School Board Work Sessions and Other Meetings

This information was updated on April 2, 2020.

Special Announcement: Upcoming School Board Meetings

Work Sessions

In addition to regular School Board meetings, the Board also convenes in Work Sessions and other special meetings.  The School Board holds work sessions to engage in dialogue and discuss specific topics in greater depth.  Work sessions are opened to the public but no comments are accepted.  Work sessions are held at the Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA, unless otherwise noted.  Dates listed below are subject to change.

2019-20 Work Sessions

To view livestreams from this year, choose an episode on the right side of the video window. 

2019-20 Minutes
View last year’s sessions


2019-20 Upcoming Work Sessions:

View agendas here.  All meetings begin at 7 PM, unless otherwise noted.  Meetings are held at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd, Arlington VA, unless otherwise noted.  Please check back periodically for updates.  Dates and proposed topics listed are subject to change.  

April 3: Joint County Board/School Board Budget Work Session, 4-6 PM, County Board Room – CANCELLED

April 21: Budget Work Session, 5 -7 PM

April 28: Budget Work Session #6 – CANCELLED

May 5: Budget Work Session, 5 – 7 PM

May 19: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan- TENTATIVE

May 27: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan – TENTATIVE

June 2: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan – TENTATIVE

June 5: Joint County Board/School Board Capital Improvement Work Session – TENTATIVE

June 16: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan – TENTATIVE

Other Meetings

Special meetings of the Board may include closed meetings, joint meetings, Board retreats, Committee of the Whole, and special events.  Meetings are held at Syphax Education Center, 2110 Washington Blvd, Arlington VA, unless otherwise noted.  Please check back periodically for updatesDates listed below are subject to change.

Notice of Closed Meetings, APRIL 8, 2020 

As permitted by Virginia Code Section 2.2-3712, the School Board will meet in closed session on one or more occasions within the next fifteen days solely for the purpose of interviewing candidates for Superintendent. The exact times and locations of those meetings have not been finally determined and will not be announced.

April 9:  Special Closed Meeting, 5 PM

View the public portion of the meeting:

  • Call to order
  • Motion to convene in closed session
  • Certification of closed meeting discussion
  • Adjournment 

April 14: School Board Policies Subcommittee Meeting, 2 PM

April 23: Committee of the Whole, 5 PM – CANCELLED

May 29: Committee of the Whole – TENTATIVE

June 12: Committee of the Whole – TENTATIVE

June 29: School Board and Executive Leadership Team Retreat – TENTATIVE