Meetings Schedule

Board of Education

Board Members
Contact Information

 

 

 

Regular Meetings Schedule

Meetings are held in the
Monroe Road Elementary Cafeteria @ 6:30pm.

August 7, 2014
September 4, 2014

October 2, 2014

    This meeting only will be held at a     different time and place:

    NEW TIME: 5:00 PM

    NEW PLACE: BHS MEDIA CENTER

November 6, 2014
December 4, 2014
January 8, 2015
(Organizational/Reg. Mtng)
February 5, 2015
March 5, 2015
April 2, 2015
May 7, 2015
June 4, 2015
June 23, 2015
(Year end meeting)
(Budget Workshop)
June 25, 2015
(Budget Adoption)
July 9, 2015
(Strategic Planning Mtng)
 
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Committee of the Whole
Meetings Schedule

Meetings are held at the Bedford High School
media center @ 6:30pm

July 31, 2014
August 27, 2014 (rescheduled from Thursday, August 28, 2014)
September 25, 2014
October 30, 2014
November 20, 2014
December 18, 2014
January 29, 2015
February 26, 2015
March 26, 2015
April 30, 2015
May 28, 2015
June 18, 2015
 
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BEDFORD PUBLIC SCHOOL -
POLICY CHAPTERS
Chapter 1000
Chapter 2000
>Ch 2000 - AD REGS
Chapter 3000
>Ch 3000 - AD REGS
Chapter 4000
>Ch 4000 - AD REGS
Chapter 5000
>Ch 5000 - AD REGS
Chapter 6000
Chapter 7000
>Ch 7000 - AD REGS
Chapter 8000
>Ch 8000 - AD REGS
Chapter 9000
>Ch 9000 - AD REGS
 

 

 

BPS Strategic Plan
Under Development...
 

 

 

Financial Report

 

 

School Board of Education
Meeting Reports & Minutes ARCHIVE

2013

 

 
2012 Minutes

01/05/12 Regular Meeting

 
 
2011 Minutes

12/08/11 Special Meeting
12/08/11 Regular Meeting

 
2010 Minutes

Archived

 

 

2009 Minutes

Archived

 

 

2008 Minutes

Archived

 

 

2007 Minutes

Archived

 

 

Board of Education

Michael J. Smith
President
(734) 693-2583
 
Michael.smith@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Dr. Timothy D. Brakel
Vice President
(734) 847-9781
 
Timothy.brakel@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2014
   
Joseph C. Gore
Secretary
(734) 854-4145
 
Joe.gore@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2014
Wayne Meehean
Treasurer
(734) 224-0455
 
Wayne.Meehean@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
   
Ron Koch
Trustee
(734) 847-1209
 
Ron.koch@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2016

 

Denise "D" Ellsworth
Trustee
(734) 847-8008
 
Denise.ellsworth@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2016
Lisa Beins-McCaig
Trustee
(419) 297-1100
 
lisa.mccaig@mybedford.us
 
Term Expires: December 31, 2014

 

 

 

Strategic Plan Focus Goals

Adopted November 30, 2006

  • Goal #1.....All Students will be provided an academic program that is both rigorous and relevant.

  • Goal #2.....The Administration and Board of Education of Bedford Public Schools will maintain the financial stability of the District.

  • Goal #3.....The Administration and Board of Education of Bedford Public Schools will  Continue to build and improve positive relationships with all stakeholders in the school and community.

  • Goal #4.....The Administration and Board of Education of Bedford Public Schools will develop a facility utilization plan that provides and maintains a quality learning environment.

 

 

Board Preparation-
All Board members receive a packet of information several days prior to each scheduled meeting. This packet contains reports, background information, recommendations, etc. for study so that the members can come to the meeting prepared to make decisions.

 

Board Compensation
Members of the Board of Education are paid annually, as follows:
$400 for each Trustee, Vice President, and President
$500 for Secretary and Treasurer

 

Citizen Participation
The responsibility for making decisions rests with the seven elected Board of Education members. The School Board is, however, very interested in hearing from the public.

 

There are two places on the regular meeting agenda for “Public Commentary”. Please follow the guidelines below.

 

Guidelines for Public Commentary
1. Be recognized by the President of the Board.
2. State your name and address.
3. Present your statement of concern or questions to the Board.
4. Complaints concerning school personnel or students cannot be discussed in an open public meeting unless the individual(s) involved are notified and agree (P.A. 267 of 1967). Such complaints should be forwarded to the Board, in care of the Superintendent, unless the complaint involves the Superintendent, in which case it should be processed through the Board Vice President. An open or closed meeting, according to the wishes of the person(s) involved, will be arranged.
5. In order to adhere to the agenda, the time allocated to any one speaker is limited.
6. The Board will hear comments from the audience but may defer any action or response to gather information and study all aspects of the matter brought to their attention.
7. The Bedford Board of Education pledges its courteous attention to those who wish to be heard. In return, the Board asks that members of the audience refrain from loud talking and other distractions during the meeting.

 

Student School Board Representatives
The education and welfare of our students is the focus of all Board activities. Recognizing the importance of our students' ideas, the Board appointed Student School Board Representatives to represent our student community through active participation at Board meetings.

 

Bedford Board of Education Committee of the Whole
The Committee of the Whole will usually meet on the Thursday prior to the Regular Board meeting. It generally replaces the separate Finance, Personnel, Policy, and Superintendent’s Evalutation Committees. If the Board appoints a sub-committee that would conduct business to be considered by the Board (i.e. make recommendations), those meeting will be posted for the public.

 

The Committee of the Whole is a working committee meeting in preparation for the Regular Board Meeting. Items will be presented for information and discussion, but Board action on these items will occur at the Regular Meeting.