Robert Mitchell was officially elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) during the organization’s annual convention on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Mystic Marriott in Groton.
Mitchell has served in a number of roles at the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), including Area 9 Co-Director from November 2007 to November 2011, the Chair CABE State Relations Committee from November 2011 to Present. He also served on the Nominating Committee for the last six years.
Mitchell is a graduate of the CABE Leadership Institute and has served on the Montville Board of Education August 2006 to Present. He is the Chair of the Education and Evaluation Committee for the Montville Board of Education from November 2009 to Present. He is also the Montville Board of Education Representative to Montville Youth Services Advisory Board beginning in 2007 to Present.
As Secretary, Mitchell will be responsible for seeing that the minutes of the board and Executive Committee meetings are properly recorded and maintained. He will also alert the President, Board of Directors, and committees which deal with governance issues of their specified calendar responsibilities and deadlines.
The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) serves local and regional school districts in Connecticut and is dedicated to improving the quality of education throughout the state and the nation. CABE's membership includes 145 school districts representing 90 % of the state's public school population. CABE is a leading advocate for public education at the State Capitol and in Washington D. C., and offers many types of support services to local boards of education including the Board Member Academy, a continuing education program for local board of education members.