USBA Training

On January 9th, Garfield County School Board was recognized by Utah State School Board Association for the Master Boards Award (MBA) professional development training.  Only four of the 41 school boards, across the state of Utah, had all of the board members complete the professional development training.  GCSD was one of the four boards of education to complete the training.  As part of the recognition, each board member received a personally signed letter from Governor Herbert and plaque to hang in the GCSD board room.  This is the third year in a row where all of the GCSD board members have worked diligently to receive this prestigious award.  Also, two GCSD board members were elected by other board members across the state to represent their districts in coveted leadership capacities.  GCSD Board President Ken Platt was elected by Beaver, Iron, Kane and Millard school boards to represent them on the Utah School Boards Association (USBA) Board of Directors.  President Platt has been elected to this leadership position for three consecutive two-year terms.   GCSD board member Mike Savage was elected by Beaver, Iron, Kane, Piute and Wayne school districts to represent their respective districts on the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Board of Trustees.  Board member Savage’s election allows him to serve on the UHSAA Board of Trustees and it is his second term to this position.  Board members, Melaney Draper, Cheryl Cox and Myron Cottam also attended the USBA professional development formal training in Salt Lake City.  The USBA training allows new ideas, opportunities, and informed decisions to be made for students in our district.

Ben Dalton


Garfield County School District

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