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Marsha Aborn, Johnny Burkdoll, Pat Henry, Regina Porter, Larry Silvey, Randy Spurlock, and Ron Wallace, school board members from the Ava R-1 School District, attended the 2011 Annual Conference sponsored by the Missouri School Boards’ Association in cooperation with Missouri Association of School Administrators. The event was held Sept. 29-Oct. 2, at the Lake of the Ozarks and is the largest gathering of education leaders each year in Missouri.
The conference featured nationally recognized keynote speakers and numerous workshops and clinics designed to improve the leadership skills of school board members and superintendents. The conference focused on the ways school board members and administrators can influence the improvement of student achievement in Missouri’s public schools.
The Missouri School Boards’ Association is a private, not-for-profit organization that exists to help school boards succeed.