KING WILLIAM, VA – On Monday, July 18, School Board Member Steve Tupponce and Superintendent Dr. David O. White attended the Virginia School Boards Association Orientation for New Board Members & Superintendents in Richmond. This one-day orientation is held twice a year and is specifically designed to help new school board members and superintendents quickly transition into these important leadership roles.
“As a new superintendent, I appreciate participating in professional development opportunities to ensure my effectiveness in the division,” said Dr. White, Division Superintendent.
Education leaders from all across the Commonwealth attended the orientation. Topics covered included an overview of the roles and responsibilities of school boards and superintendents, school law, school division budgets, communications, and parliamentary procedure.
About the Virginia School Boards Association
Virginia School Boards Association, a voluntary, nonpartisan organization of Virginia school boards, promotes excellence in public education through leadership, advocacy and support. The Association offers conferences, information, training, and counseling designed to meet the needs of the Commonwealth’s educational leaders.