Education Hours consist of monthly 60-90 minute Zoom webinars in which the CBPA will invite experts in to educate parents on a specified topics pertaining to college basketball. Here you can view all of our past Education Hours to date.
November 15th 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association held its November Education Hour and gave parents the opportunity to hear from the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to discuss the relationship between coaches and parents. The speakers for this event included Craig Robinson, Executive Director of the NABC, and Danielle Donehew, Executive Director of the WBCA.
October 30th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association held its October Education Hour with NCAA's Dan Gavitt, Senior VP of Basketball, and Lynn Holzman, VP of Women's Basketball. This meeting gave parents the opportunity to hear from the NCAA Basketball leadership and get questions answered about the prior and upcoming basketball seasons.
September 30th, 2022 - As educational resources and business opportunities grow for student-athletes in college athletics, join the CBPA for a discussion on the introduction of Alston money by college athletic departments. This development by many, but potentially not all schools for the 2022-23 academic year could change the outlook student-athletes and their families have towards personal financial management, including budgeting, saving and even investing.
September 7th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association will hosted its August Education Hour and complete the two-part "Managing the Transition" series. The second part of this series focused on the life and career transition after basketball and helped parents better understand graduation and the degree completion assistance student-athletes receive, campus and national professional readiness and career development resources, and developing student-athletes holistically and prevent athlete identity foreclosure.
June 29th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association hosted its June Education Hour, Part II of preparing for Year 2 of Name, Image & Likeness! We looked to provide parents with information on the evolution of NIL during year one and what to expect in the upcoming summer, school year and 2022-23 season. This discussion covered NIL financial management and NIL contracts.
May 12th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association hosted its May Education Hour to prepare for Year 2 of Name, Image & Likeness! We looked to provide parents with information on the evolution of NIL during year one and what to expect in the upcoming summer, school year and 2022-23 season. This discussion covered the evolution of NIL and due diligence of NIL third parties.
February 28th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association hosted its February Education Hour and began a two-part “Managing the Transition” series. This first part of the series focused on parents who want to better understand the business side of transitioning to professional basketball. The discussion included CBPA Steering Committee Alumni sharing their respective journeys and answering your questions.
January 30th, 2022 - The College Basketball Parents Association was joined by NCAA staff members Lydia Bell, Assistant Director of Research, Susan Peal, Director of Governance, and Brandy Hataway, Director of Academic and Membership affairs. These experts were able to provide education about the transfer portal and share the portal data and trends over the last 4 years.
December 21st, 2021 - The College Basketball Parents Association brought in experts to discuss and answer questions about the current state of mental health in sports and how you as parents can best prepare. The speakers for this event will include Angel Brutus, Associate Director of Mental Health Services for the U.S. Olympic Committee, and Abigail H. Eiler, Clinical Assistant Professor for Social Work at the University of Michigan.
November 23rd, 2021 - The CBPA hosted its November Education Hour with the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). Executive Directors, Craig Robinson and Danielle Donehew, respectively, spoke with our members to discuss the relationship between coaches and parents.
September 28th, 2021 - The CBPA invited our members to this month's Education Hour with the NCAA. This gave our parents the opportunity to hear from NCAA Executives and get their questions answered about the prior and upcoming basketball seasons. The speakers for the event included Dan Gavitt, Senior Vice President of Basketball, Lynn Holzman, Vice President of Women’s Basketball, and Jeremy McCool, Director of Enforcement with Basketball Development.
June 30th, 2021 - The CBPA is proud to provide our members another educational resource on mental health and wellness. Dr. Victor Kidd, Founder/CEO | Kidd Wellness Solutions & Consulting and a Mental Health Consultant to the NBA and Taylor Finley, Mental Health Therapist for Relate Counseling Center and former WBB Captain at Harvard, spoke with and answered questions from the parents for more than an hour.
May 26th, 2021 - The CBPA hosted an educational webinar on that discussed the current status of Name, Image & Likeness(NIL) and how you as parents can best prepare. The speakers for this event included our CBPA Co-Executive Directors, Luke Fedlam and E. Courtney Scott, and they helped parents better understand the full scope of NIL.
February 25th, 2021 - The CPBA hosted an educational webinar with Craig Robinson & Nate Pomeday, Executive Director & Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The CBPA Steering Committee met with the NABC earlier this year and was able to providing members with an incredible information sharing and information gathering opportunity on how best the parent-coach relationship can develop.
December 29, 2020 - The College Basketball Parents Association hosted an educational webinar focused on COVID-19 in college sports. This webinar featured Dr. Brian Hainline, the Chief Medical Officer for the NCAA, and Dr. James R. Borchers, the President of the U.S. Council for Athletes' Health and Head Team Physician for Ohio State Athletics.