Board of Education

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​The Rockdale County Board of Education is composed of seven members who serve four-year terms. Board members are elected to non-partisan seats and are charged with making all major decisions regarding system policy, curriculum, expenditures, and facilities and construction.

Vision for Public Education in Georgia
At their regular meeting in March 2011, the Board adopted a resolution declaring their support of the work of the Vision Project, a partnership between the Georgia School Boards Association and the Georgia School Superintendents Association working to improve the education culture in the state of Georgia.

Board Meetings
The Board of Education meets in work session on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. and regular session on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. These meetings are open to the public and are held at the Administrative Offices, 954 N. Main Street, Conyers, Georgia. Notices of all meetings are posted at the main entrances of the Central Office and also appear in the local newspaper. Click here for Board Meeting Schedule or go to the bottom of this page.

Board Meeting Agendas
Agendas for all Board of Education work sessions and regular sessions are available to the public through eBoardSolutions. Agendas are typically posted at the meeting site the day before the meeting. Click here for eBoardSolutions.

Citizen Participation
Visitors to Board meetings who wish to address the Board may do so by completing a form which is available before the start of any regularly scheduled meeting. Visitors' comments should be brief (3 minutes) and to the point. Criticism of school system personnel is not appropriate at public Board meetings.

Board Members
Click here for information on the seven members who serve on the Rockdale County school board.

Board Duties
The Board acts officially only as a group. No one acts in the name of the Board except when authorized by the Board at large to do so. Additionally, it is the Board's responsibility to:

•  Provide tax monies for maintenance and operation of the schools
•  Submit bond issues to be voted on by the people of the district.
•  Appoint the Superintendent as its chief executive officer.

Exemplary Board Status
The Rockdale County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as an Exemplary Board. In order to receive this recognition, the Board had to comply with the GSBA Standards for Local Boards of Education, which includes meeting strict requirements in several areas. Visit to learn more about the program.

Superintendent's Duties
The Superintendent is appointed by the Board and functions as the chief executive officer to administer the operation of the schools and oversee the implementation of Board policies. The Superintendent is also an advisor in keeping the Board informed of the operation and progress of the various programs of the schools. The Superintendent is available to the Board as a professional resource; and the Superintendent's recommendations normally precede Board action on questions relating to the operations, staffing, and financing of the various programs of the schools.

Rockdale County Board of Education Meeting Schedule
All monthly work sessions will begin at 6 p.m. starting with the February work session. All monthly regular sessions will begin at 7 p.m.  Work sessions and regular sessions will be held in the Board Room at the Administrative Office Complex, 954 North Main Street, Conyers, Georgia. Schedule listed below or click here for 2020 Meeting Schedule.

* This schedule follows the Board of Education’s protocol for holding a work session on the second Thursday of each month, followed by a regular session on the third Thursday of each month — with the exception of February 2020, April 2020, May 2020, and October 2020.  In February 2020, Winter Intersession is scheduled for February 17, 2020 through February 21, 2020, which makes it necessary to schedule the regular session on February 13, 2020. In April 2020, spring intercession is scheduled for April 6, 2020 through April 10, 2020 which requires scheduling the work session on April 16, 2020 and the regular session on April 23, 2020. In May 2020, high school graduations are tentatively scheduled for the third week in May which necessitates scheduling the work session on May 7, 2020 and the regular session on May 14, 2020. In October 2020, fall intercession is scheduled for October 5, 2020 through October 9, 2020 which requires scheduling the work session on October 15, 2020 and the regular session on October 22, 2020.

**If necessary, the May 14, 2020 regular session may be held in a school auditorium to be announced at a later date.

*** In accordance with Board Policy BC, Board Meetings, the Board will proactively approve and publicize the first regular meeting for January 2021.

January 9, 2020 Work Session .
January 16, 2020 Regular Session .
February 6, 2020* Work Session .
February 13, 2020* Regular Session .
March 12, 2020 Work Session .
March 19, 2020 Regular Session .
April 16, 2020* Work Session .
April 23, 2020* Regular Session .
May 7, 2020* Work Session .
May 14, 2020* ** Regular Session .
June 11, 2020 Work Session .
June 18, 2020 Regular Session .
July 9, 2020 Work Session
July 16, 2020 Regular Session .
August 13, 2020 Work Session .
August 20, 2020 Regular Session .
September 10, 2020 Work Session .
September 17, 2020 Regular Session .
October 15, 2020* Work Session .
October 22, 2020* Regular Session .
November 12, 2020 Work Session .
November 19, 2020 Regular Session .
December 10, 2020 Work Session .
December 17, 2020 Regular Session .
January 14, 2021*** Work Session .

Click here for 2020 Meeting Schedule.