An appointment to the Library Board of Trustees was approved during the November 10, 2015 meeting of the Board of Education. Dr. Leland Park was reappointed to the board and will serve a four year term, January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2019.
Responsibilities of the Board of Education
The nine-member Board of Education is the governing body of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, with five primary responsibilities:
The CMS Board of Education includes six district representatives and three at-large representatives. District and at-large representatives are elected every two years on a rotating schedule. All members serve four-year terms. For more information, visit the Board of Elections Board of Elections website.
The Board of Education holds regular monthly meetings, open to the public, on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Government Center, 600 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, unless indicated otherwise on the meeting schedule. The Board may conduct an annual retreat session to establish priorities and plan its work for the upcoming year.
2015 Board of Education Meeting Schedule:
January 13, January 27, February 10, February 24, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28, May 12, May 26, June 9, June 23, July 28, August 11, August 25, September 8, September 22, October 13, October 27, November 10 and December 8.
Professional DevelopmentNew Board of Education members participate in a CMS orientation program.
All Board members participate in various North Carolina School Board Association training and conferences. In addition, they may choose to attend training and educational conferences offered by
National School Board Association,
Council of the Great City Schools and other organizations.