Deputy Executive Director and Policy Director, and host Leslie Bogar, Director of Professional Learning & Events. Find more information in CASB's 2019 Leadership Workbook as well as in the A to Z section on their website at www.casb.org.

Discussion Guide: What is Policy?

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