Guilford County Board of Education Member Dr. Nancy Routh Named to Honorary All-State School Board
Contact: Jennifer Landes (336) 370-8353
Created: 11/23/2009 7:25:10 AM
The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) has named Guilford
County Board of Education member Dr. Nancy Routh to the honorary
All-State School Board.
who has served on the Board of Education since 2002, was recognized
during the awards ceremony at the Association's 40th Annual Conference
for Board Member Development in Greensboro on November 17. During her
introduction to ceremony attendees, participants learned that Routh has
been involved in public education for nearly 50 years, serving as a
teacher, principal and now, a school board member.
she retired from teaching in 1993, her drive and enthusiasm for public
education led her to work with Head Start programs and take an active
role on the state level in the fight for student rights. She even
became a licensed playground safety inspector. Active in the board's
governance committee, Routh is knowledgeable in curriculum and
instruction, facilities and finance and will often visit schools and
The All-State School Board is
comprised of one board member representing one of the eight educational
districts in the state. These individuals have made significant
contributions to boardsmanship during their tenure on the local board
of education. The members of the All-State School Board were
peer-nominated for NCSBA's Raleigh Dingman Award.
members of the honorary board include: Brian Gates, Surry County; Joyce
Harrington, Asheboro City; Rebecca Kafer, Craven County; Walter Leigh,
Perquimans County; Tom Manning, Alamance-Burlington; Dale Ward,
Columbus County; and Chris Wilson, Camden County.