Board / School District Recognized For Excellence In Leadership And Communication
Posted on 07/23/2021
CABE logoThe Plainville school district has been recognized with several awards from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE), according to Superintendent of Schools, Steven LePage.

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 12th consecutive year the Plainville Board of Education has received this award. The CABE Board of Distinction Award – Level 2 will be presented at the 2021 CABE / CAPSS Convention in November.

Plainville Community Schools also received several 2021 CABE Bonnie B. Carney Awards of Excellence for Educational Communications. 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’ was honored as an award winner for: the Superintendent’s Showcase Emoji Classroom in the Special Project AV category, the Linden Street School Principal’s Twitter Account in the Social Media category, the Plainville Community Schools Business Brief in the Annual Report category, the Plainville Adult and Continuing Education Program Guide in the Course Selection Guide category, and the Plainville Board of Education Community Letter newsletter in the Newsletter category.

“Our Plainville Board of Education members are extremely committed to our community schools, and to the outcomes we strive to collectively achieve for students. I am very pleased that these efforts of our Board of Education together with the exceptional efforts of our district staff members are being recognized by CABE’s leadership and communications awards programs,” noted Superintendent LePage.