School Board Work Sessions and Other Meetings

This information was updated on September 9, 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 and begin at 6 PM, unless otherwise notedDates listed below are subject to change.

Agendas and background information are posted as information is available on BoardDocs.

2020-2021 Livestream of Work Sessions

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

2020-2021 Upcoming Work Sessions: 

October 13, 2020: Work Session on Boundaries CANCELED

October 27, 2020: Work Session on the Instructional Program Pathways

October 29, 2020: Work Session on Boundaries, 6:30 PM

November 10, 2020: Work Session on Budget Status Update/Capital Improvement Plan Framework, 6:30 PM

December 1, 2020: Work Session on the Special Education Update

December 8, 2020: Joint School Board/County Board Work Session

January 12, 2021: Work Session on the Strategic Plan

January 26, 2021: Work Session on the APS & Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

February 9, 2021: Work Session on Capital Improvement Planning/Secondary Boundaries

February 25, 2021: Budget Work Session #1 (following School Board meeting)

March 9, 2021: Budget Work Session #2, 5 PM

March 16, 2021: Budget Work Session #3

March 23, 2021: Budget Work Session #4

April 6, 2021: Budget Work Session #5

April 9, 2021: Joint School Board/County Board Budget Work Session

April 20, 2021: Work Session with the Advisory Council on Teaching & Learning (ACTL)

May 4, 20201: Budget Work Session #6

May 11, 20201: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan

May 25, 2021: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan

June 4, 2021: Joint School Board/County Board Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan

June 15, 2021: Work Session on the Capital Improvement Plan


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

September 17, 2020: Closed Meeting, 5:15 PM

September 17, 2020: Committee of the Whole Meeting, 6 PM

September 22, 2020: School Board Policies Subcommittee Meeting, Noon (Virtual)

October 1, 2020: Closed Meeting, 5:15 PM (Virtual)

October 13, 2020: Committee of the Whole Meeting, 6 PM

October 15, 2020: Committee of the Whole Meeting

October 15, 2020: Closed Meeting

October 29, 2020: Committee of the Whole

October 29, 2020: Closed Meeting

November 10, 2020: Closed Meeting

November 12, 2020: Committee of the Whole

November 12, 2020: Closed Meeting

November 23, 2020: Closed Meeting

December 10, 2020: Committee of the Whole

December 10, 2020: Closed Meeting

January 14, 2021: Committee of the Whole

January 14, 2021: Closed Meeting

January 23, 2021: School Board Retreat

January 28, 2021: Closed Meeting

February 9, 2021: Closed Meeting

February 11, 2021: Closed Meeting

February 16, 2021: Committee of the Whole

March 4, 2021: Committee of the Whole

March 4, 2021: Closed Meeting

March 18, 2021: Closed Meeting

March 24, 2021: Committee of the Whole

April 15, 2021: Closed Meeting

April 27, 2021: Committee of the Whole

April 29, 2021: Closed Meeting

May 13, 2021: Committee of the Whole

May 13, 2021: Closed Meeting

May 27, 2021: Closed Meeting

June 1, 2021: Committee of the Whole

June 10, 2021: Closed Meeting

June 17, 2021: Closed Meeting

June 20, 2021: School Board/Executive Leadership Team Retreat

June 29, 2021: Closed Meeting