School board cited

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Roane County Board of Education was recently recognized as a Board of Distinction by the Tennessee School Boards Association.

TSBA’s Board of Distinction Program recognizes outstanding performance by a school board as a whole in the areas of planning, policy, promotion and board development.  

To qualify, boards must meet specific standards within a two-year period.

Specific requirements for the award include conducting a superintendent evaluation, developing a five-year plan, participating in a board retreat, conducting an annual review of all board policies, being represented at the TSBA Delegate Assembly, adopting the TSBA Code of Ethics, and participating in a board self-evaluation.  

Recipients of the award are presented with a plaque to display in their central office.

The designation is given for two years. The board may submit another entry for continued Board of Distinction status.

The Tennessee School Boards Association, a statewide, nonprofit organization, is a federation of the state’s local school boards.

The mission of the Tennessee School Boards Association is to assist school boards in effectively governing school districts.

Visit www.tsba.net for more details.