2/19/12 Association honors schools chief

Association honors schools chief
The Times-News 2/19/12     
Reprinted with permission.

   Superintendent Lillie Cox, of the Alamance-Burlington School System, has been named the 2012 North Carolina Distinguished Educator by the North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

   Cox received the award at the organization’s annual conference on Feb. 9 for her contributions to education and leadership in curriculum and instruction.

   The association promotes quality curriculum and instruction. Its main focus is on improving instructional practices and promoting legislative action on items that enhance the quality of teaching and learning in the state’s schools. The state organization is affiliated with the International Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, which has a worldwide membership of nearly 200,000.

   An active member for more than16 years, Cox has served in many leadership positions with the organization, including president-elect, president and past president.

   In September 2011, Cox was recognized for career achievements and contributions to her profession as she was awarded with the Distinguished Career Award by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education.