A Word From The Superintendent

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By Brad Overton


IThe month of January has been designated as School Board Member Appreciation Month. In my article this week, I would like to share some of my thoughts on the important role of School Board Members. School board members agree to serve a five year term when they decide to run for the school board. Members often serve more than five years which means filing and running again. In my opinion it is a huge commitment to file for an elected position.

By putting one’s name out there and letting the community decide, it puts individuals in a vulnerable position. It takes courage and a willingness to serve; being a school board member is not for everyone


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