Saginaw Intermediate School District (SISD) is joining school districts throughout the State of Michigan to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month. School board members represent their fellow citizens’ views and priorities in the complex enterprise of maintaining and running community public schools. Locally elected school boards also reinforce the principle of local control over public education, which is an important, highly valued aspect of education in Michigan.
“In a year of unique pandemic-driven challenges for public education, not seen in recent modern history, our school board members led through the adversity of 2020 to support the best possible educational opportunities for our students,” said Jeffrey Collier, Superintendent of the Saginaw Intermediate School District. He added, “Celebrating School Board Recognition Month is one of the very small ways to express our appreciation for their leadership.”School Board members play a crucial role in educational achievement and academic excellence by establishing policy, approving budgets, and supporting personnel. To achieve these goals, school boards focus on the following:
We celebrate the men and women serving the Saginaw ISD Board of Education and their years of service:
Saginaw Intermediate School District joins educators and community members in expressing gratitude to education advocates across the Great Lakes Bay Region, throughout the State of Michigan, and the entire United States of America.