School board directors work closely with teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals to ensure the success of Woodland’s schools
Woodland Public Schools recognized its dedicated Board of Directors during a regular board meeting on Thursday (Jan. 25). School board directors work closely with teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals to ensure the success of Woodland’s schools as they prepare students for college, careers, and life.
Superintendent Michael Green started the meeting by recognizing the dedication of Woodland’s board directors, “School boards play a critical role in shaping the future of our communities by overseeing the education of our community’s children.” He continued, “These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table and work tirelessly to ensure that our schools are providing the best possible education to our children.”
In addition to receiving a special certificate recognizing their contributions, the students in each school prepared posters, greeting cards, and other gestures to thank their school board members.
Woodland Public Schools’ Board of Directors are:
- Sarah Stuart, raised in Woodland and a Woodland High School graduate, earned her Bachelor’s Degree in nursing from Linfield College, and has children currently attending Woodland schools. Stuart represents District 1.
- Paul McLendon was born and raised in Woodland, graduated from Woodland High School, and has grandchildren attending Woodland schools. McLendon represents District 2.
- Jeff Wray moved to Woodland with his wife and two children in 2017 and represents District 3. Wray serves as Board President.
- Trish Huddleston lives in Woodland with her two children and her partner, and she represents District 4. Huddleston serves as the Board’s Legislative Representative.
- Tom Guthrie moved to Woodland with his wife and children in 2004 and has two children attending Woodland schools. Guthrie represents District 5.
- Cody Krieger is this year’s Student Representative. Krieger is a dedicated student athlete and joined the board as a way to serve his school and community.
“Our school board directors play a vital role in our community by ensuring the stewardship of public funds, the quality of the curriculum, and the dedication of the individuals involved in our schools,” said Superintendent Green. “We owe a debt of gratitude to these dedicated individuals who give so much of themselves to help shape the future of our community.”
Learn more about how Woodland Public Schools educates students and serves the community by visiting the dedicated news webpage at www.woodlandschools.org/news/wsd
Information provided by Woodland School District.
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