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Join Our Community for Change

The heart and soul of School Board Partners is YOU. While we provide resources, support and training, often the biggest value comes from simply being in community with other diverse leaders who are motivated to break down inequitable systems to help all students thrive. 



Our community will be stronger with you in it.

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Never underestimate the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. In fact, it is the only thing that ever has.

— Margaret Mead

What We Do

We’re here to support you on your school board journey. Learn more about each of our programs below.

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Fellowship

When working with individual school board members, we focus on their skills, knowledge, and mindset by providing multiple supports in a one-year fellowship structure. Learn more

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Conference

OCP is our annual national conference that fosters a learning community of practice where attendees have access to the valuable knowledge, practical tools, and personal networks needed to drive change in the districts that they represent. Learn more

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Membership

School Board Partners members are part of a community of change agents that works together to maximize impact. Learn more

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Consulting

Get the individualized coaching support your board needs to implement Empowered Governance. Learn more

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Fellowship

Join our selective year-long fellowship

SBP Fellows receive our deepest level of personalized support. You’ll join a cohort of 75 diverse school board members from around the country, where you’ll receive professional development in 4 areas (good governance, racial equity, personal leadership and self-care). You’ll also receive a mentor and a policy coach to cut your learning curve and help turn your campaign promises into real policy change for students.

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Attend Our National Summit for Courageous School Board Leadership

For diverse school board members who want to lead policy change on behalf of their students, the Our Collective Power conference is a must-attend event. You’ll find the practical tools you need to enact powerful change.

Attend the Summit
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Membership

Get the most out of School board Partners

Become a School Board Partners Member to maximize your impact. As an elected official, you only have a few years to enact real change for kids; let us help.

As a member you’ll gain access to all of our resources and support and most importantly, you’ll be joining a community of change agents to collaborate and lead with.

Become a Member

Wondering if School Board Partners programming is right for you?

Start by taking our Board Self-Assessment. If you self-rate as mostly 1s and 2s, our programming will help you move towards 3s.

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Whole Board Coaching

Get personalized support for your Board

Is your Board ready to tackle this work together? We offer deliverables-based coaching that will all but guarantee that your Board will walk away with tangible, substantive change.

Learn More About Our Coaching Packages

Not sure where to start?

There are many options to engage with us depending on where you are in your school board journey. Let us know what you’re interested in and we’ll provide you with more information.

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