Winslow Township Board of Education
Standing (Left to Right): Dr. H. Major Poteat, Superintendent, Ms. Julie Peterson, Board Vice President, Mr. Jeffrey Fortune, Board Member, Mr. Larry Blake, Board Member, Ms. Abena McClendon, Board Member, Mr. John Shaw, Board Member, Mr. Howard Long, Board Solicitor
Seated (Left to Right): Ms. Rita Martin, Board Member, Ms. Cheryl Pitts, Board President, Ms. Lorraine Dredden, Board Member, Ms. Gail Watkins, Board Member, Ms. Tyra McCoy-Boyle, Board Secretary
The Winslow Township Board of Education is comprised of nine community members, each elected to a three-year term. Regular meetings are typically held at Winslow Township Middle School on the second and fourth Wednesday. Please check the Board Meeting Schedule tab to verify the location.
The public is encouraged to attend these meetings and participate in the public sessions.
|Cheryl Pitts, Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Julie Peterson, Vice Presidentemail@example.com|
|Dr. H. Major Poteat, Superintendentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jeffrey J. Fortuneemail@example.com|
|Gail P. Watkinsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|John Shaw, Jr.||email@example.com|
|Ms. Tyra McCoy-Boyle, Board Secretaryfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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2018-2019 District & Board Goals
2018-2019 DISTRICT GOALS
1. Student Achievement – Continue implementation of the Academic Plan to address:
a. Articulation at all grade levels throughout the District
b. Focus on classroom instruction at all grade levels
c. Increase student proficiency rates throughout district
d. Evaluation and updating all District programs
e. Accountability of all District staff
2. Continue to foster a positive school environment that is conducive to teaching and learning.
a. Focus on building relationships among staff that will result in increased learning and more effective instruction
b. Promote creative instruction (training and retraining)
c. Emphasis on collaboration with all district stakeholders
d. Promote cultural competence throughout the District
3. Market our strengths and achievements to all stakeholders to increase capacity for greater parent/caregiver/community support.
a. Continue with our public relations/marketing plan
b. Continue to work with the various advisory committees in the district
2018-2019 BOARD GOALS
Continue to provide effective oversight of the district by strengthening the knowledge and processes of the board by continuing to work toward board certification.
a. Complete the annual Board self-evaluation process
2019 Board Committee Assignments
|COMMITTEE||MEMBERS OF COMMITTEE|
|Education Committee||Julie Peterson (Chairperson)
|Operations Committee||Lorraine Dredden (Chairperson)
John Shaw, Jr.
|Policy/Human Resources||Cheryl Pitts (Chairperson)
|Negotiations Committee|| Julie Peterson (Chairperson)
|Township Liaison||Cheryl Pitts (Chairperson)
|Marketing Committee||Larry Blake (Chairperson)
John Shaw, Jr.
|Citizens Advisory Committee||Rita Martin (Liaison)
(Any additional Board Members
not to exceed four)
|Athletic Committee||John Shaw(Chairperson)|
2019 Ad-Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee
Ad Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee - Update January 11, 2019