Plum Borough School District
The Board of School Directors
The Board of School Directors shall consist of nine (9) members. The Board shall act as the general agent of the residents of the School District in matters of public education. The actions taken by the Board ultimately have both short and long term impact in the classroom. Therefore, School Directors collectively and individually will; Advocate Earnestly, Lead Responsibly, Govern Effectively, Plan Thoroughly, Evaluate Continuously, Communicate Clearly, and Act Ethically.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Board of School Directors shall establish educational goals and academic standards for District schools and govern an educational program designed to meet those goals and standards and to support student achievement. The Board shall be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating the educational programs in District schools, and for enforcing mandatory laws and regulations. The Board shall exercise its executive power by the appointment of
a District Superintendent.
Most Discussion Meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the month. Most Action meetings will be held on the fourth Tuesday of the month, unless a majority of the Board chooses to reschedule, combine, or cancel the meeting(s). If the need to change the date of a meeting occurs, all proper advertising shall ensue according to guidelines set by the Public School Board Association (PSBA).
Please visit the School Board's District webpage at www.pbsd.net
In order to permit fair and orderly expression of public comment. the Board shall provide a reasonable opportunity at each open meeting of the Board for residents and taxpayers to comment on matters of concern, official action and/or deliberation.
These opportunities are available prior to any official action by the Board. The Board requires that public participants be residents or taxpayers of this District, anyone having registered a legitimate interest in a contemplated action of the Board, anyone representing a group in the community or school district, any representative of a firm eligible to bid on materials or services solicited by theBoard, and any District employee, or any District student.