Retiring JEFCOED board member Jennifer Parsons was honored as one of 15 Volunteers in Philanthropy at the 2016 National Philanthropy Day held at Harbert Center, Thursday, November 10. Mrs. Parsons also served on the board of directors of the system's foundation. In addition she was president of the JEFCOED Board of Education nine times and vice president twice.
She served the JEFCOED Board of education for 18 years using her experience as a former elementary teacher and a supervisor for UAB's School of Education in guiding and monitoring student teachers.
Pictured are Sally Price, director of the Jefferson County School Foundation, current BOE president Jacqueline Smith, Honoree Parsons and her husband Stevan Parsons.