SDOW Governance Award

School District of Washington Receives Governance Award
Posted on 06/12/2019
SDOW Governance AwardThe School District of Washington has received the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2019 Governance Team Award.

A total of 33 school boards in Missouri received the 2019 award.

The recognition is based on promoting excellence in public school governance through professional development, leadership and advocacy.

School boards and superintendents that receive this award demonstrate the value of ongoing learning for continuous improvement.

Recipients of the award have met the following criteria:

* The district is accredited.

* All seven school board members have obtained Essential CBM certification from MSBA (or were grandfathered from the requirement).

* At least two board members have attained the Advanced CBM level of certification from MSBA.

* At least one board member has attained the Master’s level of certification from MSBA.

* A quorum of the board and superintendent attended MSBA’s 2018 Annual Conference.

* At least three board members and the superintendent (or other central office administrator) attended the 2019 MSBA Spring Regional Meeting.

* The district representative attended MSBA’s 2019 Legislative Forum.

* A board representative participated in MSBA’s 2018 Delegate Assembly.

The award was presented during the Leadership Summit Awards Luncheon on Saturday, June 8, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in St. Charles.

Accepting the award on behalf of the School District of Washington were Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer, Board of Education members John Freitag, Susan Thatcher and Jason Oesterly, and Board of Education student representative Tristan Zeh.

SDOW Governance Award
Governance Team Award
The School District of Washington received the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2019 Governance Team Award at the Leadership Summit Awards Luncheon on June 8 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel in St. Charles. From left are Board of Education President John Freitag, SDOW Superintendent Dr. Lori VanLeer, Board of Education student representative Tristan Zeh, Board of Education Treasurer Susan Thatcher and Board of Education Director Jason Oesterly.

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