Hermann school board recognized with state MSBA award
By staff writer
The Missouri School Boards’ Association has selected the Gasconade County R-1 district’s school board as one of Missouri’s 10 Outstanding Boards of Education for 2013.
The awards were announced at the 2013 MSBA Annual Conference at the Lake of the Ozarks on October 5.
In the area of Teaching, Learning and Assessment school boards for Carthage R-IX, Springfield Schools and West Plains R-VII received an award. The four school boards recognized for Governance, Leadership and Accountability were Gasconade County R-I, Harrisonville R-IX, Nixa Schools and Pattonville R-III.
In the area of Physical and Environmental Resources, Blue Springs R-IV, Parkway C-2 and Ste. Genevieve R-II received an award.
This is the first year Outstanding Boards of Education awards were aligned to six specific categories of the Missouri Public Education Vision Project. Winners in their respective category were selected by a committee made up of school board members from districts throughout the state.
“These boards of education exemplify the characteristics of effective leadership teams,” said MSBA Executive Director Dr. Carter Ward. “The board members in each of these districts are to be congratulated for their dedication to the students in their district.”
The Missouri School Boards’ Association is a private, not-for-profit organization that exists to help school boards succeed.