Posted: Saturday, February 15th 2014 at 8:24am
Gainesville City schools receives national recognition
Gainesville Schools Supt. Merrianne Dyer with Dr. Rhonda Waltman from Scholastic, Inc., who presented Dr. Dyer with the American Association of School Administrators
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Gainesville City Schools received the national " Learning Supports for Students Leadership Award" from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Friday.
It was presented at at the national conference on Education and is given to a school leader and district who has done the following:
1- Implemented a framework with school and community collaboration that supports students and results in improved achievement and graduation rates
2- Collaborates regularly with districts around the country to promote the work in unifying learning supports systems
Gainesville City Schools has been involved in a collaborative through AASA, with support from Scholastic, Inc, for five years. The initiative has applied the theory and research of UCLA professors Dr. Linda Taylor and Dr. Howard Adelman as a leadership framework. The collaborative now includes the State of Alabama and twenty districts across the country.
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