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Board of Education

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

The seven members of the 2022 Board of Education
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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. 

The Board also has two standing work groups, which typically meet once 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.

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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.
 

Speak at a Virtual Meeting

  • To register to speak at a virtual meeting, please fill out the registration information. This portal will open one hour prior to the meeting start time.
  • You will receive an invitation to attend the Zoom meeting shortly thereafter.
  • You may want to give yourself a few moments to install the Zoom client and register an account if you plan to speak at a virtual meeting.
  • You may also attend in your web browser by visiting https://zoom.us/join and entering the meeting ID provided.  
  • Once you have registered, you will get notification about how to access the meeting. You will be put into a silent waiting room until you are called to join the meeting and give your statement. Registrants will be given three minutes to speak, and there will be a timer shared on the screen.
  • Speakers will then be asked to wrap up their statement and can then leave the meeting.
  • SPACE IS LIMITED, so if you are not able to speak, you will be offered a chance to submit a written statement that will be shared with the Board members.
  • Please remember that the meetings are live-streamed on YouTube so you can watch/listen to the meeting while you are waiting. 
     

Submit a Written Statement for a Virtual Meeting

Please register to provide a written statement to the Board of Education. It would be helpful if your statement indicates your support or opposition to an agenda item for the meeting. This portal will be open for posting three days prior to the meeting. Statements will be attached to the agenda for that meeting, and a summary will be read during the meeting by the board president or chair of the particular meeting. 

To help protect our community from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Madison Metropolitan School District Board of Education is holding essential board meetings virtually.

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 once a month on Monday evenings with times

Upcoming Meetings

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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

Board of Education Ad Hoc Committees

Weekly Updates & Board News

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, a snippet from the book "Good to Great," as well as MMSD's start and dismissal plan for 2022-2023. Other information includes the board member amendment process, Summer Arts Academy update, staffing analysis, charge of wage options, legal services news, weekly meeting recordings, articles of interest, great things happening around MMSD, and upcoming board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to questions from the Board of Education. Other information includes literacy materials, meeting recordings, articles of interest, great things happening around MMSD, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins. Additional information includes K-5 Instructional Resources Materials Adoption Process, wellness policy revisions, staffing analysis, weekly meeting recordings, Quarter 2 financial statements, proposed consent agenda, 2022 African American History challenge, articles of interest, great things happening around MMSD, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, answers to Board members' questions. Additional information includes anti-racist teaching responses, weekly staffing analysis, onboarding process, great things happening around MMSD, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins. Other information includes Summer Arts Academy, Food & Nutrition update, staffing analysis, COVID metrics, meeting recordings, great things happening around MMSD, and upcoming Board calendar. 

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes East High School sexual violence focus group, assessments in MMSD, K-5 core instructional resources materials adoption process, special education in MMSD, meeting recording links, COVID-19 metrics, staffing analysis, great things happening around MMSD, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes COVID metrics, weekly meeting recordings, an article of interest, proposed consent agenda, great things happening around MMSD, upcoming board calendar, and a staffing analysis.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, an answers answers to questions from the Board of Education. Additional updates include positive feedback to students and staff, K-5 core instructional resources materials adoption, High School math and chemistry core instructional resources review and adoption process, MEP report, staffing analysis, meeting recordings, weekly news, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to Board members' questions. Additional information includes K-5 Instructional Resources Materials Adoption Process, staffing analysis, weekly meeting recordings, articles of interest, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, a partnerships and grants submission, and answers to Board members' questions. Additional information includes Student Teacher Signing Day event, staffing analysis, food & nutrition update, K-12 Instructional Materials Adoption, proposed consent agenda items, community metrics, weekly meeting recordings, articles of interest, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins. Other information includes K-5 Core Instructional Resources Adoption Process, Human Resources Weekly Staffing Analysis, meeting recordings, articles of interest, and upcoming Board calendar. 

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins. Other information includes the K-5 Core Instructional Resources Materials Adoption Process, Madison College Early College STEM Academy data, Referendum Fundraising Campaigns, meeting recording links, COVID-19 metrics,  and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins. Other information includes a staffing analysis update, weekly meeting recordings, an article of interest, upcoming board calendar, and WASB November and December Policy Perspectives.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, an update from Partnerships and Grants, as well as answers to questions from the Board of Education. Additional updates include employee bonus guidance, K=5 core instructional resources materials adoption, COVID community metrics, Robert's Rules of Order, articles of interest, meeting recordings, proposed consent agenda, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to Board members' questions. Additional information includes COVID community metrics, an MMSD 2021 summer semester report, Chamber of Commerce presentation, weekly meeting recordings, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to board member questions. Additional information includes a wellness update, articles of interest, community metrics, weekly meeting recordings, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes meeting logistics, policy review, community metrics, meeting recordings, weekly news report, community events, and upcoming Board calendar. 

