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Information Item
DATE: Tuesday, September 16, 2014
TO: School Board Members
FROM: MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent
SUBJECT / RECOMMENDATIONS
Recognition of Magnet Schools of America, Merit Award Winners
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
On May 16, 2014, 16 magnet schools received Merit School Awards in 2 categories at the Magnet Schools of America (MSA) 32nd National Conference in Hartford, Connecticut.  MSA awards Magnet Schools of Excellence and Magnet Schools of Distinction, based on "commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation/diversity efforts, and the consistent delivery of quality services to all school stakeholders."  In addition, one of our schools is the winner of the New and Emerging School of Merit.  Hillsborough County Public Schools have been recognized more than 135 times by the Magnet Schools of America organization.
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES
•┬áDemonstrate consistent and effective teaching methods •┬áMotivate students to become responsible learners
FINANCIAL IMPACT (Budgeted:  No)
This item is for recognition and has no financial impact to the district.
EVALUATION
N/A
SUBMITTED BY:  Mathew Romano, Supervisor, Magnet Schools & Programs
Eric Bergholm   Wynne A. Tye
General Director, Advanced Academics
(813) 272-4559
  Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum and Instruction
(813) 272-4221
    C 09
Hillsborough County Public Schools (Florida) * Mtg.#20140916_641 (Board Recognition Meeting) * Section C Item# 09