Warrensville Heights Board of Education President Elected to Serve on National School Board
The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) elected leaders and new members to its Steering Committee during its annual business meeting at NSBA’s Annual Conference, March 25-27, in Denver, Colorado.
Ray Freeman, president of the Warrensville Heights Board of Education, was one of the four new school board members elected to serve a 3-year term on CUBE’s steering committee. Freeman has served on the Warrensville Heights City Schools Board of Education since 2015, and in 2017, he was elected president. He has also served in many other capacities, including Ohio Delegate for the Ohio Delegate Assembly.
The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) supports urban school boards and fosters effective leadership for excellence and equity in public education, with a specific focus on underrepresented students. CUBE provides educational opportunities that engage urban school districts and district leaders, working through their state school boards associations, while addressing challenges in urban centers.
“As we defend public education, it’s imperative that we continue to shine the spotlight on equity,” said Thomas J. Gentzel, Executive Director & CEO, National School Boards Association, in a press release. “Micah Ali, CUBE’s newly elected Chair, and the new slate of steering committee members will play an essential role in strengthening our work to ensure that every child can gain access to the same opportunities as their peers, regardless of their background or where they live.”