The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.



NASBE members are organized into four regions: Northeast, Southern, Central, and Western. Members from each region are represented on our board of directors.

 

Northeast:

Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands

NASBE Regional Liaisons: Winona Hao and Joseph Hedger

 

Southern:

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

NASBE Regional Liaisons: Renee Lang and Abigail Potts

 

Central:

Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin

NASBE Regional Liaisons: Megan Blanco and Valerie Norville

 

Western:

Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Marianas Islands, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

NASBE Regional Liaisons: Sharon Cannon and Robert Hull



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