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  • January 8, 2019

    Pleasant Valley High School and Weaver Elementary School among schools selected as CLAS Schools of Distinction in State School Board District 6!

    Press Release:

    Montgomery, AL:  

    Morgan County Schools Technology Park, Morgan County Schools; Pleasant Valley High School, Calhoun County Schools; and Weaver Elementary School, Calhoun County Schools have been selected as 2018 CLAS Schools of Distinction. Each school was nominated for this award by its respective superintendent.  This award recognizes schools that serve as outstanding educational models for other schools in Alabama. These exemplary schools will be recognized at a luncheon February 25, 2019, in Prattville, Alabama at which time, the CLAS Banner School from State School Board District 6 will be announced. 

    The CLAS Banner School program was created in 2001 to recognize schools in Alabama that showcase outstanding programs and service to students. 160 schools were nominated for this prestigious recognition.

    “Congratulations to these wonderful Alabama public schools.  The CLAS Schools of Distinction provide excellent examples of the significant learning opportunities taking place in public education in Alabama.  Further, the stakeholders at every School of Distinction are to be commended for striving for excellence daily,” comments Vic Wilson, Ed.D., executive director of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools (CLAS).

    This program would not be possible without its generous sponsors. LEAN Frog is the program’s Keystone Partner and Foundation Partners are American Fidelity Assurance, Classworks, Curriculum Associates, Edgenuity, and PowerSchool. CLAS appreciates its sponsors for the invaluable support of the CLAS Banner School Awards Program.

    About CLAS: CLAS, the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools was founded in 1969 by a small group of school leaders to provide targeted professional development and support for Alabama’s public school administrators.  CLAS now serves ten affiliates representing each type of public school/school system leader.  CLAS provides the framework to connect dedicated school administrators and other successful leaders with a network for professional growth and support.  CLAS is the premier professional learning provider for administrators in public schools in the state of Alabama.

Pleasant Valley High School 2018 CLAS SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION
Weaver Elementary School 2018 CLAS SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION

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