Members of the Senate Education/Higher Education Committee approved on Wednesday several House bills, including an education omnibus bill that sparked lengthy debate regarding proposed changes to school nutrition programs.
The NC Association of School Administrators (NCASA) Board of Directors held its final meeting of 2020-2021 on June 14 and elected a new slate of officers to lead the organization for the new year that begins July 1. Mr. Brad Richardson, a Principal in Rutherford County Schools, will take the helm as President for 2021-22. Two additional officers for NCASA were confirmed, including Dr. Aaron Slutsky, Chief Technology Officer of Gaston County Schools, who was named President-Elect for 2021-2022. In this role, Dr. Slutsky is in line to become NCASA’s President for 2022-2023 to follow Mr. Richardson. Immediate Past-President Dr. Ethan Lenker, Superintendent of Pitt County Schools, rounds out the officer slate. He was recognized at the June 14th NCASA Board meeting for his tenure as President for 2020-2021.
The State Board of Education (SBE) held its monthly meeting in Raleigh on May 13th.
The North Carolina School Superintendents' Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina Alliance for School Leadership Development (NCASLD) have announced the selection of the recipients of the Dr. Samuel Houston Jr. Leadership Award: