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Membership Services

As a member, you get access to many resources and services that maximize impact. These include our Empowered Governance Toolkit, access to a national community of school board members, invitations to exclusive events, discounts, individualized coaching, and more.

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Included in Your Membership

A complete road map for your leadership as a school board member

Empowered Governance Toolkit

The only school board governance framework that includes exemplar policies

All policies and supplemental materials in the Empowered Governance toolkit and new policies as they are publicly released.


Access to our library of vetted policies and resources

We’ve been curating and compiling quality resources for five years, and now you can access them in an organized resource library.

Membership Directory

Join an active community of change agents across the country

Access to our membership directory so you can connect with values-aligned school board members based on demographics and board context.


Stay connected

Inclusion in our listserv/mobile app to ask questions and receive advice and examples from other school board members around the country.


Exclusive events for SBP members

Invitations to member-only events at other conferences, such as CUBE or NSBA.


Personalized support to help you navigate your unique context

Each year, we offer four hours of individualized coaching/technical assistance to help you put Empowered Governance into action in your district.

Membership Discounts

Discounts on SBP events and coaching

25% off OCP registration  5% off consulting services

Exclusive Grant Opportunities

Member-only grant opportunities

Members can apply for annual awards to help you do your local work as a school board member.

A Fellowship Might Be for You

If you’re looking for a more intensive and personalized experience, check out our Fellowship to receive professional development training in four major areas and access to a national network of change makers.

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The fact that I can get coaching and work on the things that I am struggling with specific to my district—that has been one of the most impactful parts of working with School Board Partners so far.

— Joe Greenhorn, Cohort 5 fellow

See Our Policies

SBP Members have access to all of our resources and support, including our entire Empowered Governance Toolkit, featuring model policies for empowering school board members to steer dramatic improvements in their schools and communities.

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