Taft partner and Chief Diversity Officer Adrian D. Thompson has been invited to speak at the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) annual conference, which will take place Sept. 28-30. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, La., and will celebrate 50 years of service to urban school boards.
Thompson will serve on a panel focused on “A Legal Review - Key Legal Experts from Across the Country.” The presentation will take place on Friday, Sept. 29 from 10:00-11:15 a.m.
The Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) represents small and large urban districts, as well as suburban and rural districts that have similar challenges educating underrepresented students. Its goal is to promote equity to address the achievement, opportunity and education gaps that exist in urban settings.