Monthly Archives: March 2008

Board Ethics-a continous improvement area

My term as your association President is almost over and I have almost reached the conclusion of my board governance discussions. We have moved through the establishment of a board Vision, and built a framework Structure to help support that … Continue reading

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Structure from a board perspective

Folks, I actually forgot to post this when I finished it so I did not want the series to be incomplete. As I stated last month, here is part two of my look at School Boards Standards, and how our … Continue reading

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Big day at NSBA in Orlando

Today I survived the one part of my year as DSBA president that has worried more then any other. Myself, and 49 other association presidents walked across the stage of this Sunday’s general session as our name and picture were … Continue reading

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Bill calls for nurses to pay back Del. | The News Journal

Rep. Deborah Hudson has asked for legislation slanted at student nurses who use the SEED program for their education. I am one of those who supports the SEED program in thought, but the funding for and abuse of it were … Continue reading

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Hello from The 68th NSBA conference

This week March 28th to April 1, about 60 Delaware board members are attending the annual conference in Orlando, Florida. This year I had the opportunity to represent the Delaware School Boards Association as its President. One thing I attended … Continue reading

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Day two of the NSBA conference-Sat. 3/29

Today I attended two professional development classes. In the morning, I attended “Strategies for finding the right Superintendent” hosted by members of the Oklahome,Illinois, and Pennsylvania school boards associations. I wanted to begin my background understanding of the process as … Continue reading

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Board Accountability

Over half the school year has gone by as 2007 has closed out, and 2008 finds schools and districts returning to the work of educating our states children for the 21st Century. Many of us in education also continue following … Continue reading

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Advocates for Delaware’s youths

On February 1 and 2nd, 2008, I had an opportunity to listen to a long-term advocate for children speak. While attending the NSBA Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, I attended a talk entitled ‚ÄúLearning 24/7: Critical Supports Our Students Need … Continue reading

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