Oracle Elementary School District #2 hosted the Arizona School Boards Association (ASBA) County Workshop at Mountain Vista School. School Board members from aroundPinalCountywere in attendance as well as Orlenda F. Roberts, Pinal County School Superintendent.OracleSchool District#2 Board Member Alicia Bristow is the Pinal County Representative for the ASBA.
The workshop included training on “The ABC’s of Board Service, a report from the ASBA Executive Director on ASBA strategic plans and initiatives, a discussion on ASBA Advocacy and how it can help you and what November’s election can mean for your school district.
There was also a presentation of Academy of Board Development Awards following a fine meal prepared by the Mt. Vista cafeteria staff and served by the students.
The Academy of Board Development Awards is given to school board members who have made the effort to continue in-service training to become leaders and not just serve.
Awards are based on the number of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that the board member completes.
These awards include Certificate of Boardsmanship: completion of 36 CEUs in 5core curriculum areas; Associate of Boardsmanship: 60 CEUs in 8 core curriculum areas; Master of Boardsmanship: 84 CEUs in 10 core curriculum areas; and Master of Boardsmanship with Clusters is awarded for continuing education beyond the Master of Boardsmanship.
Pinal County School Board members that received awards and were recognized by the ASBA are
Bob Dailey,FlorenceUSD, Masters of Boardmanship
Denise Guenther,FlorenceUSD, Certificate of Boardsmanship
Robert Ingulli,FlorenceUSD, Certificate of Boardsmanship
Patti Coutre, Maricopa USD, Associate Boardsmanship
Alicia Bristow,OracleSchool District, Associate Boardsmanship
Alicia Bristow,OracleSchool District, Masters of Boardmanship
Elizabeth Harmon,OracleSchool District, Second Cluster
Yolanda N. Ewing,SuperiorUSD, Fifth Cluster
Nancy Valenzuela, Superior USD, Masters of Boardmanship
Sharon Erickson,ToltecElementary SchoolDistrict, Masters of Boardsmanship
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