“Being a school board member is a powerful way to serve our community and local students. We want to empower anyone with an interest in service to run and would like to see our board reflect the diversity found in our community and schools” - Carrie Douglass, Board Chair
Four seats on the Board of Directors will be up for election in May. These include:
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The Bend-La Pine Schools Board of Directors are focused on policies about student achievement and creating exceptional schools. With that aim, the board is using a policy governance model to target specific results or "ends." The board members are focused on broad goals — including what Bend-La Pine Schools graduates should know and be able to do.
The board members communicate their overall goals and what they expect to be accomplished to the superintendent. How these "ends" are achieved is left up to the district's professional staff. By delegating and directing the superintendent, the board is able to focus on more broad issues while evaluating the end results. The current Board Ends are:
This statewide group offers a variety of resources for those considering running for school board.