Drafting a governance handbook and self-evaluation: Steps for LEAs

The four steps that Lake Tahoe Unified School District has utilized to create a governance handbook were covered during the session “Governance Handbook and Board Self-Evaluation” at CSBA’s 2023 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in December. The majority of local educational agency boards have […]

CSBA press conference calls for support for AB 1023 to boost schools’ cybersecurity resources

“Schools have access to more sensitive information and fulfill a more essential purpose than virtually any other local government agency and deserve robust, focused support to prepare for ransomware attacks,” said CSBA President Susan Markarian during a June 26 press conference held in support of […]

CSBA’s Leadership Institute focuses on governing in turbulent times

Preparedness and the ability to lead through challenges was a major theme among keynote and breakout sessions at CSBA’s 2022 Leadership Institute. Local educational agency leaders from across the state converged in Los Angeles July 22–23 to connect on topics including mental health, crisis communications, […]

CSBA President statement on fatal school shooting at Robb Elementary School

“We are devastated by the massacre that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, killing 21 people, including 19 students and two teachers. Our children have had to bear so much in recent years and it’s heartbreaking to see their trauma compounded by such […]