Guilford County Board of Education
June 10, 2010
To:Members, Board of Education
From:Nancy Routh, Convenor of the Governance Review Committee
Nora Carr, Chief of Staff
Beth Folger, Chief Academic Officer
Brenda Elliott-Johnson, Executive Director, Student Services
Date:June 4, 2010
RE:First Reading – Policy JCDAF, Character Development
Character development is a major initiative of Guilford County Schools’ Strategic Plan 2012, Achieving Educational Excellence. The attached policy, JCDAF, Character Development, supports the district’s focus on character development as a key component of educational excellence, as well as the Board’s mission of graduating “responsible citizens prepared to succeed in higher education, or in the career of their choice.”
The policy is brought to the board for a first reading.
RECOMMENDATION: The Administration recommends that the Board accept Policy JCDAF, Character Development, for a first reading, and direct staff to post the proposed policy and procedure for a 21-day public comment period, beginning June 11.
Attachment #1 - Policy JCDAF, Character Development
Attachment #2 - Procedure JCDAF-P, Character Development