Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education President Carolyn Jones was recently recognized by the Ohio School Board Association (OSBA) for her service and leadership locally and nationally.
"Public service as a school board member is not an easy task, but the reward is making communities better places to live," said Rick Lewis, executive director of OSBA. "Today, hard work and a commitment to excellence is an expectation, and too often goes unrecognized and unthanked. That should not be the case and that's why we're saying 'thank you' to Carolyn Jones."
Lewis acknowledged Jones' 11 years of service including her roles as board president, board vice president, a member of the Southwest Ohio OSBA Executive Committee, the OSBA Black Caucus, the OSBA Board of Trustees, the OSBA Urban School Advisory Network and the National School Boards Association’s Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE). He noted her participation in the Board Leadership Institute and state and national conferences as well.
"I am humbled by the recognition for my work with Cincinnati Public Schools and I am grateful for the support of my colleagues because is it through a strong team effort that we can support our staff and students in their success," Jones said.
OSBA is a private, nonprofit association that represents 714 public school boards around Ohio.