Chamber Welcomes Superintendents, Guest Speaker Liz Huntley to 2021 Education Summit
The guest speaker for the event was Liz Huntley, child advocate, attorney, and author of More Than a Bird. Following the presentation, responses were offered by Mr. Michael Ryans, Superintendent, Hale County Schools, Dr. Keri C. Johnson, Superintendent, Tuscaloosa County Schools, and Dr. Mike Daria, Superintendent, Tuscaloosa City Schools.
The event launched the Pillars of Education, which include the following:
Literacy: Providing support for efforts that promote grade level reading and the development of literate citizens, as well as a culture of literacy in the community.
Character: Working together to foster character development in our students to improve their lives, inspire success, and enrich the spirit of our communities.
Elevating Educators: Teaming up with educators by providing support, addressing needs, and highlighting efforts in and out of the classroom.
Career Pathways: Walking alongside students as they acquire employability skills as they charter a course for their future. Guide them along career pathways that pique their interest, capitalize on their abilities and showcase their skills.