Fleming Receives Leadership ISD As One Award

Fleming Named Leadership ISD As One Award Recipient
Posted on 12/16/2021
President Fleming

DeSoto Independent School District is proud to announce that DeSoto ISD School Board President DeAndrea Fleming was recently awarded the Leadership ISD ‘As One’ Award during the organization’s 10-year anniversary dinner. 

This award is inspired by the Maya Angelou quote, “I come as One, but I stand as 10,000”. 

“We are so proud of the work that Ms. Fleming is doing to advocate for students, to champion racial equity, and to lead in the community,” said Leadership ISD Regional Director for Dallas County Tamara Harringron. “We believe that she embodies this quote and we are thrilled to honor her.”

Leadership ISD offers education advocacy fellowships and school board candidate and governance workshops promoting equitable education policy in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston. According to its website, Leadership ISD’s changemakers are committed to creating public schools where every child can thrive.” The organization works “at the intersection of educational excellence and racial equity because we believe that is where true transformation will happen.”

President Fleming is a member of the 2021 Class of Leadership ISD’s Dallas County Legislative Voices.