CABE's Webinar
On-Demand Library 
(Please note some webinars are for a fee)

During the COVID-19 crisis, CABE has developed a number of webinars valuable to board members and superintendents. To make these programs more readily available at a time convenient to the user, they have been archived with links to registration.

Please see below for the complete listing.

Let Your Voices Be Heard Webinar Series

Appropriations Committee Budget

Presenters: 

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Sr. Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

Fee: Free

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Education Committee Bills

Presenters: 

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Sr. Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

Fee: Free

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CABE's Virtual Day on the Hill

Presenters:

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Sr. Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE
Senator Eric Berthel, Ranking Member of the Education Committee
Representative Kathleen McCarty, Ranking Member of the Education Committee

Fee: Free

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Governor's 2021-23 Budget

Presenters:

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Sheila McKay, Sr. Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

Fee: Free

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Leaders in Action Webinar Series

Names Matter: Continuing the Conversation

Language is ever-evolving. Join us for this discussion about terminology and insights as to why it is important for people to self-identify and how we respect that by how we use terminology.

Facilitator: 

Robert Rader, Executive Director, CABE

Presenter:

Dr. Martha Brackeen-Harris, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant, CABE

Fees: CABE Express: $0  •  CABE Members: $25  •  Non-members: $60

Register to Watch Here



Preparing All Students for the Future: Addressing Learning Gaps of All Students

Join the conversation as we all redefine what we are doing in our schools after a year of doing things differently.

Presenters: 

Nate Quesnel, Superintendent, East Hartford

Vince DeLucia, Director/Educator in Residence, NJ School Boards Association

Fees: CABE Express: $0  •  CABE Members: $25  •  Non-members: $60

Register to Watch Here

 


Public Education in 2021: A Conversation with Anna Maria Chavez

Presenter:

Anna Maria Chavez, Executive Director and CEO, NSBA

Facilitator:

Robert Rader, Executive Director, CABE 

Fees: CABE Express: $0  •  CABE Members: $25  •  Non-members: $60

Register to Watch Here


 

Dispelling COVID-19 Vaccination Myths

Dispelling COVID-19 Vaccination Myths

Recent reports have shown that people of color are less likely to get vaccines than others, even as statistics tell of the devastating impact of COVID-19 on our African-American and Hispanic communities.

In order to help our members, especially those with majority populations of people of color, the CABE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee has been working with Hartford Board Chair Ayesha Clarke and the Health Equity Solutions (HES) to provide a webinar specifically aimed at Dispelling COVID-19 Vaccination Myths.

Presenter: Dr. Reggie Eadie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Trinity Health of New England 

Fee: Free

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Re-engaging Students and Families

Re-engaging Students and Families 

The impacts of the pandemic require both immediate and long-term strategies for engaging students and families in learning. This session will provide a snapshot of the current moment in education, the importance of engagement to school and student success, and offer insights into promising approaches across districts to engage students in their learning by creating lasting equitable conditions for their success. Participants will learn about new tools for monitoring and measuring engagement and review a school leader's roadmap to equitable conditions for learning and sustained engagement.

Moderators: 

Heather Clawson, Chief Program and Innovation Officer, CIS
Chris Murray, Senior Principal, Innovation and Strategic Initiatives, CIS

Presenters:

David Osher, Vice President and Institute Fellow, American Institute for Research (AIR)
Jocelyn Bateman, Program Director, CIS of Ohio

Communities in Schools (CIS) is a CABE Education Affiliate.

Fees: CABE Express: $0  •  CABE Member $25  •  Non-Member: $60

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February 2021 Webinar Series

School Board Leadership Through Effective Policy

Presenter: Vin Mustaro, Sr. Staff Associate for Policy Services, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Fourth Session in CABE's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 20-21 Series
A New Year: A Lot Has Changed; A Lot Hasn't - What Can We Do?

