Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Board's role?

  • What are the Board's duties?

  • Who serves on the school board?

  • How is the Board of Education selected?

  • What are the legal requirements to become a Board member?

  • What is the Board member’s Code of Ethics?

  • Is the superintendent a Board Member?

  • What is the role of the superintendent?

  • Board of Education Meetings:

  • What is the difference between a BOE Work Session and a Regular Meeting?

  • How are Board Meetings conducted?

  • What is the board agenda?

  • Where can I get a copy of an upcoming Board of Education meeting agenda?

  • Are Board Meetings public?

  • May I speak at a Board Meeting?

  • What is proper protocol for public participation?

  • How does the board set its rules at the meeting?

  • The board goes into a closed-door meeting each meeting. Why can’t the public witness what occurs there?

  • My school board seems to rapidly work through the agenda, without much debate. Why is that?

  • Where and when can I get minutes from a previous Board of Education meeting?

  • Can I view past meetings?

  • I have a problem with my school. Isn’t the school board the appropriate body to address it?

  • Will the Board resolve my concern?

  • What are Committee Meetings?

  • How do I contact the Board of Education?