Professional Development Updates

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This newsletter informs members of upcoming learning opportunities and resources available to support a board's professional development efforts.
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Professional Development Update: October 14, 2021
The CASB Fall Conference and Delegate Assembly is next week — Register today!; Register Now for CASB's Annual Convention; Deadline extended to Friday, October 22 to Share Your Student Art at Convention; Tell Your Story — Money Matters Resources to Support You

Professional Development Update: August 18, 2021
Fall Conference and Delegate Assembly; Register Now for CASB's Annual Convention; Use CASB's Resources to Support School Board Candidates; New Resources to Support You; FREE WEBINARS; Fall Regionals

Professional Development Update: July 14, 2021
CASB Convention Registration Opens Next Week for Priority Districts; Early Bird Registration Deadline is this Friday, July 16, for CASB Fall Regional Meetings; Use CASB's Resources to Support School Board Candidates; CASB Fall Delegate Assembly Conference October 22-23, 2021

Professional Development Update: May 13, 2021
Mental Health America has a free conference in June; High Potency Marijuana and Colorado Youth — May 20 at 12:00pm; Start Schools Stronger Summit set for June 14; CASB Connections Podcast: The School Board Budget Process; School election seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 16; Upcoming in-person events — mark your calendar!; Call for resolutions is now open

Professional Development Update:  April 29, 2021
Next Board President Cafe is set for May 13; NEW CASB Podcast: The Colorado Youth Congress & Student Voice; Upcoming in-person events — mark your calendar!; Call for resolutions is now open; Districts can apply for ESSER III funds now; ED COVID-19 Handbook: Roadmap to Reopening; CSFP analysis on potential changes to the School Finance Act; School election seminar will be held on Wednesday, June 16

Professional Development Update:  April 6, 2021
CASB event survey — we value your input!; NEW CASB Podcast: An Equitable Outcomes Discussion with Bill de la Cruz; Foundational Bias with Bill de la Cruz — a three-session workshop; Board President Cafes on April 22 and May 13; It's school board candidate season — resources to help you build a strong governance team; Save the date for the CASB Fall Conference and Delegate Assembly on October 22 and 23; Upcoming CASB meeting with our Colorado Congressional Delegation; Colorado Virtual Career Fair is April 19-22; Build Back Stronger Colorado

Professional Development Update:  March 5, 2021
It's school board candidate season — resources to help you build a strong governance team; CASB event survey; NEW CASB Podcast: A Conversation with the Colorado Gifted and Talented Student Board; CASB Winter Legislative Webinar Series; Upcoming CASB meetings with our Colorado Congressional Delegation; CASB bill tracker and bill graphic; Colorado Virtual Career Fair is April 19-22; NSBA Online Experience takes place April 8 -10; CASB Personnel Announcement & Job Posting

Professional Development Update:  February 4, 2021
The Colorado Plan to Vaccinate K12 Teachers; Speaker Alec Garnett to join CASB members; Board President Cafes; NEW CASB Advocacy Podcasts for CASB Members; CASB Winter Legislative Webinar Series; CASB joins CEA, CASE, and Rural Alliance in push to pause CMAS testing for this year; Parent Advocacy Network will focus on assessment pause on February 11; Rural Kids Connect brings together rural students; NSBA Complimentary Equity Online Symposium on Wednesday, Feb. 10; NSBA Online Experience takes place April 8 -10

Professional Development Update:  January 7, 2021
CASB Conversations: Budgeting the Next Round of Federal Stimulus Dollars; Resources for school communities in times of crisis; COVID testing and vaccination updates; Take the Pledge for Colorado Students; Two new CASB Connections podcasts; Governor Polis proclaims January as School Board Recognition Month

Professional Development Update:  December 17, 2020
Governor's Task Force releases report; Take the Pledge for Colorado Students; School Board Recognition Month; CASB podcasts and webinars; CASB Convention recap; Healthy Families and Workplaces Act (Paid Sick Leave) Overview & FAQ

Professional Development Update:  November 6, 2020
80th Annual CASB Convention offers a year's worth of professional development to prepare you for 2021 and beyond; CASB Delegates set the stage for the next legislative session — 2021 Resolutions Book; 2020 ballot issues decided

Professional Development Update:  October 8, 2020
Virtual Professional Development Opportunities: CASB Fall Regional Meetings are now underway; Your vote, your voice at the CASB Delegate Assembly; Taking care of those who take care of others — Key People Program; Get inspired at the 80th Annual CASB Convention; Other Professional Development Opportunities: CASB Conversations Webinar: Title IX Overview; CASB Conversations: Your Social-Emotional Health; Highlight your student artists and performers at Convention; 2020 ballot issues and school funding; The McGuffey Award — recognize a deserving school board member for their service

Professional Development Update:  September 11, 2020
CASB Fall Regional Meetings are now underway (Sep - Oct); CASB Conversations Webinar: Title IX Overview (Sep 23); Calling all Delegates — CASB Delegate Assembly (Oct 30); 80th Annual CASB Convention registration (Dec 3 - 5); New CASB Podcast: 1st and 2nd Policy Readings; Resources to support board-superintendent strengthening; New NSBA member benefit — school safety resources; Nomination process for Superintendent of the Year is now open; The McGuffey Award — Recognize a deserving school board member for their service with the McGuffey Award

Professional Development Update:  August 21, 2020
CASB Leadership Workbook: Evaluating your board's effectiveness; CASB Conversations Webinar: Special Policy Update; CASB Connections Podcast: Advocacy 101; Registration is now open for the CASB Fall Regional Meetings; Recognize a deserving school board member for their service; CASB Call for Resolutions now open for the Fall Delegate Assembly

