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Beard Among Distinguished Athletic Administrators

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Tabitha Beard

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 31, 2023) — The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Tabitha Beard, Co-Activities Director at Oxford School District has been recognized by this association as a Certified Master Athletic Administrator.

To earn this distinction, Tabitha Beard has demonstrated exemplary knowledge, contributions and ongoing professional development in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process thoroughly evaluated the candidate's educational background, experience, NIAAA Leadership Courses and professional contributions. It culminates with a practical written or oral presentation project.

Tabitha Beard is one of a very elite group of interscholastic athletic administrators nationwide to attain this level of professionalism.

About the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)

The NIAAA is an accredited organization and is the professional organization for interscholastic athletic administrators. Based in Indianapolis, IN, the NIAAA’s mission is to provide professional development options for directors of athletics, and to enhance the athletic administration profession. With a current individual membership of over 12,000, the NIAAA consists of member state athletic administrator associations in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, as well as internationally. The NIAAA champions the profession of athletic administration through education opportunities, advocating ethics, developing leaders, and fostering community. For more information, visit the NIAAA website at