The nomination process for the 2024 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award and the CUBE Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence will open in mid-October. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
CUBE Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence
The CUBE Annual Award for Urban School Board Excellence focuses on school board governance, highlighting school boards that are showing growth, innovation through policy, and an eagerness to be exemplars to other urban boards. School boards will be judged on a variety of measures across four core areas of urban school board governance:
- School Board Performance
- Academic Improvement
- Educational Equity
- Community Engagement
Presented annually by CUBE, this award is open to the leadership team of any current CUBE district in good standing.
2023: Ferguson-Florissant School District (MO)
2022: Seattle Public Schools (WA)
2021: Richland One (SC) and Shelby County Schools (TN)
2020: Shelby County Schools (TN)
2019: Hillsborough County School District (FL)
2018: Jennings School District (MO), Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC), Fort Worth ISD (TX)
2017: Pittsburgh Public Schools (PA), Shelby County Schools (TN), Lancaster Independent School District (TX)