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Hello School Board Members and Superintendents,

We hope you are all staying healthy through this challenging time! 

Advocacy & Networking Opportunities
Thanks to our joint advocacy and that of many others, vaccines have been prioritized in our county for education workers.  School districts are partnering with our county office of education and health department to ensure access as soon as possible. Thank you everyone for your efforts to keep educators and front line staff safe!

Next up, CSBA Legislative Action Week March 15-19th. Sign up today at  This is where we’d normally all meet up in Sacramento and visit our state legislators. This year it is all virtual, but still a great opportunity to jointly advocate for our schools.

Nominating Committee solicits suggestions for 2021-22 Officers of CCCSBA 
Are you interested in leading this group next school year? The Executive team of CCCSBA plans out communications & meetings with a vision of providing opportunities for Contra Costa school board members to learn and advocate together. To suggest yourself or a colleague, please submit our CCCSBA Suggestion Form for 2021-22 Officers by Friday, March 19th.
  • President 
  • VP Programs 
  • VP Legislative Advocacy 
  • VP Communications
  • Secretary 
  • Treasurer
(see officer duties in bylaws, Article VI page 4 here)

The nominating committee will take all suggestions and then create a recommended slate of officers to be sent out in April and then voted on at the May meeting. 
Invitation to May General Meeting
Please save the date for our next CCCSBA meeting on Thursday, May 20, 2021, 5:30 to 7:30 pm on Zoom, which will include a presentation on the May Revision of the 2021-2022 Budget

Our guest speaker, Dennis Meyers, Assistant Executive Director Governmental Relations for the California School Boards Association, does a great job providing a perspective oriented to what school board members need and want to know about budget proposals.

The meeting will be held on Zoom. Register in advance. Immediately after registering, you'll be emailed a unique-to-you URL to join the Zoom meeting, from We recommend that you add that link to your calendar to allow you to easily join the meeting.

Agenda for May 20th Meeting

5:30 - 5:55pm     CCCSBA Board of Representatives Meeting, including election of officers for 2021-22
6:00 - 7:00pm     Program: May Revision of the 2021-22 Budget
7:00 - 7:30pm     Q & A

Hope to see you all soon!

The CCCSBA Executive Committee

 Cherise Khaund, President

 Rachel Hurd, 1st VP - Programs

 Sarah Butler, 2nd VP - Legislation

 Linda Mayo, 3rd VP - Communications

 Consuelo Lara, Secretary

 Yolanda Mendrek, Treasurer

 Marina Ramos, Immediate Past President
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