Monday, November 20, 2023

Woodland Public Schools welcomes new Board Director for District 2 Paul McLendonWoodland Public Schools welcomes new Board Director for District 2 Paul McLendon


Woodland Public Schools welcomes Paul McLendon as the elected representative for the Director District 2 board position. McLendon will be sworn into the board during the regular board meeting on December 14, 2023.

McLendon decided to run for the school board director position to help uphold Woodland Public Schools’ mission to provide quality education to all students. “I love everything about Woodland, especially seeing my classmates around town,” he said. “I want to help ensure all students have a great school experience while getting a top-level education.”

McLendon, a Woodland native, attended Woodland Public Schools for his entire K-12 academic career, earning his diploma from Woodland High School. In addition to spending time with his family and taking part in outdoor hobbies, McLendon regularly attends school sports and club activities. “I enjoy going to ball games that my grandchildren and the grandchildren of my classmates participate in,” he said.

McLendon’s goals as board director include providing transparent communications with the community, ensuring staff and students have the proper curriculum for educational success, and to help recruit and keep qualified educators and administrators. McLendon replaces Janice Watts in the Director District 2 position. Watts served in the role from 2007 to 2023.