Board earns Governance Team Award
Pictured are, from left, Superintendent Dr. Jason Dial, Board Vice President Steve Henderson, MSBA Executive Director Dr. Carter Ward, Board Member Mona Coleman, Board President Dr. Jeff Tedrow, Board Member David Hale, Board Member Neal DeShazo and Board Member Bill vanHoornbeek.
The Bolivar R-1 Board of Education was one of 22 Missouri school boards to receive the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s 2014 Governance Team Award. This prestigious award is based on those school boards’ outstanding commitment to ongoing professional development in areas such as student achievement, school law, finance, board operations, and contemporary issues in education. The award also recognizes their commitment to regional and statewide leadership, to active participation in legislative advocacy for public schools, and to the successful implementation of education policy to improve their local school district. Those school boards met the following criteria:
The 2014 Governance Team award winners were recognized at MSBA’s Leadership Summit at the Lake of the Ozarks on June 6.
Bolivar R-1 Board of Education President Dr. Jeff Tedrow, left, presents outgoing Board President J.R. Collins with a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Bolivar R-1 Board of Education. Mr. Collins served on the Board of Education for six years.
Board members attend Legislative Forum
Members of the Bolivar R-1 Board of Education attended the annual MSBA sponsored Legislative Forum in Jefferson City on Tuesday, Feb. 18 . The forum provided board members the opportunity to learn more about education issues likely to have an impact on the Bolivar School District. Bolivar R-1 Board members met with Sen. Mike Parson and Rep. Sue Entlicher during their visit. Pictured are, from left; David Hale, Neal DeShazo, Mona Coleman, Steve Henderson and Linda Buffington.
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