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Anchorage School Board

‌Anchorage School Board

‌Creating a high performing district 

‌The Anchorage School Board is a municipal-wide elected body with governance responsibility for the Anchorage School District. As a governance board, it is our responsibility to:

  1. ‌set a clear direction for the district;
  2. empower and hold accountable the superintendent for implementing our direction and managing district operations;
  3. develop and adopt policies and budgets that support and implement the board’s direction; and
  4. model the professionalism and degree of effort they expect from students, families and staff.
  • ASD STEM Curriculum coordinator Katherine Kurtz

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized ASD STEM Curriculum Coordinator Katherine Kurtz for her dedication to students.

  • East High School Cadet Gabriel Patrick

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized East High School Cadet Gabriel Patrick for his heroic lifesaving efforts. Cadet Patrick was previously awarded the Army’s highest-level award for a cadet.

  • East High Robotics Teams

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized the East High Robotics Teams for its continued dominance in robotics competitions.

  • Paul Campbell

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized Paul Campbell for receiving the prestigious Milken Educator Award.

  • ASD STEM Curriculum coordinator Katherine Kurtz

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized ASD STEM Curriculum Coordinator Katherine Kurtz for her dedication to students.

  • East High School Cadet Gabriel Patrick

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized East High School Cadet Gabriel Patrick for his heroic lifesaving efforts. Cadet Patrick was previously awarded the Army’s highest-level award for a cadet.

  • East High Robotics Teams

    At the December 5 meeting, the Anchorage School Board recognized the East High Robotics Teams for its continued dominance in robotics competitions.


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Agendas, memos and documents

School board documents are available through BoardDocs. Documents prior to October 2012 are in the board archives. Board committee information is available under the "Library" tab. Policies are also available under the "Policies" tab.

 

 

Meetings

Beginning with the Board Meeting on August 1, the Anchorage School Board will follow a new time schedule. The Board meets twice a month using the following format:

 

  • 4-6 p.m. Work session in the boardroom
  • 6-7 p.m. Regular meeting - executive/early session in conference room 150
  • 7 p.m. Regular meeting – late session in the boardroom

 

The Work Session and the Regular Session are broadcast live on ASD-TV online. 

 

‌Testify before the board

You may sign up to testify, in person or telephonically, on an agenda item or other topic not on the agenda. There are two opportunities to testify during board meetings: At the beginning and end of each session. Speaking time is limited to three minutes.

 

School board meetings are held at the ASD Education Center, 5530 E Northern Lights Blvd., unless otherwise noted. An assistive listening system is available for use in the school board meeting room. To obtain headsets and information, call 907-742-4312.

 

Calendar

School Board Planning Calendar 2016-2017

 

Meetings are at the ASD Education Center, 5530 E Northern Lights Blvd. unless listed elsewhere.

 

November      
Nov. 29 noon-1 p.m. CP&C Site Tour Turnagain Elementary School
December      
Dec 2-3    9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Restorative Justice Summit YWCA (324 E. 5th Ave)
Dec. 5 2:00-3:30 p.m. Finance Committee Meeting (ARO) Conference room 150 
  4-6 p.m. Work Session (B) Boardroom 
  6-7 p.m. Executive Session (ARO) Conference room 150 
  7 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting (B) Boardroom 
Dec. 7 2-3:30 p.m. Communications Committee Meeting  Conference room 150 
Dec. 12 5:30-6:30 p.m. Community Q&A: Becoming a School Board member Boardroom
Dec. 13 11:30- 1 p.m. School Business Partnership meeting Chinook Elementary School
Dec. 14 2-3 p.m. CP&C Site Tour Mt. View Elementary School
  CANCELED Governance Committee Meeting (ARO)  CANCELED
Dec. 16 10-11:30 Joint School Board/Anchorage Assembly Meeting Boardroom 
  noon - 2 p.m. Legislative Luncheon KCC
Dec. 19 4-6 p.m. Work Session (B) Boardroom 
  6-7 p.m. Executive Session (ARO) Conference room 150 
  7 p.m. Regular School Board Meeting (B) Boardroom 
Dec. 26-Jan. 3   Winter Break / District Offices Closed  
January      
Jan. 4 9-10:30 a.m. Communications Committee Meeting  Conference room 150 

B - broadcast on ASD-TV; also watch it live and on-demand at ASD-TV online

T - meeting will be taped

ARO - audio recording only

VRO - video recording only

 

 


Content last updated: December 06, 2016