A local public school chief will be addressing student growth at a national conference.

Frenship Independent School District Superintendent Dr. David Vroonland has been invited to speak at the North Dakota Governor’s Education Summit in Dickinson, ND on Wednesday of this week.

He will be addressing the state’s key educational leaders and officials on the challenges and strategies of operating schools during times of student population growth.

Vroonland, who also serves as the chair of the Texas Fast Growth Schools Coalition, an organization of 102 fast growth schools in the state of Texas. He received a personal invitation to speak from the office of North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple.

Vroonland’s presentation titled “Best Practices and Lessons Learned: A Texas Perspective.”

In a press release from Frenship I.S.D. Vroonland, “This is an exciting opportunity to represent Texas and Frenship I.S.D., and I’m eager to communicate the successes we have had in managing our growth.

Vroonland continued saying, “I am looking forward to sharing those strategies with the representatives in North Dakota as they continue dealing with their student growth due to their state’s successful business industry.”