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BCPS Administrator Earns National Award

Monday, March 24, 2014
Congratulations to Dr. Rick Cunningham, Community Schools North Intern Principal, on being named the Outstanding Administrator of the Year by the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE). 
COABE provides leadership, communication, professional development and advocacy for adult education and literacy practitioners, with the goal of advancing the quality of services available for adult learners.  The Outstanding Administrator of the Year Award is presented to an adult education administrator who has made outstanding contributions toward fostering the concept of education as a continuing life-process.
Dr. Cunningham was honored as the Outstanding Administrator of the Year during COABE’s National Conference, which took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania March 16-19, 2014.
“I am thrilled to have been selected for this national award.  To be recognized by one’s peers is the highest professional honor you can receive,” said Dr. Cunningham.  “Serving adult learners, who are working hard to become productive citizens of our community, is extremely gratifying.  Our entire staff is committed to providing our adult learners with an environment where they can feel welcome and succeed.”
Pictured: (Left to Right) Jackson Routh, Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Dr. Rick Cunningham, Outstanding Administrator of the Year; and Jackie Taylor, COABE President, during the COABE awards ceremony.
For more information, contact Dr. Rick Cunningham, Community Schools North Intern Principal, at 754-321-1325.
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