Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower speaks to the crowd of leaders at his fourth annual Leadership Symposium Keynote Address on Wednesday at River Ridge High School.
Cherokee County School District leaders kicked off the new school year with the fourth annual CCSD Leadership Symposium professional development event!
Thanks to the support of community partners, CCSD school and district leaders attended a keynote address on Wednesday at River Ridge High School and will participate in an all-day training workshop next week.
This year’s event was made possible by Presenting Sponsors, Cherokee County Educational Foundation and Northside Hospital Cherokee; and Platinum Sponsors, ABM Industry Groups, Credit Union of Georgia, Goshen Valley and HP.
The event began on Wednesday afternoon with remarks by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower and a keynote address by nationally renowned educator, author and speaker Dr. Tyrone Howard, who shared ideas on how CCSD could continuously improve. More than 400 CCSD educators and special guests, including the Cherokee County School Board, Cherokee County Council of PTA Executive Board and Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Education Committee members, attended.
Next week, CCSD Principals and Assistant Principals will spend a day in classes led by the Superintendent’s senior staff to receive updated information on topics ranging from Social and Emotional Learning to enforcement of new, tougher repercussions for students vaping on campus.
Nationally renowned educator, author and speaker Dr. Tyrone Howard is applauded during his keynote address.
From left to right, School Board Vice Chair Kelly Poole, Chair Kyla Cromer, keynote speaker Dr. Tyrone Howard, Board member Patsy Jordan, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower.
Guests enjoy the reception funded by donations from CCSD partners.