Board of Education

The Grand Rapids Board of Education turned 150 years old on April 11, 2021 and is comprised of nine dedicated and passionate individuals who are publicly elected to four-year terms. The Board works closely with the Superintendent on policy, budget, legislative, academic, and operational matters to meet the mission of Grand Rapids Public Schools.

Meet the Board Board Policies & Rules

 

Board Meeting Overview


All meetings are public. As needed, the Board may hold a closed session in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. The public is not able to attend this portion of the meeting. When applicable, all formal actions resulting from these meetings must be done in public session.

All meetings are held at the Rev. Lyman S. Parks Administration Building located at 1331 Martin Luther King Jr. Street SE. Staff is present to direct the public to the meeting room. 

Meetings must be posted minimally 18 hours prior to the scheduled start date/time. 

Meeting Notices and Agendas on BoardDocs 

Some meetings are videotaped to view at your convenience. These include Regular Board Meetings, Academic Achievement Committee Meetings, Finance Committee Meetings, and Legislative Committee. Meetings. These can be viewed on our YouTube channel or on Cable Channel 27.

Videos of Past Meetings on YouTube

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • 6 Feb
    • Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Feb 6
      Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building; 1331 MLK Jr. Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 13 Feb
    • Board of Education Special Board Meeting/Work Session
      Date: Feb 13
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building Room 101; 1331 Franklin St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 21 Feb
    • Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Feb 21
      Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building; 1331 MLK Jr. Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 6 Mar
    • Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Mar 6
      Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building; 1331 MLK Jr. Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 13 Mar
    • Board of Education Special Board Meeting/Work Session
      Date: Mar 13
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building Room 101; 1331 Franklin St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 20 Mar
    • Board of Education Regular Board Meeting
      Date: Mar 20
      Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building; 1331 MLK Jr. Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education
  • 10 Apr
    • Board of Education Special Board Meeting/Work Session
      Date: Apr 10
      Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
      Location: Franklin Campus Administration Building Room 101; 1331 Franklin St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
      Calendar: Board of Education

Contact Us

Julie Anderson
Executive Assistant to Superintendent