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****UPDATE: All Board meetings during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be conducted via web teleconference, until further notice. To view the published agendas, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/index.aspx?S=4138. Click on “Meetings” at the top of the page. The meeting page lists all school board meetings. Click on the “Meeting Title” to see the agenda for the meeting. To access the live meetings and for information on public comments and more, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/rockdale.

Click here for Board of Education website, meeting agendas, schedule, policy, member biographies.

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.

UPDATE:  Board meetings during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health crisis will be conducted via web teleconference, until further notice. To view the published agendas, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/index.aspx?S=4138. Click on “Meetings” at the top of the page. The meeting page lists all school board meetings. Click on the “Meeting Title” to see the agenda for the meeting. To access the live meetings and for information on public comments and more, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/rockdale.

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 GSBA.com 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 2021 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  June 2021.  In June 2021, the last day of school is scheduled for June 10, 2021, which makes it necessary to schedule the work session on June 17, 2021 and the regular session on June 24, 2021.

**If necessary, the May 20, 2021 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 2022.

****UPDATE: All Board meetings during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will be conducted via web teleconference, until further notice. To view the published agendas, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/index.aspx?S=4138. Click on “Meetings” at the top of the page. The meeting page lists all school board meetings. Click on the “Meeting Title” to see the agenda for the meeting. To access the live meetings and for information on public comments and more, visit https://simbli.eboardsolutions.com/rockdale.



Rockdale County Board of Education 2021 Meeting Schedule 


January 14, 2021 Work Session
January 21, 2021 Regular Session 
February 11, 2021 Work Session
February 18, 2021 Regular Session 
March 11, 2021 Work Session
March 18, 2021 Regular Session
April 15, 2021 Work Session
April 22, 2021 Regular Session
May 13, 2021 Work Session 
May 20, 2021* Regular Session
June 17, 2021** Work Session
June 24, 2021 Regular Session
July 8, 2021 Work Session 
July 15, 2021 Regular Session 
August 12, 2021 Work Session
August 19, 2021 Regular Session
September 9, 2021 Work Session
September 16, 2021 Regular Session
October 14, 2021 Work Session
October 21, 2021 Regular Session
November 11, 2021 Work Session 
November 18, 2021 Regular Session
December 9, 2021 Work Session 
December 16, 2021 Regular Session 
January 13, 2022 Work Session 



Annual Meeting***


Click here for 2021 Meeting Schedule.