CASB Winter Legislative Conference

CASB's Winter Legislative Conference provides opportunities to network with peers from across the state, hear from advocacy experts, dive into professional development, and engage with legislators. Join us for this one and a half day conference including time at the Capitol. 

The 2022 CASB Winter Legislative Conference was a huge success! Access presentations, highlights, and information from the conference on our recap page using the link below.




Gerardo Munoz  

Gerardo Muñoz is the 2021 Colorado Teacher of the Year. He has taught middle and high school Social Studies in the Denver Public Schools for over twenty years, the last fifteen at the Denver Center for International Studies. Born and raised in Denver, his roots run deep in Mexico and Southwestern Colorado. He graduated from Manual High School in 1994 and went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts in History and Latin American Studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, followed by a Master of Arts in Education at the University of Denver in 2009. A seven-time Distinguished Teacher, as measured by DPS’s rigorous LEAP evaluation system, he serves in the role of Senior Team Lead for Student Voice and Leadership in which he supports, coaches, and evaluates other teachers. He is active in the Denver Classroom Teachers Association’s Latinx and Ethnic Minority Educators’ Caucuses and the national organization EduColor. Additionally, he is an independent media producer as founder of Too Dope Productions, where he produces three education-related podcasts. He is working on his first book and will begin his Ph.D. this fall.


Autumn Rivera was selected as the 2022 Colorado Teacher of the Year. She is currently a sixth-grade science teacher at Glenwood Springs Middle School in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, and also an adjunct professor at Colorado Mountain College in the Education Department. During her more than sixteen years as an educator, she has worked with students from elementary to postgraduate levels. Rivera holds both a Bachelors of Arts in Biology and a Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Science from Colorado College; and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She is a member of the Colorado Science Conference Planning Committee and the Steering Committee with the Colorado Science Education Network. Rivera is the Region 3 Elementary Board representative for the Colorado Association of Science Teachers. She also volunteers with the American Association of Chemistry Teachers. She has presented a variety of professional development courses including at the Roaring Fork EdTech Summit and the Colorado Science Conference. Ms. Rivera is the middle school science lead for her school district.  

In addition to her work in the field of science, Rivera holds other leadership roles. She serves on the Roaring Fork School District Interest Based Bargaining Committee. She is Building Advisor for the district’s Mentor and Advisor Program. She is the Design Facilitator who plans, organizes, and runs school-wide events such as student-led conferences and Better World Day, along with serving as a middle school track coach. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, volunteering, and spending quality time with people she loves. 









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Early Bird Member Pricing until January 21 $425 Early Bird Non-Member Pricing until January 21 $600
After January 21 Member Pricing
(Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 12:00 pm is the deadline for pre-registration)
$500 After January 21 Non-Member Pricing
(Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 12:00 pm is the deadline for pre-registration)
On-site Registration for Members $575 On-site Registration for Non-members $750


Price includes: one Thursday breakfast, one Thursday lunch, one Thursday evening reception, and one Friday breakfast
Cancellation Policy:
 Registration cancellations before the close of business on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 will receive full refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. Cancellations cannot be made after February 1, 2022. Registrations may be transferred from one person to another by contacting CASB prior to 4:00 p.m. on February 1, 2022. There will be no refunds after February 18, 2022 for additional meals purchased.


Additional Breakfast tickets $50 
Additional Lunch tickets $60
Additional Reception tickets $60

Board Organizational Meeting Notice
Colorado's Open Meetings Law requires full and timely notice to the public when a quorum of the board is gathering and "public business is discussed or at which any formal action may be taken." C.R.S. 24-6-402. 

If your board plans to hold a retreat or its organizational meeting, the meeting must be noticed, recorded, and open to the public as any other regular or special meeting.

Convention and Retreat Noticing
Colorado's Open Meetings Law requires full and timely notice to the public when a quorum of the board is gathering and "public business is discussed or at which any formal action may be taken." C.R.S. 24-6-402.

One or more members of the [insert district name] board of education will be attending the Colorado Association of School Board's Annual Convention December 2-4, 2021. The purpose of this event is for board members to engage in professional learning--it is not to conduct public business of the local district or engage in formal action. While notice is not required pursuant to C.R.S. 24-6-402, the Board believes in transparency and therefore is providing this information regarding the event.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Education Credit Hours may be obtained through attendance in breakout sessions during our 2021 Fall Conference [or the 81st Annual Convention]. Please use this form to document your attendance at the specific breakout session. All sessions and times need to be documented. You will receive a certificate of attendance upon receipt of your completed form.