Board of Education

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​The Rockdale County Board of Education is composed of seven members who serve four-year terms. Board members are elected to non-partisan seats and are charged with making all major decisions regarding system policy, curriculum, expenditures, and facilities and construction.

Vision for Public Education in Georgia
At their regular meeting in March 2011, the Board adopted a resolution declaring their support of the work of the Vision Project, a partnership between the Georgia School Boards Association and the Georgia School Superintendents Association working to improve the education culture in the state of Georgia.

Board Meetings
The Board of Education meets in work session on the second Thursday of each month. These meetings, which begin at 7 p.m., are open to the public and are held at the Administrative Offices, 954 N. Main Street, Conyers, Georgia. Notices of all meetings are posted at the main entrances of the Central Office and also appear in the local newspaper. Click here for Board Meeting Schedule or go to the bottom of this page.

Board Meeting Agendas
Agendas for all Board of Education work sessions and regular sessions are available to the public through eBoardSolutions. Agendas are typically posted at the meeting site the day before the meeting. Click here for eBoardSolutions.

Citizen Participation
Visitors to Board meetings who wish to address the Board may do so by completing a form which is available before the start of any regularly scheduled meeting. Visitors' comments should be brief (3 minutes) and to the point. Criticism of school system personnel is not appropriate at public Board meetings.

Board Members
Click here for information on the seven members who serve on the Rockdale County school board.

Board Duties
The Board acts officially only as a group. No one acts in the name of the Board except when authorized by the Board at large to do so. Additionally, it is the Board's responsibility to:

•  Provide tax monies for maintenance and operation of the schools
•  Submit bond issues to be voted on by the people of the district.
•  Appoint the Superintendent as its chief executive officer.

Exemplary Board Status
The Rockdale County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as an Exemplary Board. In order to receive this recognition, the Board had to comply with the GSBA Standards for Local Boards of Education, which includes meeting strict requirements in several areas. Visit to learn more about the program.

Superintendent's Duties
The Superintendent is appointed by the Board and functions as the chief executive officer to administer the operation of the schools and oversee the implementation of Board policies. The Superintendent is also an advisor in keeping the Board informed of the operation and progress of the various programs of the schools. The Superintendent is available to the Board as a professional resource; and the Superintendent's recommendations normally precede Board action on questions relating to the operations, staffing, and financing of the various programs of the schools.

Rockdale County Board of Education Meeting Schedule
All monthly work sessions and regular sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Board Room at the Administrative Office Complex, 954 North Main Street, Conyers, Georgia. Schedule listed below or click here for PDF of 2018 Meeting Schedule.

* This schedule follows the Board of Education’s protocol for holding a work session on the second Thursday of each month, followed by a regular session on the third Thursday of each month — with the exception of February 2018 and July 2018.  In February 2018, the interim superintendent will be attending the School Superintendents Association National Conference on Education from February 15, 2018 through February 17, 2018 which requires scheduling the regular session on February 22, 2018. In July 2018, system administrators will be attending the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders' Annual Conference during the second week of July which necessitates moving the work session to July 19, 2018 and the regular session to July 26, 2018.

**If necessary, the May 17, 2018 regular session may be held in a school theater to be announced at a later date.

*** In accordance with Board Policy BC, Board Meetings, the Board will proactively approve and publicize the first regular meeting for January 2019.

January 11, 2018 Work Session .
January 18, 2018 Regular Session .
February 8, 2018 Work Session .
February 22, 2018* Regular Session .
March 8, 2018 Work Session .
March 15, 2018 Regular Session .
April 12, 2018 Work Session .
April 19, 2018 Regular Session .
May 10, 2018 Work Session .
May 17, 2018** Regular Session .
June 14, 2018 Work Session .
June 21, 2018 Regular Session .
July 19, 2018* Work Session
July 26, 2018* Regular Session .
August 9, 2018 Work Session .
August 16, 2018 Regular Session .
September 13, 2018 Work Session .
September 20, 2018 Regular Session .
October 11, 2018 Work Session .
October 18, 2018 Regular Session .
November 8, 2018 Work Session .
November 15, 2018 Regular Session .
December 13, 2018 Work Session .
December 20, 2018 Regular Session .
January 10, 2019*** Work Session .

Click here for PDF of 2018 Meeting Schedule.