About the BOE

  • The nine-member Clarke County Board of Education (BOE) is the official governing body for the Clarke County School District. It is responsible for policy-making, budget approval, evaluation of the superintendent, and other duties prescribed by law. Board members are elected to four-year terms. To contact a BOE member, click on the "Board Members" page in the above drop-down menu. 

    Please get in touch with the appropriate Clarke County School District office or school for information on a specific issue (such as school registration, disciplinary hearings, or employment). The school district's main number is 706-546-7721. 

    For questions/issues regarding Board of Education administration, please contact:

    Executive Assistant to the Superintendent/Board Manager
    Lisa Palmer
    palmerli@clarke.k12.ga.us
    706-546-7721, Ext. 20701


    Contact the BOE

    Click here to view the contact information for members of the Board of Education.

    Board of Education Meetings

    Heritage Hall of the H.T. Edwards Sr. Building
    440 Dearing Ext
    Athens, Georgia 30606
    6:00 PM

    • Board Meetings are open to the public.
    • Public comments (in-person) will begin Thursday, August 19, 2021.
    • Public access to meetings will continue to be shown via the CCSD YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/clarkecoschools/videos.
    • The Board of Education typically holds its regular monthly meeting on the second Thursday of each month. The BOE's agenda-setting meeting is typically held on the first Thursday of each month. Please view the CCSD calendar for dates and times.
    • Agendas are made available 24 hours in advance on BoardDocs. Please access BoardDocs here.

    Public Comment Submissions

    • Public comments (in-person) will begin Thursday, August 19, 2021.
    • The deadline to sign up to read public comments at a regular BOE meeting is 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
    • To sign up, please call Lisa Palmer at 706-546-7721, Ext. 20701.

    2021 BOE Committees

    • Fiscal Responsibility
    • Accountability
    • Policy
    • Government and Community Relations

    2021 BOE Meeting Schedule

    Month

    Work Session

    Board Meeting

    January

    1/7/2021 

    1/14/2021 

    February

    2/4/2021

    2/11/2021

    March

    3/4/2021

    3/11/2021

    April

    4/1/2021

    4/15/2021

    May

    5/6/2021

    5/13/2021

    June

    6/3/2021

    6/10/2021

    July

     

    7/15/2021 *One meeting in July if needed

    August

    8/5/2021

    8/19/2021

    September

    9/2/2021

    9/9/2021

    October

    10/7/2021

    10/14/2021

    November

    11/4/2021

    11/11/2021

    December

     

    12/09/2021 *One meeting in December 

    BOE Approved Resolutions