School Board Recognition Month

School Board Recognition Month
Posted on 01/04/2024
School Board Leaders Recognized in January

Dedicated to public education, school board members across the state are committed to providing every opportunity possible to students in their community. January is School Board Recognition Month, providing local schools and communities the chance to honor Oklahoma’s more than 2,700 elected school board members for their dedication and service.

Coweta Public Schools currently has five school board members: Kyle Blankenship – two years of service, Doyle Burress – nine years of service, Ryan Fankhauser – eight years of service, Tyler Herriman – one year of service and Teddy Wyatt – twenty years of service.

“Our school board members not only share their time but their vision and voice to shape the direction of public education in Oklahoma,” Superintendent, Max Myers said. “We are proud of our school board members and the dedication they have to making our district the best it can be. School Board Recognition Month is the time to say thank you and celebrate the accomplishments of our elected board members.”

In Coweta, school board members develop policies and must make tough decisions on complex issues educational and social issues impacting the entire community. They bear the responsibility of managing an annual budget of over 30 million for over 3,500 students, 400 employees and eight school sites.

“During School Board Recognition Month, we hope you will join us as we take the opportunity to acknowledge our local board of education and say thank you.” Myers said. 
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