Monday, August 7, 2017

IASB accepting nominations for 2017 secretary award

 The late Holly Jack
inspired the award
for board secretaries.
School districts are encouraged to nominate individuals who dedicate their time and effort performing the work of the board secretary for the Holly Jack Outstanding Service Award. Application forms are available on the Conference website.

Nominees must be local district employees (superintendent’s secretary, superintendent’s administrative assistant, or school board recording secretary) who have performed the duties of a board secretary for a minimum of five years.

Qualifications include a passion for work in the field of public education, dedication toward improving the quality of life for others and education in the community, independent problem-solving abilities, constant desire for self-improvement, and innovation and imagination within the work environment.

Application forms must be signed by the board president and superintendent and submitted by Sep. 30. Additional letters of support from individuals may be included with the application, but should be limited to five pages or less. An impartial panel of judges will select the winner who will be honored at the 2017 Joint Annual Conference in November.

More information is available by contacting Peggy Goone, ext. 1103; or by email at