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Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency school board member awarded Basics of Boardsmanship certificate

December 2, 2016

Des Moines, Iowa – At the Iowa Association of School Boards’ (IASB) 71st Annual Convention on Nov. 17, board member Mike Duytschaver was awarded a certificate for completing the Basics of Boardsmanship Certificate. Through IASB’s Basics of Boardsmanship program, Duytschaver completed four components focused on essential board learning concepts.

IASB Board President Amy Jurrens commended Duytschaver for his hard work. “This program ensures a solid foundation for school board governance, whether you’re a new or experienced board member,” Jurrens said. “The extra efforts put forth to complete this program are certainly commendable.”

Three hundred thirty-five Iowa local school district, AEA and community college board members received this award. This is the first year this awards program has been offered to IASB members.

Duytschaver, board member for the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, was honored Nov. 17 as IASB Board Member Bill Grove presented him with a certificate for completing the IASB Basics of Boardsmanship requirements.

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