President Fernandez Visits With SBOE Members

LCSC to host State Board of Education Oct. 18-19

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College will welcome the Idaho State Board of Education (SBOE) and administrators from Idaho colleges and universities to campus for a two-day meeting on Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 18-19, at the Williams Conference Center.

Wednesday’s opening session begins at 11 a.m. and will feature a brief progress report from LCSC President J. Anthony Fernandez which will touch on topics centered mostly around LCSC’s strategic plan. After this, board members will be invited to meet with LCSC students; including representatives from TRIO, residence life, ASLCSC, peer mentors, the Coeur d’Alene Center, and CAMP; at Reid Centennial Hall, Room 202.

“It is our pleasure to host the State Board of Education,” Fernandez said. “We look forward to this opportunity every year and value the strong relationships we have with board members and administrators from sister institutions.”

The meeting on Wednesday will continue into the afternoon with work and executive sessions planned from 1-5 p.m. On Thursday, the board’s general session is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with an hour adjournment for lunch, though it is possible the session could end early.

For those who cannot attend the event, which is open to the public, the sessions will be streamed lived at: www.livestream.com/lcsc/sboe17.

The State Board of Education is charged with the general supervision, governance, and control of the public educational institutions and the public school system of the State of Idaho. To learn more about the Idaho State Board of Education visit: www.boardofed.idaho.gov.

Photo: President Fernandez visits with board members during last year's SBOE campus tour.