To support Colorado's boards of education, CASB established the Built to Serve campaign to encourage effective and representative school boards that meet the challenges of the diverse districts they represent. 

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What does a board member do     Becoming a candidate   Recruiting Candidates
  • What is a school board?
  • What do school boards do?
  • Why serve on a school board?
  • What are the characteristics of successful board members?
  • How do I prepare to serve on my school board?
  • Elections
  • Eligibility
  • Nomination procedures
  • Campaign filing requirements
  • Code of ethics for board members
  • Why veteran leaders should engage
  • Essential qualities in a school board candidate
  • Suggestions for seeking and encouraging candidates
  • What to say to potential candidates
  • Responding to typical concerns
  • Information to share with potential candidates
  • Questions for interviews and conversations