Superintendent Dr. Lynn Moody is one of seven superintendents from across the state to receive the prestigious Friday Medal. This award was presented to innovative superintendents in NC rural districts by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC School Superintendents Association.
The Friday Medal is named in recognition of Bill and Ida Friday for their commitment to educational excellence. Jack Hoke, Executive Director for the NC School Superintendents Association expressed that the selected superintendents, “have embraced digital learning and digital leadership. They determined early on in this journey that digital learning is an instructional practice that effectively uses technology to strengthen a student’s learning experience.”
Through recent years, Rowan-Salisbury has been recognized at the state and national levels as a leader in technology and innovative practices for student success. The district has been ranked in the Top 10 nationally for pioneering technology uses; received the national digital curriculum strategy award and the national digital content & curriculum achievement award. In addition, Discovery Education presented Dr. Moody with the ‘Innovation in Education’ award. On a state level under Dr. Moody’s leadership team, the district has been recognized for excellence in educational programs as well as excellence in communication, public relations, and marketing.
More information may be found at the following website: http://www.fi.ncsu.edu/events/the-friday-medal/