b'About UsThe Canadian School Boards Association was founded in 1923 by school trustees from Ontario,Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia in recognition of the need for a national forum oneducation. It was incorporated under federal statute as a non-profit organization in 1965.Today, the CSBA represents elected governing school board members from provincial school boardsassociations across Canada. The CSBA advocates for advances in public education for millions ofstudents in the public education system, and promotes the value of locally elected school boards.As a professional association, the CSBA provides professional development, research, partnerships and opportunities for collaboration for governing school board members. The CSBA also works witheducation partners across the country to support students, schools and communities with ademocratically elected voice of community members.'