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Madison Metropolitan School District

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About the Board of Education

The Madison Board of Education is a seven-member policymaking body. Members are elected in April to serve staggered three-year terms in office. Our Strategic Framework lays out a roadmap for our work. 

Regular Board meetings are generally held on the last Monday of the month, beginning at 6 p.m. Special meetings and work groups typically hold meetings one a month.

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Contact the Board of Education

To reach all seven board members, please use the following group e-mail address: board@madison.k12.wi.us

All Board of Education members will receive your email and may use it to inform their decisions and/or actions. 

Please know that a member of the Superintendent’s Team will receive and may respond to emails sent to this address. 

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Meeting Agendas and Notices

All Meeting Agendas and notices are hosted on BoardDocs (updated at noon on Fridays).

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Board Policies

All board policies are hosted on BoardDocs.

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Board Meeting Access

You can watch/listen to virtual meetings at the Madison Board of Education YouTube Channel. An archive of meetings is available as well. The community is invited to attend meetings in person at the Doyle Administration Building. Details about speaking to the Board or providing written comments during public input time are available on our website.

Upcoming Meetings

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Our Mission: Every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school college, career and community ready.

Board of Education Members

To reach all seven board members, please use the following group e-mail address: board@madison.k12.wi.us. Members of the Madison Board of Education are elected in April and serve staggered three-year terms.

Board of Education Standing Work Groups

Previous Board of Education Ad Hoc Committees

Board of Education News and Weekly Updates

This week's update include a letter from Superintendent Dr. Gothard. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; Southside naming ad hoc committee membership update; medical advisory team recording and agenda; a construction update; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include a human resources update; 21st Century Learning Center award grant from DPI to La Follette High School; facilities recommendations memo; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include quarter 3 financials; on-track to graduation implementation; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; upcoming Board calendar; and WASB Policy Perspectives.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; Q3 quarterly review of progress; edits to the Long Range Facilities Plan; transportation letter preview; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include the 2024 Long Range Facilities Update; construction update; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; upcoming Board calendar; and WSAB Policy Perspectives.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and Board meeting timeline. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; ESSA identification update; budget amendment process; new CTE middle school discovery program; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; information requests; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; Instruction Work Group agenda changes; construction update; community feedback; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; Memorial ASE accreditation; construction update; community feedback; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; quarter 2 financials; Quarter 2 quarterly review of progress; salary compression; transportation updates; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; medical advisory team meeting information; construction updates; transportation updates; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; a human resources update; construction updates; transportation updates; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include answers to Board members' questions; construction updates; transportation updates; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This weeks' update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates include a salary compression memo and compensation study update; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update includes a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes the proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This weeks' update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates includes answers to Board members' questions; construction update; WI Adult School Crossing Guard recognition week; annual notice to school staff on adoption resources; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This week's update includes a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad; Dan Nerad Memorial invitation; construction update; transportation update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This weeks' update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad. Other updates includes answers to Board members' questions; Edgewood College collaborative memo; construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

This weeks' update include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad; quarter one financials; 2023-2024 Quarterly Review of Progress; School Wellness Advisory update; 2023 Findorff Foundations video; construction update; transportation update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a human resources update; construction update; transportation update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a draft of the special education plan; on-track to graduation plan; school wellness update; monthly Human Resources update; construction update; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a construction update; great things happening around MMSD; upcoming Board calendar; and WASB Policy Perspectives.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a construction update; proposed consent agenda;  great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes the monthly Human Resources update; construction update; transportation updates; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a construction update; transportation update; School Levy Tax Credit information; Lake View outdoor space update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad; transportation updates; construction update; school wellness update; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; upcoming Board calendar; WASB Policy Perspectives.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a link to MPD press conference; transportation updates; a construction update; libraries long-range plan; compensation study update; articles of interest; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad; a human resources update; a construction update; AVID/TOPS evaluation; article of interest; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a human resources report; a construction update; restraint and seclusion data; First Student transportation update; article of interest; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a human resources update; a construction update; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and a partnerships and grants update. Other information includes the medical advisory team meeting; a human resources report; a construction update; referendum 2020 update; tree inventory; proposed consent agenda; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad and answers to Board Members' questions. Other information includes a human resources report; a construction update; WASBO Policy Perspectives; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.

Updates include a letter from Interim Superintendent Kvistad; a partnerships and grants update; a human resources update; a construction update; transportation update; MMSD school garden project; MMSD health insurance coverage; great things happening around MMSD; and upcoming Board calendar.