Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA)




Urban Boards Alliance Symposium


September 8-9, 2022

Omni Hotel on Centennial Park • Atlanta, Georgia




The Consortium of State School Boards Associations (COSSBA) will host the Urban Boards Alliance (UBA) Inaugural Symposium on September 8-9, 2022, at the Omni Hotel on Centennial Park in Atlanta, Georgia.


The UBA Inaugural Symposium will offer resources to support school board directors in creating educational strategies and sharing best practices that address and improve the educational outcomes of students within challenging environments.


Who Should Attend?

  • School Board Members
  • Superintendents
  • Education Leaders


Session Topics

  • Effectively Governing with Honesty, Humor, Humility, and Sometimes Hostility
  • Empowering Your School Board to Bridge the Health, Nutrition, and Food Insecurity Disparity Gap
  • NNPS Tiered Emotional and Mental Health Supports (TEaMS)
  • Governance Team Actions that Lead to Student Achievement
  • In Pursuit of Educational and Economic Equity
  • The Board’s Role in Shattering Inequities
  • Using State Data to Identify Schools in Challenging Environments and Using Student Data to Identify Students Who Need Additional Support
  • Building Strong Partnerships Between Your School Board and Administration
  • In Pursuit of Educational and Economic Equity: Paradigms, Policies, and Practices in the Nation’s 4th Largest School District
  • Key Strategies for Developing and Implementing a Strong Engagement Process for Parents, Family, Businesses, and Other Stakeholders for Student Success

To view the brochure and agenda, click here.


$425 per person
Limited to the first 300 registrants.


To register for the COSSBA Urban Boards Alliance Inaugural Symposium, click here.
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For more information about COSSBA, click here.


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