Shelton speaks to Kiwanis

Published 6:50 am Thursday, October 18, 2018


News release

On Oct. 11, Dr. Tammy Shelton, superintendent of Danville Independent Schools, presented a program to the Danville Kiwanis Club detailing the vision and goals that she and the Board of Education have for the Danville Independent School District.


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Dr. Shelton began with an overview of the six school campuses: Mary G. Hogsett Primary School for preschool through first grade; Edna L Toliver Intermediate School for second through fifth grades; John W. Bate Middle School; and Danville High School, as well as Wilderness Trace Child Development Center for ages 2-5; and Sunrise Children Services for grades K-12.

Her presentation also described the enrollment at each school, student demographics and the level of employees within the district. Dr. Shelton shared that with 419 faculty and staff employed, the Danville Independent School District is the fifth largest employer in Boyle County and has an operating budget of more than $27 million.

As Dr. Shelton outlined the district’s core values, her passion was evident as she described the goals she has for every student to achieve success.

Dr. Shelton concluded her presentation with the district’s vision that states: “All students will graduate with the skills and knowledge for success in their chosen path and be prepared for civic engagement in a diverse society.”