Nichols achieves Advanced Certification from MSBA

Dr. Carter Ward, left, presents Diana Nichols her award for Advanced Certified training at the Missouri School Boards’ Association Leadership Summit on June 13.

Diana Nichols, a member of the Sedalia School District 200 Board of Education, was recognized for achieving Advanced Certification in the Missouri School Boards’ Association Certified Board Member program at the 2015 MSBA Leadership Summit on June 13.

The program established by MSBA helps local school board members master the knowledge and skills they need to function as effective educational leaders in their communities.

All newly elected school board members must complete a basic 16-hour Essential Training required by state law. Those members achieving Advanced Certification must complete an additional 12 hours of training, read two books related to school board service, attend at least two MSBA regional or statewide events and write brief reflection paper relating their study to their board service.

Sedalia Democrat
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