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BCSD Achieves 2021 GSBA Exemplary School Board Status


The Baldwin County School Board of Education was recognized as a 2021 Exemplary Board by the Georgia School Board Association(GSBA) at their annual conference in Atlanta. The recognition program is designed to showcase best practices in school governance and leadership. GSBA recognizes good school board governance to foster educational community cultures in order to advance student learning and achievement.


The Baldwin County Board of Education exceeded the criteria set forth by GSBA to earn the honor of a 2021 Exemplary Board. Congratulations to the Baldwin County School Board for receiving this honor. Board Members are: Dr. Gloria Wicker (District 1), Shannon Hill (District 2), Lyn Chandler, (District 3), John Jackson, Board Vice-Chair (District 4), and Wes Cummings, Board Chair (District 5).


“All of our board members work tirelessly to provide the right oversight and leadership to our public schools here in Baldwin County and this recognition is another example of how well that leadership is paying off for our students and our community,” said Superintendent Dr. Noris Price.


The GSBA Governance Team Recognition Program was developed by Georgia superintendents and board members based on the state board of education’s standards for effective governance to recognize exemplary leadership. In 1998, the Georgia School Boards Association was one of the first school board associations in the nation to develop a program of standards for local boards of education. The GSBA Board recognition program is a three-tiered program. For more information on the program you may visit the GSBA website for awards and recognition or to view the criteria for all tiers of the program.