Toliver Principal Talks About Military Experience
Principal Ballard Talks About Military Experience
Posted on 05/15/2015
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In honor of Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 16, the Danville Schools is featuring Toliver Elementary's Interim Principal Ron Ballard, who served in Iraq. We thank him, and all those in our armed forces, for their service!

"I joined the military for several reasons: To be a part of team, serve my community, and a chance to be the first college graduate in my family.  I have  checked each one of those blocks off and many more in my 27 plus years of service.

The military impact on civilian leadership has taught me that leadership is service oriented. You build strong teams through collaborations. Trust people to do their duty with the highest integrity. Reward and reprimand in an honest manner so that each person knows you have the team's best interest in mind. These are the same qualities we work to build in our students at Toliver and at Danville Independent Schools, a journey that daily rewards and fulfills all who choose to embark on the educator's mission."