About the BOE

  • The nine-member Clarke County Board of Education (BOE) is the official governing body for the Clarke County School District and is responsible for policy-making, budget approval, evaluation of the superintendent, and other duties as 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. 

    For 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. 

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

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

    Board of Education Meetings

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

    NOTE: Board Meetings will remain closed to the public as the CCSD continues to follow recommended social distancing and close contact guidelines as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other health agencies. Public access to this meeting will be via YouTube Live only.
    https://www.youtube.com/c/clarkecoschools/videos

    Public Comment Submissions

    • Public comments will be read aloud by board members.
    • To submit a public comment to be read at the regular board meetings, please email your comment (no longer than three minutes) to publiccomments@clarke.k12.ga.us.
    • The deadline for submissions is 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

    Agendas are made available 24 hours in advance on BoardDocs. Access BoardDocs here.

    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.

    2020 BOE Committees

    • Finance
    • Government Relations
    • Policy
    • Property

    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

    8/12/2021

    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