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2023 Fall Conference & Delegate Assembly

October 6-7, 2023
Hotel Colorado
526 Pine St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Our Fall Conference focuses on a specific topic of importance to board members each year culminating in a Saturday Delegate Assembly. Multiple opportunities for exhibitors and sponsors. Join your colleagues for a time of networking, learning, and meeting exhibitors that are here to support your district efforts. 


Resolutions to be considered at CASB’s Fall Delegate Assembly Conference, October 7, 2023. The resolution deadline is August 17, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. This is an earlier date than usual, but we cannot accept late submissions because we need to prepare these for the Delegate Assembly.

To assist you in the development of your proposed resolution, we have a resolutions information packet. We hope this document will help give you more guidance as you are writing your resolutions and help the Legislative Resolutions Committee (LRC) organize and simplify the voting process at the Assembly.

Resolution Form


Friday, October 6, 2023

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Coffee with CASB

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Opening General Session with Scott McLeod J.D., Ph.D.

The power of deeper learning for preparing 'future ready' graduates
Fueled by college / career readiness concerns, new technologies, and state policy changes, numerous ‘deeper learning’ schools are emerging across the country that aim to prepare ‘future ready’ graduates. Deeper learning schools emphasize student interest, agency, empowerment, and meaning-making, as well as real-world relevance and robust technology usage. In his keynote, Scott will focus on why deeper learning is a powerful move for school districts and will highlight numerous examples of students and educators around the world doing amazing things in their schools and communities!

10:45 - 11:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

  • Creating Your District's Legislative Platform
  • Legal Quick Hits: What you need to know 
  • Deeper Learning Fireside Chat

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. General Session & Lunch - Bylaws Discussion with Lindley McCrary and John Graham

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

  • How Should School Board Members Think About Technology?
  • Set for Success: Empowering new school board members through effective onboarding
  • Unpacking CASB Legislative Resolutions for Action and Impact!

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Closing General Session with David Flaherty, Magellan Strategies

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. President’s Reception

Saturday, October 7, 2023

7:30  - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast

8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Delegate Check In (In-person & virtual)

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Delegate Assembly (In-person & virtual)

12:00 p.m. Adjourn

Register Here
Pricing Early Bird - Before August 27 After August 27
Member - Friday & Saturday $400 $500
Member - Saturday In Person Only (Delegate Assembly) $100 $150
Non-Member - Friday & Saturday $600 $700
Additional Friday Reception ticket (for guest) $65 $75
Virtual Delegate Assembly (This will be available for
members at a later date)
Member - Walk-Ins  n/a


Hotel Information: Room availability will be for October 5 & 6 (two nights).
The Hotel Colorado

526 Pine St  I  Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 I  (970) 945-6511

Two queen beds or king bed - $199/night, $12/night for overnight guest self-parking

Available until September 12, 2023

Room Block Reservations

If you need to make your reservation tax exempt you will need to fill out the two forms linked below and send them in AFTER you make your reservation via the booking link.

Once you make your reservation, it WILL show tax. You have to send the liked (2) forms below filled out for the hotel to remove the tax on the reservation.

EITHER, email these forms to: [email protected] OR Fax them to: 970-945-7030

Tax Affidavit 
Credit Card Authorization
Other Hotel Options





Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D.  

A Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Colorado Denver, Scott McLeod, J.D., Ph.D., is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on P-12 school leadership, deeper learning, technology, and innovation. He is on a mission to make students’ day-to-day learning less boring and more meaningful and relevant. He is the Founding Director of the UCEA Center for the Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education (CASTLE), the only university center in the U.S. dedicated to the technology needs of school administrators, and is the co-creator of the wildly popular video series, Did You Know? (Shift Happens). He also is the co-creator of the 4 Shifts Protocol for lesson/unit redesign and the founder of both the annual Iowa 1:1 Institute and EdCampIowa.

Scott has worked with hundreds of schools, districts, universities, and other organizations and has received numerous awards for his technology leadership work, including the 2016 Award for Outstanding Leadership from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). Scott blogs about leadership and innovation at Dangerously Irrelevant and is a frequent keynote speaker and workshop facilitator at regional, state, national, and international conferences. Scott also hosts two podcasts, LeaderTalk and Redesigning for Deeper Learning.

Scott currently serves as a Getting Smart New Pathways Fellow, ISTE Community Leader, InnEdCO Ambassador, and on NAESP’s Professional Learning Advisory Council. He has written or edited 4 books and 170 articles and other publications, and is one of the most visible education professors in the United States. In Spring 2023 he is road tripping while on sabbatical to explore what deeper learning looks like in elementary and middle schools.



David Flaherty  

David Flaherty is the CEO and founder of Magellan Strategies, a public opinion research firm serving school districts, local governments, special districts, and public policy organizations since 2007. He has spent three decades designing and managing hundreds of public opinion surveys and focus group research projects. His particular area of opinion research expertise is managing complicated voter opinion ballot measure survey projects.

David learned the art and science of public opinion research working in Washington, DC, for fourteen years, from 1992 to 2006. He mastered questionnaire design, focus group-qualitative research, and message development strategies working for the Republican National Committee, the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Census, and Americans for Prosperity.

David is very proud to have helped hundreds of Colorado governments, school districts, and special districts achieve voter approval for various ballot measures funding a wide array of school district needs, operations, and capital projects. David is a native of Wellesley, Massachusetts, and a 1991 graduate of the University of Delaware. He lives in Broomfield, Colorado, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two sons, Jack and Bobby.


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