Agendas, Memos and Documents

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.


Core Values & Beliefs

  • POTENTIAL: Every student deserves the opportunity to achieve his or her potential

  • HIGH EXPECTATIONS: The District will foster a culture of high expectations

  • ACCOUNTABILITY: The District will be open, transparent and accountable to the public

  • SAFETY: All schools and departments will be safe and supportive

  • RESPONSIVENESS: Public education should be responsive to an ever-changing world

School Board Meetings Schedule Change

  • School Board meetings are now the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month.
    The Board will hold one Work Session per month unless noted otherwise.

    Meeting 1: First Tuesday of the month

    • Work Session - (1 hour) begins at 4:00 p.m.
    • Executive Session / Break – (1 hour) – begins at 5:00 p.m.
    • Regular Session – begins at 6:00 p.m.

    Meeting 2: Third Tuesday of the month

    • Executive Session / Break – (1 hour) - begins at 5:00 p.m.
    • Regular Session – begins at 6:00 p.m.

    Public testimony:

    • Remains three minutes per person.
    • New: One hour timeslot at beginning of meeting.
      Testimony in excess of one hour will be heard at the second opportunity for testimony at end of the meeting or can be submitted in writing.