The School District
of Pickens County joins school districts throughout the state and nation to
celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January! More than 600
locally-elected and appointed school board members throughout the state will be
recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to
public education this month.
The theme “School
Boards Stand Up 4 SC Public Schools” recognizes the important roles school
boards play in promoting and advocating for quality education. School board
members are elected/appointed by the people in their local communities to
represent their voice and to ensure the success of schools and students.
Recently, our six
board members participated in an official
signing of the South Carolina School Board Member Ethical Principles. By
signing the principles, school board members publicly vowed to uphold effective
governance principles and pledged to improve public education in their
We're very grateful
for the time and energy our school board members dedicate year-round for the
success of our students and schools. Please thank our board members for their
dedication and service when you see them this month!