Kennedy Center program honors Tabereaux
Charlotte Tabereaux (center) receives an award for exemplary service from Darrell Ayers and Barbara Shepherd of the Kennedy Center.
Charlotte Tabereaux, education director for the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian, recently attended the 2015 Kennedy Center Partners in Education annual meeting in Washington, D.C., with more than 250 participants from across the nation.
Tabereaux received an exemplary service award plaque from Darrell Ayers, vice president of education of Kennedy Center and Barbara Shepherd, national partnerships director of the Kennedy Center, for serving a three-year term as an advisory board member representing the south central states.
The mission of Partners in Education is to foster partnerships among arts organizations, schools, and communities. The program is designed to assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand educational partnerships with their local school systems. The primary purpose of these school/community partnerships in the arts is to promote the professional learning of teachers.
The MSU Riley Center, Lauderdale County School District and the Meridian Public School District have been partners since 2007.