Excellence in Education Hall of Fame inductees
Ten named by CCSD Board of Trustees
Las Vegas – At the Nov. 16 Clark County School District Board of Trustees meeting, CCSD will present 10 recipients with their induction into the Excellence in Education Hall of Fame. This honor recognizes individuals, departments, organizations and schools for their extraordinary contributions to the district’s educational mission. The recipients include:
• Emily Aguero, executive director, CCSD Human Resources Division
• Susan Brager, commissioner, Clark County Commission
• Barbara Buckley, assemblywoman, Clark County District 8
• Maria Chairez, principal, Quannah McCall Elementary School
• Andre Denson, associate superintendent, CCSD Area Service 1
• Christa Fialkiewicz, teacher, Green Valley High School
• Lauren Kohut-Rost, deputy superintendent, CCSD Instruction Unit
• The Lincy Foundation
• Steve Linder, vice president of community development, HSBC Bank Nevada
• Robert S. McCord, associate professor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
“The Clark County School District is fortunate to have the talents of these inductees as positive influences in our community,” said Superintendent Walt Rulffes. “These individuals have proven their commitment to education by their tireless efforts to improve the lives of our students in Clark County.”
Of the 50 nominations received, 10 were chosen based on criteria and judged by past Hall of Fame inductees. Criteria include, but are not limited to:
• Extraordinary and lasting contributions to education in CCSD.
• Proven significant impact on the improvement of student achievement.
• Unique and/or innovative approach to education.
Started in 1987, the Board of School Trustees approved the establishment of an Excellence in Education Hall of Fame display. The permanent display is mounted in the Edward A. Greer Education Center (2832 E. Flamingo). A total of 231 inductees’ names are included in the display. For more information, visit ccsd.net.
This article was taken from a CCSD News Release.