OSBA Black Caucus

OSBA Black Caucus program offering college stipends

OSBA is accepting applications for the 2016 OSBA Black Caucus Leo Lucas Scholarship, a program that provides graduating African-American high-school seniors funds for college. The program is named for the late Leo Lucas, a Dayton City school board member and educator who founded the caucus. Applications are available by clicking here for a pdf version or here for a Word version. The application deadline is March 16, 2016. For further information, contact Van Keating or Damon Asbury at (614) 540-4000 or vkeating@ohioschoolboards.org or dasbury@ohioschoolboards.org.

The OSBA Black Caucus' mission is to promote and provide education to its members and/or interested parties on unique challenges and opportunities faced by African-American board members through out the state of Ohio. The caucus strives to:
• Provide a statewide forum on the practical issues facing black school board members;
• Promote, support and build public awareness of issues relating to racial diversity in schools and equity in education;
• Support initiatives to enhance academic achievement of African-American students.