Board of Education


Board of Education


Board Responsibilities
  • Acts as a policy making body functioning according to the mandates of state law.
  • Represents the state of Ohio and the citizens of Rocky River on all matters and decisions dealing with public education.
  • Conducts itself as a nonpartisan and nonsectarian body as it speaks and acts for the community.
  • Acts as a committee-of-the-whole on matters requiring official decisions, meaning no Board member has independent authority to speak for the Board.
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Ohio’s Sunshine Law (Ohio Revised Code Section (RC) 121.22)

Meetings are held on the days, times, and locations indicated below unless otherwise noted.  Please check the embedded calendar on this page for exact details.  

     Committee of the Whole Meetings - 5:30 PM (Board of Education, 1101 Morewood Pkwy)
     January 3, 2023                      
July 10, 2023 - canceled
     February 6, 2023                    August 7, 2023
     March 6, 2023                        September 11, 2023
     April 2023 (No meeting)        October 9, 2023
     May 8, 2023                           November 6, 2023
     June 12, 2023                         December 11, 2023
     Board of Education Business Meetings - 6:30 PM (Board of Education, 1101 Morewood Pkwy)
     January 19, 2023                    
July 20, 2023 - canceled
     February 16, 2023                  August 17, 2023
     March 16, 2023                      September 21, 2023
     April 20, 2023                        October 19, 2023
     May 18, 2023                         November 16, 2023
     June 22, 2023                         December 21, 2023
Finance Meetings are held at 5:30 PM before Board of Education Meetings unless otherwise indicated.  

The Rocky River Board of Education supports equal educational opportunities for students free from limitations based upon ethnic or racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, economic and social conditions, disability, or sex.

Regular Meeting: The Board of Education typically holds two meetings each month. The Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting is normally the first Monday of the month and the Business Meeting is normally the third Thursday of the month. Regular meetings have an agenda prepared in advance, posted online and sent to each Board member, media and any other interested parties. The Board reviews items at the first monthly meeting and takes action on items at the second meeting.

Special Meeting: Special Board meetings can be called anytime by the Board President, the district Treasurer, or by two members of the Board. The agenda as presented much be followed unless altered by the Presiding Officer. All Special Board meetings are open to the public. 

Emergency Meeting: An Emergency Meeting can be called if emergency action on the part of the Board is required.

Notice of Meetings: Board agendas and provided and posted no later than two days in advance of the meeting. The notice of meetings include the time, place and purpose of the meeting.

Executive Session: The Board can meet privately in executive session to discuss one or more of the following issues, and no official action may be taken in an executive session.
  • The appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee or official, or the investigation of charges or complaints against an employee, official, licensee or student, unless the employee, official, licensee or student requests a public hearin.
  • The purchase of property for public purposes, the sale of property at competitive bidding or the sale or disposition of unneeded, obsolete or unfit-for-use property under RC 505.1.
  • Conferences with the board’s attorney to discuss matters which are the subject of pending or imminent court action. The board’s attorney must be present during executive sessions held for this purpose.
  • Preparing for, conducting or reviewing negotiations or bargaining sessions with employees.
  • Matters required to be kept confidential by federal or state law or rules.
  • Specialized details of security arrangements.
  • Confidential information related to marketing plans, specific business strategy, production techniques, trade secrets or personal financial statements of an applicant for economic development assistance, or related to negotiations with other political subdivisions regarding requests for economic development assistance.

Board Information: postings, agendas & minutes

Back row (L-R): Diana Leitch, Peter Corrigan, Addie Olander. Front row (L-R): Jessica Wilson, Lauren Negrey.

Board Policies

Levy Information


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