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes the At-Risk of Not Graduating Plan, WASB 2022 proposed resolutions, meeting recording links, weekly news report, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board members' questions. Other information includes a Quarter 1 Behavior Education Plan update, documents shared with MTI, DPI report card summary, community COVID metrics, proposed consent agenda, community events, and upcoming board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to questions from the Board of Education. Additional updates include COVID community metrics, COVID funding, employee vaccination status, weekly news report, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, information on partnerships and grants, and answers to Board members' questions. Additional information includes an update on bus drivers, referendum complementary fundraising, year-end financials, COVID community metrics, weekly news report, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins and answers to board member questions. Additional information includes an update from Food and Nutrition, community metrics, weekly meeting recordings, weekly news report, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, information from partnerships and grants, policy updates, MMSD "Think Tank" brochure, and recruitment/hiring. Other information includes community metrics, meeting recordings, weekly news report, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included. 

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, answers to Board member's questions, community metrics, along with meeting recording links. Additional updates include the weekly news report, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as partnerships & grants, answers to Board members' questions, and community metrics. Additional information includes community events, weekly news report, and upcoming board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information includes West High School fundraising, teacher career fair and staff updates, COVID community metrics, community events, upcoming Board calendar and more.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to questions from the Board of Education. Additional updates include addendum to the Behavior Education Plan Policy, community metrics, weekly news report, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, answers to board member questions, City of Madison Olin lease update, a human resources report overview, COVID information, and weekly meeting recordings. Additional information about news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, referendum complementary fundraising campaigns, policy updates, community metrics, weekly news report, metrics and ops meeting recordings, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included. 

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, Capital High transition, teacher shortage article from the National Education Association,  along with metrics and ops meeting recordings. Additional updates include community events and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as 4K-5th Grade Virtual Elementary Option, personal property aid, and community metrics. Additional information includes community events and upcoming board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about COVID community metrics, proposed consent agenda, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, a hiring report update, and weekly meeting recordings. Additional information about news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, Summer Semester update, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included. Additionally, WASB flyer and Policy Perspectives is also shared in this week's update.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as information about Operation Fresh Start funding. Additional updates include news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional updates include a teacher hiring report,  proposed consent agenda, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about COVID-19 protocols for board meetings, MSCR summer update, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about the MMSD flash poll, 2021-2022 budget, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, and answers to board member questions. Additional information about news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about the preliminary budget, high school fundraising, MOST, graduation, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about a new study regarding the benefits of Pre-K, MMSD integration aid membership audit, preliminary budget, proposed consent agenda, weekly news, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional updates include board workshop date, LGBTQIA+ day of silence event, human resources report overview, 3rd quarter financial statements, news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes a reminder about a board workshop, news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes budget reminders, news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about budget homework, proposed consent agenda, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional updates include additional services for students with disabilities, statewide referendum results, state education budget and funding, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as partnerships and grants. Additional information about assessments, news stories, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes early budget, statewide budget, proposed consent agenda, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

Board of Education Weekly Update Graphic

Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional updates include an overview of LETRS training, news stories, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes 2020 virtual program for summer school, vaccinations, school walk-throughs, budget process, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about employee handbook items, biennium budget, reopening planning meetings, building walk-throughs, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information about the West High School Capital Campaign, Memorial High School Pool, proposed consent agenda, community events, and upcoming Board calendar is included.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as a link to a recent district ops meeting recording and links to articles referenced in an instruction work group meeting. Additional updates include COVID testing and vaccine plan, Boys and Girls Club donation, quarterly financials, community events and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes referendum-funded facilities projects, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, as well as answers to board member questions. Additional information includes staff recognition, new sponsored research from MEP, federal and state budget update, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, budget update, and facility referendum projects. Additional updates include events to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, along with the proposed consent agenda, community events, and upcoming Board calendar.

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Updates include a letter from Dr. Jenkins, partnerships and grants, and answers to Board questions. Additional information about COVID-19 funding, the district's AA+ bond rating, MGE solar project partnership, community events and upcoming Board calendar is included.