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Sullivan County BOE critiques team skills, communication

October 2nd, 2013 9:31 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County BOE critiques team skills, communication

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County’s school board has given itself relatively low rankings on team building, community and one aspect of communications.

Two board members had a somewhat heated exchange on a track tour after the meeting.

However, the board in averaged rankings on a 1-to-6 scale, ranked itself higher on other aspects of communications, school improvement, governance, planning, motivation, influence and policy.

Board member Randall Jones said he found two results interesting: a 4.6 score on “Other members of our board have confidence and trust in me” but only a 3.4 on “I have confidence and trust in other members of our school board.” 

“We’re saying that everybody trusts us but we don’t trust everybody else,” Jones said.

Read more in Thursday’s print edition of the Times-News or in the expanded electronic edition.

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