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How to become a BSD School Board Member

What does the School Board do?

The School Board is the policy-making body in our District. The Board:

  • Employs and evaluates the Superintendent

  • Determines the long-range direction and vision of the District as detailed in the Strategic Plan

  • Establishes policies that direct instructional and support programs

  • Approves the annual budget

  • Approves large contracts and agreements including those with employee groups

  • Calls elections on bond and other funding proposals

  • Ensures that board policies and priorities are implemented

  • Communicates and engages with the community

  • Advocates for education with local and state leaders

  • Recognizes staff and community contributions