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NBRS Liaisons

 
State Liaisons: The Critical Link
To be eligible for National Blue Ribbon School (NBRS) recognition, a public school must be identified and nominated by its state’s Chief State School Officer (CSSO). NBRS state liaisons connect state education agencies and the federal National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. The liaisons develop state nomination criteria, identify eligible schools in their states, support nominated… Continue Reading State Liaisons: The Critical Link
NBRS State Liaison Interviews—National Catholic Educational Association
Annette Jones, the Assistant Director of Leadership Development at the National Catholic Education Association, describes her past experience as an NBRS principal of a non-public school and her current work supporting schools on the path to NBRS recognition. Annette Jones Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit… Continue Reading NBRS State Liaison Interviews—National Catholic Educational Association
NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Maryland
Maryland liaison Darla Strouse reflects on the value of educator recognition programs and describes some special ways that Maryland celebrates National Blue Ribbon Schools.   Darla Strouse Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit the FAQ page, which details the nomination process and criteria for both public… Continue Reading NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Maryland
NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Georgia
Georgia liaison Keisha Ford-Jenrette stresses the importance of recognizing schools that are making great improvements as well as high-achieving schools.   Keisha Ford-Jenrette Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit the FAQ page, which details the nomination process and criteria for both public and non-public schools. Contact your… Continue Reading NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Georgia
NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Council for American Private Education (CAPE)
 Joe McTighe, Executive Director of CAPE, describes CAPE’s role in nominating exemplary non-public schools for National Blue Ribbon School recognition and affirms the importance of honoring outstanding educators.   Joe McTighe Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit the FAQ page, which details the nomination process and… Continue Reading NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Council for American Private Education (CAPE)
NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Ohio
Ohio liaison Sherry Panizo discusses how her state brings evidence of National Blue Ribbon Schools to bear on discussions of raising achievement in low-performing schools.   Sherry Panizo Interview Transcript   For more information on becoming a National Blue Ribbon School, please visit the FAQ page, which details the nomination process and criteria for both… Continue Reading NBRS State Liaison Interviews—Ohio