Local BOE members to be honored

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Three local Alabama school board members will be among 317 board members statewide honored this month at AASB’s Dec. 5-7 Annual Convention for advancing to a new level in the Alabama Association of School Boards’ School Board Member Academy.

The education leaders will be recognized for their efforts to improve their boardmanship skills, increase their understanding of education issues and heighten their leadership skills by participating in the academy.

Below are the local members and the levels they achieved:

• Level I (requires 25 training hours):

William Hines, Opp

John Thomasson, Covington County

• Level III (requires 75 training hours:)

Rothel Moody, Opp

The year’s academy training courses covered such topics as fiscal accountability, good governance, student achievement, communication, community engagement, staff development, vision/planning, technology and decision-making.