The Arlington School Board’s January schedule of Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings is now available. This schedule is subject to change with advance notice provided on the APS website. Contact the School Board Office for more information at 703-228-6015.
January School Board Meetings
* School Board meetings will start at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. *
The School Board provides opportunity for public comment on non-agenda and agenda items at regularly-scheduled Board meetings. Citizens will have up to two (2) minutes to speak. Citizen comment on non-agenda items will not be announced prior to 7 p.m. You can sign up to speak at meetings in advance on the APS website or at the School Board meeting. School Board meetings can be viewed live online or on Comcast Channel 70 or Verizon Channel 41. Agendas and additional information are available in BoardDocs,
*Thu, Jan. 4 School Board Meeting
6:30 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St.
* Please join the School Board at a welcome reception for new Member Monique O’Grady beginning at 6 p.m. in room 101.
Thu, Jan. 18 School Board Meeting
6 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St.
School Board Work Sessions
Work Sessions begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All work sessions will be livestreamed for online viewing here.
Tues, Jan. 23 School Board Work Session on Elementary Boundaries
7 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 101)
Tues, Jan. 25 School Board Work Session with the Advisory Council on Instruction (ACI)
6:30 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 101)
School Board Open Office Hours
The public is welcome to drop in to meet with a Board member individually at the School Board’s weekly Open Office Hours. A complete schedule for the 2017-18 school year is provided here. The January schedule is listed below.
Mon, Jan. 8 School Board Open Office Hours with Tannia Talento
5 – 7 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 105)
Tues, Jan. 16 School Board Open Office Hours with Nancy Van Doren
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 105)
Mon, Jan. 22 School Board Open Office Hours with Reid Goldstein
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 105)
Mon, Jan. 29 School Board Open Office Hours with Monique O’Grady
6 – 8 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 105)
School Board Advisory Councils and Committees
The School Board seeks the advice of community members through a wide range of advisory committees and councils. These advisory committees and councils are appointed by the School Board, advise the School Board and, when appropriate, make recommendations on issues or policies related to the successful operation of the school system. For more information on how to apply for a committee, visit the APS Website. Upcoming schedule of public meetings for these committees and councils is listed below.
Advisory Committee on Transportation Choices
The Advisory Committee on Transportation Choices is a joint advisory body of the County Board of Arlington County and the Arlington School Board for the purpose of advising the Joint Committee on Transportation Choices (JCTC). The JCTC develops and implements programs that further transportation choice for APS students, families, and staff.
Wed, Jan. 3 Quarterly Meetings
7 – 9 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 101 A/B)
Advisory Council on Instruction
The Advisory Council on Instruction (ACI) is made up of representatives from each school and certain community organizations and assists in reviewing the system-wide curriculum and instructional program and in developing recommendations for improvement.
Wed, Jan. 3 Regular Monthly Meetings
6:30 p.m. Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd. (Rooms 101/103)
Advisory Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs
The Advisory Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs assists the School Board in the continuous, systematic review of school facilities and with the long-range Capital Improvement Program.
Mon, Jan. 8 Regular Monthly Meetings
7 p.m. Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd.(Rooms 101/103)
*Meets in a different location each month
Budget Advisory Council
The Budget Advisory Council makes recommendations on policies and practices related to the presentation and preparation of the operating budget and the financial management of the school system, and makes recommendations to the School Board on budget priorities.
Wed, Jan. 10 Regular Monthly Meetings
7 p.m. Education Center, 1426 N. Quincy St. (Room 101A/B)
Joint Facilities Advisory Commission
The mission of the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission is to provide input to the Boards on capital facilities needs assessment, capital improvement plans and long range facility planning for both the Arlington County Government and Arlington Public Schools.
Wed, Jan. 24 Regular Monthly Meetings
7 – 9 p.m. Navy League Building, 2300 Wilson Blvd.
School Health Advisory Board
The School Health Advisory Board is mandated by the Virginia General Assembly and is organized to advise school divisions about the development and implementation of school health programs, including health instruction, the school environment and health services.
Wed, Jan. 17 Regular Meetings
4 – 5:30 p.m. Sequoia I, Lower Level Auditorium, 2100 Wilson Blvd.