Mansfield ISD Magazine Spring 2018 - Page 6

School Board Recognition Month 2018 M ansfield ISD’s school board comprises seven elected members who volunteer their time to ensure MISD students receive the best education possible. Dr. Jim Vaszauskas. “On behalf of Mansfield ISD, I sincerely thank the school board members for their willingness and enthusiasm to serve our community.” Every January, Mansfield ISD takes the time to recognize these passionate public school advocates who help students soar to success. They play a major role in setting the vision and policy for the district. The members of the MISD school board are: Raul Gonzalez (president), Karen Marcucci (vice president), Courtney Lackey Wilson (secretary), Michelle Newsom, Beth Light, Sandra Vatthauer and Darrell Sneed. “We’re very fortunate to have a school board that works hard to ensure our students receive a quality education with several college-and-career ready opportunities, all while remaining fiscally responsible,” said Superintendent In addition to a special presentation at the January school board meeting, MISD campuses adopted a trustee for a day to personally show their gratitude to the school board members. MISD Launches New Partners in Education Program M ansfield ISD knows that education is the key to a child’s successful future, and that can only be done with the help of the community. MISD’s new Partners in Education program brings the community and school district together to ensure the success of all MISD students through opportunities in mentoring, volunteering and sponsorships. The goal of the Partners in Education program is to build a better community together. It is just one of the many ways MISD is fulfilling its mission to inspire and educate students to become productive citizens. View more information about Partners in Education at www.mansfieldisd.org/PIE. 4 Mansfield School & Family Mansfield School & Family 5