The Board of Education of the City of Marietta
Named a 2016 GSBA Exemplary School Board
Georgia School Board Association - Statewide Recognition
The Board of Education of the City of Marietta recently earned designation as a 2016 Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) 2016 Exemplary School Board. The Exemplary Board status recognizes school boards that exemplify best practices in school governance and leadership. GSBA recognizes good school board governance to
foster educational community cultures in order to advance student learning and achievement. The Board of Education of the City of Marietta met and or exceeded the criteria set forth by GSBA to earn this honor of a 2016 Exemplary School Board.
The GSBA Board recognition program is a three-year, three-tiered program beginning with the Quality Board status. The Board of Education of the City of Marietta exceeded previous qualifications as a Distinguished Board and earned the highest level of recognition as an Exemplary Board at the Annual Conference on December 3, 2016.
GSBA also recognized Irene Berens with a 15 Years’ Service Pin for her consecutive years of work as a Marietta City Schools Board Member, representing Ward Seven. Berens joined the board in April 2001 and is now in her fourth full term on the board. More>>