Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Four School Board Members Recognized for Participation in State-Level Training
Four board members for Greenville County Schools earned recognition by the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) for achievement in the association’s 2014-15 Boardmanship Institute.
- Mrs. Lisa Wells, Chairman (Area 28) reached Level Three by earning 100 points within two consecutive years or less. Level Three recipients receive a certificate and gold pin. Also achieving Level Three status are Mrs. Glenda Morrison-Fair (Area 23) and Mr. Kenneth Baxter (Area 25).
- Mr. Derek Lewis (Area 24) reached Level One by earning 25 points within one year. Level One recipients receive a certificate.
SCSBA Boardmanship Institute offers year-round training to help board members develop skills and stay abreast of state and national educational issues. Workshops focus on school law, advocacy and legislation, improving board operations, leadership for improving student achievement, and other timely topics.
Board members can achieve up to six levels of recognition by earning points that are accrued annually from July through June for participation in statewide conferences and training provided onsite in their district.
SCSBA is the statewide professional organization serving as a source of information, training and voice for the state’s 81 school district boards, county boards and state special schools.