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June 17, 2013– eBOARDsolutions is proud to announce the winners for the 2013 eBOARD Awards of Excellence.
The recognition program was designed to showcase best practices in school governance and leadership in the areas of strategic plan management, leadership evaluations, meetings administration, policy administration and internal and external communications.
This year’s Best Overall Use of eBOARD, City Schools of Decatur in Georgia, uses eBOARD extensively throughout the school system at both district and school levels. The district of around 3,000 students currently manages 10 meeting types and 9 types of strategic and school improvement plans with eBOARD.

Their eBOARD site includes the most recent information concerning their board of education meetings, local school governance team meetings, strategic plans, policies, evaluations, system news, and calendars.

The structure ensures that the vision and purpose of the school system remains current and aligned with the system’s expectations in support of student learning and the effectiveness of the school system and its schools.

To learn more about how the City Schools of Decatur uses eBOARD, read their Case Study by clicking here.

Others to receive top honors are Oconee County Schools for Best Use of the Evaluation Module, City Schools of Decatur for the Best Use of the Strategic Plan Module and Forsyth County Schools for Best Use of the Meetings Module.

The 2013 eBOARD Awards of Excellence Winners are as follows:

Best Overall Use of eBOARD
1) City Schools of Decatur, GA
Best Use of Evaluation Module
1) 
Oconee County Schools, GA
2) 
City Schools of Decatur, GA
3) (Tie) Fannin County Schools, GA & Rockdale County Schools, GA

Best Use of Strategic Plan Module
1) 
City Schools of Decatur, GA
2) Gasconade R-1, MO
3) Griffin-Spalding Schools, GA

Best Use of Meetings Module
1) Forsyth County Schools, GA
2) City Schools of Decatur, GA
3) (Tie) Monroe County Schools, GA & State Department of Education, DE

About eBOARD

eBOARD is the only system in the marketplace to centralize, communicate, and align strategic and operational plans, leader evaluations, board policies, administrative regulations, meeting agendas and other important communications and documents.

eBOARD Modules include:
• Strategic Plan – Monitor, track, manage and report on the organization’s strategic plan to all stakeholders
• Meetings – Streamline agenda preparation and enhance the effectiveness of all meetings (not just board meetings)
• Evaluation – Enhance, align and streamline governance and leadership evaluations and assessments
• Policy – Publish policies, regulations and exhibits for easy access by all stakeholders
• Communications – Improve communications with all stakeholders
• Documents – Build an online library for easy access to important documents

For more information visit eBOARDsolutions.com .

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