McCollough named to CLAS board of directors

Published 9:15 am Wednesday, August 2, 2023

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The Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS) has announced the selection of Kelly McCollough, Special Education Coordinator of Covington County Schools, to serve on the esteemed CLAS Board of Directors as the President of the Alabama Association of 504 Coordinators (ALA-504).

Kelly McCollough

McCollough joins a distinguished group of educational leaders who are dedicated to advancing excellence in leadership and promoting positive change in Alabama schools.

Affiliate presidents play a vital role in CLAS by representing and advocating for the unique needs and interests of their affiliate organizations. These dedicated leaders bring their extensive knowledge and experience to the CLAS Board of Directors, ensuring that the collective voice of Alabama’s educational leaders is heard and amplified.

In their role as a non-voting member of the CLAS Board of Directors, affiliate presidents provide valuable insights, perspective, and expertise to inform the board’s discussions and decisions. Their contributions will help shape the strategic initiatives, programs, and resources developed by CLAS to empower educational leaders across the state.

Reflecting on the appointment of Mrs. Kelly McCollough, Dr. Vic Wilson, Executive Director for the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS), expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are honored to welcome Mrs. McCollough as president of ALA-504 to the CLAS Board of Directors. The leadership of our affiliate presidents within their affiliate organization brings a unique perspective that will greatly benefit our collective efforts to support and empower educational leaders in Alabama. We look forward to their valuable contributions and collaboration.”

McCollough joins a diverse group of educational leaders who are passionate about collaboration, innovation, and educational equity. Their leadership and guidance will undoubtedly make a significant impact on their affiliate organization and contribute to the overall mission of CLAS.

CLAS, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, was founded in 1969 by a small group of school leaders to provide targeted professional learning and support for Alabama’s public school administrators. CLAS now serves twelve affiliates representing each type of public school/school system leader. CLAS provides the framework to connect dedicated school administrators and other successful leaders with a network for professional growth and support. CLAS is the premier professional learning provider for administrators in public schools in the state of Alabama.