• AdvancED - District Accreditation K-12


    AASB All State Award for Outstanding School Board Leadership

    Mr. Mike Turner, Board Member, District 2 (Lincoln Area)


    AASB District 6 Director (2 year terms; recently re-elected for second term)

    Kathy Landers, Board Member, District 5 (Childersburg Area)


    Alabama State Department of Education - Certificate of Achievement - Transportation - consistently performing above 95% in safety and transportation


    Alliance for Excellent Education - National Digital Learning Day 2014 - Featured school system for its global broadcast from the Library of Congress.  


    Alliance for a Healthier Generation - Healthy Schools Program - Gold Award of Distinction - All elementary schools


    Greater Talladega and Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year 2014; Conservation Educator of the Year - Governor’s Conservation Achievement Awards 2010

    Johnny Ponder, Board Member, District 3 (Munford Area)


    School Superintendents of Alabama President; President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative Participant 2014 (only 100 superintendents selected from across the nation); Samford University’s Learning for Life Award 2016; SSA District 6 Superintendent of Year and SSA Finalist for State Superintendent of the Year 2013; eSchool Tech-Savvy Superintendent of the Year 2013; University of Montevallo’s Kermit A. Johnson Outstanding Superintendent Award 2012

    Dr. Suzanne Lacey, Superintendent


    ALSDE Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Administrator Award

    Dr. Suzanne Lacey, Superintendent

    Mrs. Sallie Chastain, Coordinator, Community Education and Electronic Curriculum

    Mr. Craig Bates, Coordinator, Instructional Technology

    Mr. Grayson Lawrence, Assistant Principal, Winterboro High School

    Dr. Brooke Morgan, Coordinator, Federal Programs and Assessment


    AASCD Outstanding Curriculum Leader Award

    Mrs. Vicky Ozment, Deputy Superintendent

    Dr. Brooke Morgan, Coordinator, Federal Programs and Assessment


    ACEA 2016 Charles Stewart Mott Award

    Mrs. Sallie Chastain, Coordinator, Community Education and Electronic Curriculum


    International Center for Leadership in Education - Model District


    League of Innovative Schools - School District Member


    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification

    4 Administrators

    2 Teacher Leaders

    5 Teachers


    President’s ConnectED Future Ready Schools Initiative - Partnership


    University of Montevallo - Federal Math Science Partnership (MSP) - $500,000 Grant recipient for STEAM Initiative


    U.S.  Department of Education - Green Ribbon District Award - First school district recipient in Alabama


    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) - Energy Star Certified District