Professional Development Update:  August 7, 2020
Time to register for the CASB Fall Regional Meetings; Recognize and honor a school board member who has gone above and beyond; Delegate Assembly goes virtual this year; Learn skills to help you during times of high stress; Ordering your PPE to prepare for next school year

Professional Development Update:  July 24, 2020
CASB Survey on Event Participation; 80th Annual CASB Convention ; CASB Conversations Webinar: Special Policy Update — Monday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m.; CASB Conversations Webinar: Your Social-Emotional Health — Wednesday, August 5 at 3:00 p.m.; CASB Connections Podcast: Coffee Cart Program; Initiative 271— Fair Tax Colorado: Last week to sign and/or turn in petitions; Ordering your PPE to prepare for next school year

Professional Development Update:  July 2, 2020
Initiative 271 — Your action is required to enable a road to recovery during a fiscal and health crisis; Inclusivity. No silence. Equality. Equity.; Ordering your PPE to prepare for next school year; Call for Presentations for the 80th Annual CASB Convention

Professional Development Update:  March 5, 2020
CASB 2020 Winter Legislative Conference materials now available to members; Support Public Education Day at the Capitol on March 11; CASB Connections newest podcast: A Conversation With Rosalind Wiseman; We count on your feedback; 2020 Census information and resources; Coronavirus resources and information

Professional Development Update:  February 20, 2020
FOUR days left to register for CASB's 2020 Winter Legislative Conference; CASB Connections newest podcast focuses on FREE coding program; CASB's A-Z directory of resources; CASB’s 2019 Leadership Workbook helps you to become a stronger board member; Get Your Community Involved In Celebrating Public Schools Week; Support Public Education Day at the Capitol on March 11

Professional Development Update:  January 30, 2020
Your opportunity to weigh in on potential ballot initiatives leading to more school funding; TLCC Survey now open; It's a perfect time to acknowledge school board members; Census 2020 is right around the corner; CASB's 2020 Winter Legislative Conference is quickly approaching; CASB School Board Member Leadership Workbook highlight: Advocacy

Professional Development Update:  January 16, 2020
New releases of CASB Connections podcasts are available this month; Agenda highlights not to miss in CASB's 2020 Winter Legislative Conference; Lesson plan for Student CASB Days at the Capitol; Girls Who Code Clubs; Planning for 2020 using your CASB School Board Member Leadership Workbook

Professional Development Update:  January 9, 2020
Early bird registration for CASB's 2020 Winter Legislative Conference ends Friday, January 10; Governor Polis proclamation highlights the value of school board members; We need your help to make sure every kid counts in the 2020 Census!; CASB Connections podcasts are a great way to continue your professional learning throughout the year; 2020 legislative session is now underway and it's time to sign up for CASB Days at the Capitol

Professional Development Update:  December 19, 2019
New CASB Connections podcast: Voices of Education in Colorado with Bill de la Cruz; CASB’s 2020 Winter Legislative Conference is fast approaching — February 27-28th; The 2019 School Board Member Leadership Workbook is now available; Accessing CASB member-only resources

Professional Development Update:  October 24, 2019
Help promote the Student Leadership Strand for the 79th Annual CASB Convention; Student Art Exhibit deadline for artwork is Friday, October 31; Convention off-site hotel room block pricing ends soon; CASB Fall Delegate Assembly Conference materials now available; Legislation Summary of 2019 bills (NEW MEMBERS-ONLY RESOURCE); Proposition CC resources for school boards

Professional Development Update:  October 4, 2019
CASB Fall Delegate Assembly Conference is only 2 weeks away!; Legislation Summary of 2019 bills (NEW MEMBERS-ONLY RESOURCE); Proposition CC resources for school boards (NEW TRANSLATIONS AND LEGAL RESOURCES); Introducing Sam Jones-Rogers, CASB's new staff attorney ; Interim Committee on School Finance taking public comment; CASB Convention registration now open; CASB Connections podcast: Voices of Education in Colorado with Cheri Wrench

Professional Development Update: September 20, 2019
CASB Convention registration opens next week with a new process for making Broadmoor Hotel reservations; CASB Fall Delegate Assembly Conference agenda now available; CASB Connections podcast on the Role of the School Board Delegate and Resolutions; Proposition CC information and sample resolution; Book recommendations

Professional Development Update: September 5, 2019
All State Board Award application process closes next week on Friday, September 13, 2019; CASB Connections podcast on Advocacy 101; Room block rate ends September 18 for the Fall Delegate Assembly Conference

Professional Development Update: August 22, 2019
All State Board Award application process is open through Friday, September 13, 2019; Breakout sessions at the Fall Delegate Assembly Conference offer a wide variety of choices; CASB Connections podcast on School Board Candidate Wisdom; Kicking off a new school year with your CASB Regional meeting

Professional Development Update: August 16, 2019
CASB Membership Survey on Bylaws open until Monday, August 19, 2019; Lunch and Learn at the Fall Delegate Conference will focus on mental wellness; CASB Connections podcast on What is Policy?; Encourage school board candidates to register for the CASB Regional meetings; Resolutions are due Friday, August 30, 2019

Professional Development Update: August 9, 2019
Meet the new CASB Executive Director at the upcoming Fall Regionals; Delegate Assembly Conference will set CASB's legislative agenda for 2020; Resolutions are due Friday, August 30, 2019; CASB Connections podcast on The Role of the School Board Delegate and Resolutions

Professional Development Update: July 19, 2019
Voices of Education in Colorado Series with Dr. Joyce Brooks; Registration is now open for 2019 CASB Fall Regionals; Delegate Assembly Conference will be in Breckenridge this year

Professional Development Update: July 11, 2019
Call for presentations for Convention; Podcast release on Voices of Education in Colorado