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The Edina School Board is made up of seven citizens elected at large by voters in the District. The Superintendent is an ex-officio member of the Board, who facilitates the work of the Board and is responsible to the Board for providing leadership to the District and carrying out Board directives.

Members are elected to four-year overlapping terms, with elections held every two years. At the end of a four-year term, members may run for re-election to successive terms. Voting takes place at general elections in November, and terms begin the first Monday in January thereafter. If a vacancy occurs in the middle of a term, the School Board names an appointee to serve until the next district election.

Meeting Notifications

If you would like to receive email notifications of non-regularly scheduled Edina School Board meetings, please complete the following Google Form:

Board Meeting Notifications

Interim School Board Position

The Edina School Board will appoint a community member to an interim Board position, to begin in July (at the earliest) and lasting through the Nov. 8 election. If you are interested, please review the rubric and submit the Interest Questionnaire by Friday, May 27.

Priority Rubric

Interest Questionnaire


 

2018 Commencement

2020-25 Strategic Plan

The Edina Public Schools 2020-25 Strategic Plan is the product of 22 months of collaborative work involving all stakeholder groups in the community. It plots a course for the school district for the next five years -- a course that will prepare our students for success in career and life.

2020-25 Strategic Plan

Responsibilities

As the elected governing body of Edina Public Schools, the School Board is responsible to:

  • Employ and evaluate the Superintendent, the chief executive officer who oversees and manages all operations of the School District.

  • Establish Policy. The superintendent directs administration in the implementation of policy and supervision of school operations.

  • Review and approve the annual budget, and ensure that proper facilities and equipment are available to support teaching and learning in Edina Public Schools.

  • Partner with the superintendent to establish and promote strategic plan.

  • Ratify employee contracts.

  • Monitor progress toward school district goals and compliance with school board policies and state and federal laws.

  • Advocate for students with lawmakers.

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