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News Releases

December 9, 2020 - Pleasant Valley School District Trustee Suzanne Kitchens ascends to the presidency of CSBA

December 9, 2020 - Dr. Susan Heredia named President-elect of the California School Boards Association

December 9, 2020 - Susan Markarian joins CSBA’s Executive Committee as new Vice President

December 4, 2020 - CSBA honors Milpitas USD Board Vice President Chris Norwood as 2020 Board Member of the Year

October 19, 2020 - California School Boards Association, Donovan Group Partner to Provide School Crisis Communication Services Statewide

July 18, 2020 - State introduces school reopening regulations, requires masks for students in grades 3-12

July 17, 2020 - Statement on Governor Newsom's School Reopening Guidance from CSBA CEO & Executive Director Vernon M. Billy

June 9, 2020 - New CSBA school reopening guidance provides critical support for governance teams solving issues at the local level

May 14, 2020 - Statement on California’s May Budget Revision from CSBA President Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez

May 8, 2020 - CSBA Survey Finds Many Students Lack Access to Technology When They Need It Most

April 30, 2020 - California School Boards Association’s Webinar Series Provides Much-Needed Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020 - California School Boards Association Provides Suite of Resources to Help School Leaders Make Key Decisions Amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

February 4, 2020 - California School Boards Association President Xilonin Cruz-Gonzalez to accompany Congresswoman Grace Napolitano to State of the Union Address

January 10, 2020 - CSBA President Applauds Focus of Governor’s 2020-21 Budget While Calling for Increased Investment to Address California’s Education Funding Crisis