The GVESC Governing Board hosted the annual Joint Board Training on August 9, 2023. The event was attended by area superintendents, treasurers, district-level administrators, and boards of education from Gallia, Jackson, and Vinton County schools. The event took place at the Holzer Leadership and Innovation Institute in Gallipolis, OH. Nationally acclaimed harpist Erin Hill enchanted the evening with her mesmerizing melodies. Eric Curts served as the training’s guest speaker. Eric has had a significant impact on the K-12 education setting through his engaging training sessions and keynotes on artificial intelligence and technology integration in the classroom. The district superintendents eagerly discussed their plans and initiatives for the upcoming school year, highlighting collaborative efforts to enhance educational experiences. Paul Larue, the president of the State Board of Education, provided inspiring remarks, emphasizing the importance of embracing change to improve education in Ohio schools.