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Board / School District Recognized For Excellence In Leadership And Communication

The Plainville school district has been recognized with several awards from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), according to Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jeffrey Kitching.

The Plainville Board of Education received CABE's highest leadership recognition; the CABE Board of Distinction Award- Level 2. This award is presented to school districts in Connecticut that meet a comprehensive set of criteria in the following categories: board leadership / student achievement, board member professional development, policy, community relations, and related organizational leadership. According to CABE, this award has been established to appropriately recognize boards of education which are truly exemplary. Only boards which have achieved Level 1 distinction at least twice in the prior four years are eligible to receive the Board of Distinction Award. This is the sixth consecutive year the Plainville Board of Education has received this award. The CABE Board of Distinction Award - " Level 2 was presented during the CABE Convention Leadership Awards Reception on November 14.

"Plainville should be very proud of the board of education and the work they do for students and this community. The CABE award is a validation of the efforts our board puts forward and the commitment they have made to high standards for all aspects of our school system," noted Superintendent Kitching.

Plainville Community Schools also received six 2014 CABE Excellence in Educational Communications Awards. In recognition of the good work that is being done on a daily basis, CABE established the Awards of Excellence for Educational Communications in 1975. This year, Plainville Community Schools' awards include: Newsletter Category: Honorable Mention - " Plainville Board of Education Community Letter newsletter, Annual Report Category: Honorable Mention - " Plainville Community Schools Business Brief, District Budget Category: Honorable Mention - " Plainville Community Schools 2014-15 Proposed Budget, Course Selection Guide Category: Honorable Mention - " Plainville Adult & Continuing Education Program Guide, Calendar Category: Linden Street School 2013-14 Calendar & Handbook and, Special Project (AV) Category: Honorable Mention - " Plainville Community Schools Chromebook Use and Care.

"Communication is a team effort and we have made it a focus for our district. These recognitions, along with the survey data we have collected from students, staff and parents, help to verify we are moving in a positive direction," said Kitching.

-Posted on November 18, 2014 at 11:06 AM


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