New SBOE Leadership for 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist At this month’s public meeting, the DC State Board of Education (SBOE) elected Ms. Karen Williams of Ward 7 as President and Mr. Jack Jacobson of Ward 2 as Vice President. Both members served in these roles during 2017 and both bring a wealth of knowledge and experience toContinue reading “New SBOE Leadership for 2018”

State Board in the Community: November 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow Here are the latest community outings from the members of the DC State Board of Education! Laura Wilson Phelan of Ward 1 speaks on the work of the SBOE High School Graduation Requirements task force at Banneker High School alongside Ward 4 representative, Lannette Woodruff. Thank you @Banneker_ES for allowingContinue reading “State Board in the Community: November 2017”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow In addition to our #DCGradReqs meeting this past week, SBOE members were out in full force at community events around the District! RUTH WATTENBERG Ward 3 Representative, Ruth Wattenberg, was a guest speaker at a Wilson High School Parent Teacher Student Organization meeting on school report cards. @Ruth4Schools guest speakingContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

By: Alexandria Smith, Communication Fellow In addition to our monthly public meeting this week, SBOE members were out in full force at community events around the District! JOE WEEDON, WARD 6 Joe Weedon spoke at the Capitol Hill Montessori “Story of Our Schools” Exhibit. 2 @chmldc students introduce @joeweedon speaking on the community value of the projectContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”

State Board in the Community: October 2017

Lannette Woodruff and Laura Wilson Phelan attended a riveting discussion on family and parent engagement within the education policy space. Learn more about DC PAVE here: dcpave.org. Thank you @LWilsonPhelan & @Lannette4Ward4 for an inspiring conversation about partnering with families in education policy! #PAVEtheway pic.twitter.com/13c8AI0D8Y — PAVE (@dcpave) September 30, 2017   Joe Weedon andContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2017”

State Board in the Community

The DC State Board of Education is comprised of 9 board members, one representing each of Washington’s eight wards and one at-large member. Our board members strive to represent the interests of their community members by engaging with teachers, administrators, parents, and students throughout the District. In the coming weeks and months, we will featureContinue reading “State Board in the Community”