Clarke County Board of Education

  • The nine-member Clarke County Board of Education is the official governing body for the School District. Its responsibilities include policy making, budget approval, evaluation of the superintendent and other duties as prescribed by law. Board members are elected to four-year terms.

    To get in touch with a Board of Education member, click on the "Board Members" page in the above drop down menu for contact information. If you need information on a specific issue (such as school registration, disciplinary hearings or employment) please contact the appropriate Clarke County School District office or school. The school district's main number is (706) 546-7721. 



    The Clarke County Board of Education holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Thursday of each month. The Board's agenda-setting meeting is held on the first Thursday of each month. Normally, the Board of Education does not hold an agenda-setting or regular meeting in July.

    Both the regular monthly meetings and the work sessions begin at 6 p.m. Both work sessions and regular meetings are held in the Athens Community Career Academy located at 440-1 Dearing Extension, Athens, GA, 30606. 

    In addition to aforementioned meetings, the Board of Education's Policy Committee meets once a month. Policy Committee members meet on the fourth Monday of each month at 4 p.m. in the administrative conference room of the Clarke County School District's Administrative Offices. The Board of Education's Finance Committee meets on the first Thursday of the month prior to the work session and the Board's Property Committee meets as needed.

    Announcements are provided to the media when special meetings are scheduled. All Board of Education meetings are open to the public, except those in which specific personnel, property, or legal matters are discussed.

    You can view previous Board meetings on our YouTube channel at