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SBOE Meets Regularly Each Month

  • Working sessions are on the first Wednesday of every month at 5 pm.
  • Public meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm
  • Meetings are normally held at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW, but during the COVID-19 public health emergency, meetings have been held virtually.

Check out our upcoming events list for the most up-to-date schedule for upcoming meetings. 

Records From All Meetings Are Documented 

  • Agendas, meeting documents, testimony, reports and resolutions to be considered for all working sessions and public meetings after April 1, 2015 can be on our information sharing website here.

Public Meetings

All students, parents, educators, and community members are invited to provide testimony at public meetings. Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to comment at a public meeting are asked to notify Board staff in advance by phone at (202) 741-0888 or by email at [email protected] no later than 48 hours in advance of the meeting. An electronic copy of testimony must be received no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting. Individuals are asked to furnish their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any. 

Working Sessions

While working sessions are open to the public, individuals and representatives of organizations are not permitted to speak or participate. However, individuals and representatives of organizations may submit written testimony for consideration by the Board. Written testimony must be submitted by email at [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 

Watch Meetings Live and Access Archived Video Recording


Committee meetings are an opportunity for members to discuss key issues and focus areas that the State Board has identified as priorities for 2019. The discussions will provide members the opportunity to share thoughts, recommendations, and next steps for the SBOE. These occur on a monthly basis. Check out our calendar for dates and times. Learn more about Committee Assignments here.

Archived Transcripts from Public Meetings

*After September 2017, SBOE stopped the transcription of public meetings.