2024 Fall Conference & Delegate Assembly

October 18-19, 2024
Pueblo Convention Center
320 Central Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003

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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 who are here to support your district's efforts. 


  • Friday, October 18, 2024
    • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast
    • 9:15 - 10:30 a.m.: Opening General Session with Debra Fine
    • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Morning Breakout Sessions
      • Strengthening Superintendent and School Board Relationships: Strategies for Effective Collaboration
      • Navigating Changes in Title IX: Implications for School Districts
      • What's Next: BEST 2.0
    • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.: Plated Lunch
    • 1:45 - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Breakout Sessions
      • Social Media Best Practices: Enhancing Engagement and Communication
      • Navigating the Essentials: School Board Member Roles and Responsibilities
      • Superintendent Evaluation Process: Best Practices for Accountability and Improvement
    • 3:15 - 5:00 p.m.: Closing General Session with Anne Brown
    • 5:45 - 7:15 p.m.: President's Reception
  • Saturday, October 19, 2024
    • 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.: Breakfast
    • 8:00 - 8:45 a.m.: Delegate Check In
    • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Delegate Assembly
    • 12:00 p.m.: Adjourn


Pricing Early Bird - Before August 30 After August 30
Member - Friday & Saturday $425 $500
Member - Saturday In Person Only (Delegate Assembly) $100 $150
Non-Member - Friday & Saturday $600 $700
Additional Friday Reception ticket (for guest) $65 $65
Member - Walk-Ins  n/a



Notice of cancellation and requests for refund must be submitted in writing via email: Gabriella Wilson, [email protected].

  • A cancellation fee of $50 will be applied to the refund.
  • Refunds cannot be made after 4:00 pm, Friday, October 4, 2024. Guarantees are made to the hotel and vendors in advance; therefore, we are unable to grant refund requests after this date.

In the event of a medical emergency, please contact CASB. If granted a refund, a late registration cancellation fee of $75 will apply. Medical emergency refund requests will not be considered after Wednesday, October 11, 2024.



Join bestselling author and nationally recognized keynote speaker Debra Fine for her fast-paced, interactive, and entertaining presentation The Fine Art of Building Relationships: One Conversation at a Time. Together we’ll laugh, learn, and leave with insightful and informative tips and tools focused on conversation skills, building rapport, and making the most of teacher, administration, parent, and community interactions. Learn how to turn every conversation into an opportunity for success.

Fine is the author of bestselling books The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep It Going, Build Networking Skills—and Leave a Positive Impression (Hachette) and Beyond Texting: The Fine Art of Face to Face Communication for Teenagers (Canon) translated and published in over two dozen countries.  A 28+ year member of the National Speakers Association, Fine presents keynotes and training programs to hundreds of audiences around the world that include the Texas Association of School Boards, United Airlines, National Electrical Contractors Association, American Hospital Association, and JP Morgan Chase. Fine's recent media appearances include The Today Show, the Early Show, NPR Morning Edition, Fox Business News, and CNN. View additional information about Debra at www.DebraFine.com


As Co-Founder and President/CEO of the Cook Center for Human Connection, Anne Brown has spearheaded revolutionary work in mental wellness within schools. In just over three years, her leadership has been pivotal in creating innovative systems that provide vital services to thousands of schools across 45 states. Because of the work of the Cook Center, millions of families now have the resources to support their children's mental health. Anne is particularly proud of the strides made in breaking down the stigma around mental health, providing quick access to care for families, and offering group and individual support that is affordable and easily accessible.

Anne's vast experience in education and non-profit sectors spans over 20 years and has been integral in forming enduring partnerships aimed at mental wellness and suicide prevention. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Teaching from the University of Utah and has a rich background that includes teaching, professional development, curriculum design, and strategic advocacy.

Driven by her personal encounters with mental illness within her family, Anne is deeply invested in suicide prevention. She lives in Park City, Utah, cherishing her time skiing, e-biking, reading, and enjoying moments with her family and large dog.



Courtyard by Marriott Pueblo Downtown

  • Address: 110. W. 1st Street, W City Center Dr, Pueblo, CO 81003
  • Room Block Rate: $149 per room
  • Deadline for Room Block Reservations: September 25, 2024
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