CBLA poured into me…these months together have taught me to be open-minded, a better listener and to give back by serving.

CBLA Graduate

We invite you to be a part of our mission. Participants include current charter board members, as well as active community members who have the passion and qualifications to assume leadership roles in charter schools. LAPCS works diligently to connect graduates that are not currently serving on a charter board with board opportunities.

Connecting Knowledge with Impact

The academy explores the most critical issues facing charter boards. Fellows gain mastery in effective board governance and are prepared to assume the responsibility of public school board service.

The CBLA curriculum includes:

A Transformative Experience with Real Results

97% of Fellows

100% would recommend the academy to others

Who Should Apply?

The Ideal Candidate has:

As a CBLA Fellow, you will



Making Equity a Priority

The Charter Board Leadership Academy actively promotes and expands diversity on charter school boards. We empower community members to participate in the governance of our schools.

A diverse board reflective of the families and communities they serve supports schools and their growth. We are committed in training the next generation of board members with diverse backgrounds and perspectives to lead schools to the next level.

Questions? Please contact LAPCS Governance at [email protected]