Presenter: Dr. Martha Brackeen-Harris, Consultant, CABE 

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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January 2021 Webinar Series (2 Sessions)

Promoting Civility Around the Board Table and Beyond

Presenters:

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Liz Brown, Board Member, Waterbury; First Vice President, CABE
Robert Rader, Executive Director, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Relationships Matter!

Presenters:

Robert Rader, Executive Director, CABE
Lydia Tedone, Board Member Simsbury; Regional Director, NSBA
Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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December 2020 Webinar Series (2 Sessions)

The Board’s Role in the Budget Process

Presenters:

Michael Purcaro, Town Administrator, Vernon; Board Chair, Ellington Board of Education
Brian Greenleaf, Director of Finance and Operations, Ellington Public Schools

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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The Board’s Role in Advocacy

Presenter:

Sheila McKay, Sr. Staff Associate for Government Relations, CABE

Fee: Free

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November 2020 Webinar Series (3 Sessions)

Session 1: Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members and Superintendents

Presenters:

Patrice McCarthy, Deputy Director and General Counsel, CABE
Nick Caruso, Sr. Staff Associate for Field Services and Coordinator of Technology, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 2: Continuing the Conversation: What We’ve Learned and What We Still Need to Learn

Presenter: Martha Brackeen-Harris, Consultant, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 3: The Board’s Role in Communications

Presenter:

Lisa Steimer, Sr. Staff Associate for Professional Development and Communications, CABE

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Principles of Disaster Psychology in the Management of School District Response to the COVID-19 Virus

Presenter:

Dr. David Johnson, Co-Director, Post Traumatic Stress Center; Yale School of Medicine; Founder, The Miss Kendra Programs

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Virtual Fall Meeting of Superintendents Administrative Professionals

Fee: $25

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Discussion on Indoor Air Quality in Schools

Presenters:

Kosta Diamantis, Deputy Secretary, Office of Policy Management
Charlene Russell-Tucker, Deputy Commissioner, Connecticut State Department of Education

Fee: CABE Member Free • $40 Non- Member

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2020 CABE Virtual Legal Issues Workshop (4 Sessions)

Session 1: Current Labor Relations and Human Resource Issues

Presenters:

Kevin Roy, Attorney, Shipman & Goodwin
Natalia Sieira Millan, Attorney, Shipman & Goodwin

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 2: Special Education Issues

Presenter: Michelle Laubin, Attorney, Berchem Moses

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 3: Board Meetings in A Virtual or Hybrid World

Presenter: Mark Sommaruga, Attorney, Pullman & Comley

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 4: Extracurricular Activities, Transportation and Liability

Presenter: Fred Dorsey, Attorney, Kainen, Escalera & McHale

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $60 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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2020 CABE Virtual Summer Leadership Conference (6 Sessions)

Session 1: The Role of Board Members as Leaders in a Time of Crisis

Presenter: Commissioner Miguel Cardona

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 2: Unprecedented Leadership: Navigating Legal, Policy, Advocacy and Governance Issues

Presenters: CABE Senior Staff

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 3: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Series – 2nd Session

Dear School Boards, Your Students, and Staff of Color Are Not Okay: What Can School Boards and Superintendents Do?

Presenter: Dr. Martha Brackeen-Harris, CABE Consultant

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 4: Trauma/Adverse Childhood Experiences

Presenter: Adam Lustig, NSBA Center for Safe Schools

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 5: What School Boards Need to Know About Finance and Building Preparations/Maintenance in Light of COVID19

Presenters:

Bernice Rick, Business Manager, Naugatuck Public Schools
Wayne Casper, Director of Facilities/Transportation Coordinator, Bloomfield Public Schools
Rich Carmelich, Chief Operations Officer, EdAdvance

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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Session 6: Student Voice

Presenters:

Milan Chand, Former Student Member, State Board of Education
Sophia Chin, Former Student Member, State Board of Education

Fee: $25 CABE Member • $35 Non- Member • CABE Express Free

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