During the month of January, we have the opportunity to recognize the men and women who share their time, vision and voice on our local school boards. School Board Recognition Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments of our district, thanks to the dedication and passion our school board members have for providing a solid education for our students.
Dedicated to public education, school board members across the state are committed to providing every opportunity possible to students in their community. January is School Board Recognition Month, providing local schools and communities the chance to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected school board members for their dedication and service.
School board members not only share their time, but their vision and voice to shape the direction of public education in Oklahoma. School Board Recognition Month is the time to say thank you and celebrate the accomplishments of our elected board members and the dedication they have to making our districts the best they can be.
They help develop important school policies, manage an annual budget, and then plan school bond initiatives to provide vital funding to our schools and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues impacting the entire community. Our school board ensures our students have every opportunity possible to make them successful members of our community and society.
Our school board members carry out the truest form of representative government in our democracy – volunteer public service – and they preserve the core of our democratic society – public education. We do not always recognize the dedication and hard work of these public servants elected to represent us and the interests of our children.
The men and women of Sequoyah County who serve are listed inside this section, along with their years of service and positions on the board.