APS News Release

October Calendar for School Board Meetings and Work Sessions

The Arlington School Board’s October schedule of Board Meetings, Work Sessions, and Advisory Council and Committee Meetings is now available.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this schedule is subject to change with advance notice provided on the APS website. The information provided below was updated on October 2, 2020.  For more information, contact the School Board Office at 703-228-6015.

October School Board Meetings
Upcoming School Board Meetings will be held virtually, and all agenda items will be presented and discussed by video. School Board meetings start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 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.

At this time, no in-person public comment will be allowed at regular Board meetings, however limited Public Comment will be allowed using a call-in service. Please go to the Sign Up to Speak at a School Board Meeting page for directions.

Thu, October 8                       School Board Meeting
7 p.m.

Thu, October 22                     School Board Meeting
7 p.m.

School Board Work Sessions
Upcoming Work Sessions will be held virtually, and all agenda items will be presented and discussed by video. Work Sessions begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. All Work Sessions are livestreamed for online viewing here.

Wed, October 21                   Joint School Board/County Board Budget Work Session
5 p.m.

Tue, October 27                     School Board Work Session on the Instructional Program Pathways
6 p.m.

Thu, October 29                     School Board Work Session on Elementary Boundaries
6:30 p.m.

School Board Open Office Hours
The School Board welcomes and encourages parents and community members to share their views.   In-person Open Office Hours have been suspended.  Board members will hold virtual Open Office Hours. Each Board member may choose to manage their Open Office Hours differently and announcements on how to sign-up will be posted on the APS homepage and sent via APS School Talk on Fridays.

Mon, October 5                      School Board Open Office Hours with Reid Goldstein
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Tue, October 13                     School Board Open Office Hours with Tannia Talento
8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Mon, October 19                    School Board Open Office Hours with Barbara Kanninen
5 – 7 p.m.

Mon, October 26                    School Board Open Office Hours with Nancy Van Doren
5 – 7 p.m.

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. Some School Board Advisory Committee meetings are being held virtually. Check the website at https://www.apsva.us/school-board-advisory-councils-and-committees/ for more information.