Jasper County School District celebrates School Board Recognition Month
Jasper County School District will join school districts throughout the state and nation to celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January. More than 600 locally-elected and appointed school board members throughout the state will be recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education.
The theme “Superheroes for Public Education” highlights the unique role school boards play in championing and advocating for quality education and the ownership they take for governing their local public schools. School board members are elected/appointed by the people in their local communities to represent their voice and to ensure the success of schools and students.
“The efforts of school board members often go unrecognized,” says Superintendent Andrews. “This month we honor the commitment that school board members make to our district and the community.”
In Jasper County School District, school board members develop policies and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues impacting the entire community.
As a part of School Board Recognition Month, Jasper County School District board members will participate in an official signing of the South Carolina School Board Member Ethical Principles during their January school board meeting. By signing the principles, school board members publicly vow to uphold effective governance principles and pledged to improve public education in their community.