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Lunch with the League of Women Voters

“The State of the Oak Ridge School System” topic of next Lunch with the League

Dr. Bruce Borchers, superintendent of Oak Ridge Schools, will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday, March 6, Lunch with the League program.  His presentation will provide an update on the school system and changes that have been implemented since his last address to the League.  The meeting will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Social Hall of the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church, located at 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike.

Borchers has served as Oak Ridge Schools Superintendent since 2013.  He began his career as an elementary physical  education teacher in Sioux City, Iowa.  He later worked as an assistant principal and principal in Iowa City and Mankato, Minn., and as an associate superintendent of secondary schools for the Anoka-Hennepin, Minn. School District. Prior to coming to Oak Ridge, he was superintendent of the Rockwood (Missouri) School District.

Borchers received masters’ degrees in educational administration and secondary guidance counseling from the University of S. Dakota and Wayne State College, respectively.  He holds a Ph.D. degree in educational policy and administration from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Lunch with the League is a public program open to the community.   Membership in the League of Women Voters is not required and there is no cost to attend. 

The presentation will begin at 12:00 noon.  Lunches are provided by the Soup Kitchen and are available at 11:30 a.m. on a first-come basis for $8, or you may bring your own.  Coffee and tea are provided.

The League of Women Voters of Oak Ridge, a nonpartisan political organization for men and women, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.