State Board in the Community: June 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist

In June, SBOE members criss-crossed the District visiting DC public schools and public charter schools, attending high school graduation events, and participating in important community gatherings.

Karen (Ward 7 / President), Ashley (At-Large), and Joe (Ward 6) attended Mayor Bowser’s press conference announcing the new search committee for DC Public Schools Chancellor


Karen (Ward 7 / President)
was the keynote speaker at Total Sunshine’s annual school grade awards ceremony honoring D.C.’s public and charter high school valedictorians and salutatorians

Jack (Ward 2 / Vice President) honored award recipients at the Critics and Awards Program for High School Students Awards (Cappies) ceremony

Laura (Ward 1) joined community members at the Ward 1 report card feedback session


Ruth (Ward 3) and Markus (Ward 8)
worked with educators at the EmpowerEd Teacher Council Meeting


Lannette (Ward 4) and Joe (Ward 6)
convened with fellow members of the ESSA Task Force at our monthly meeting


Lannette (Ward 4)
attended Banneker High School’s graduation


Joe (Ward 6)
helped bid farewell to CHML’s Principal Eatman


Markus (Ward 8)
attended graduation at Thurgood Marshall Academy (his alma mater)

The State Board looks forward to continuing our engagement with the community throughout the summer!

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