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Board Governance and Meeting Information

Board Governance and Meeting Information

Who We Are

The Minneapolis Board of Education is a policy-making body responsible for selecting the superintendent and overseeing the district's budget, curriculum, personnel and facilities. The school board is granted authority to carry out these duties by the State of Minnesota and the Minnesota Legislature. The Minneapolis Board of Education is responsible for policies that govern education for Minneapolis Public Schools students. The Superintendent serves as the Board's Chief Executive Officer and administers its policies.

MPS Board of Education consists of 9 Directors from various districts and at large.

Board Meetings

All Board meetings are open to the public unless specifically noticed as closed. Board meetings are held at the Davis Center, 1250 W. Broadway Ave., Minneapolis, unless otherwise noted. The Board of Education typically conducts a Regular Business meeting on the second Tuesday of each month and a Committee of the Whole meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise noticed.

  • Second Tuesday, Regular Business Meetings
    • Meeting will begin promptly at 5:30 pm and run until approximately 8:00 pm.
    • Public Comment typically runs from 5:30 to 6:15 pm.
  • Fourth Tuesday, Committee of the Whole Meetings
    • The board will meet most months on the fourth Tuesday for a Committee of the Whole meeting.
    • Meetings will start at 6:00 pm and end promptly at 8:00 pm.
    • The purpose of a Committee of the Whole meeting is to gather as a full board and discuss pending topics in-depth. As these meetings are structured to be discussion meetings, no formal action will be taken by the Board on any topic and the Board will not take voting action during a Committee of the Whole meeting.
    • The public is invited to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings, but public comments are not scheduled during these meetings.

Meeting Notices:
Each Board meeting is noticed no less than three days prior to when the meeting occurs. Notices are displayed for the public on the bulletin board at our District offices, located at 1250 W. Broadway Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55411.They are also posted on our website.

If you wish to receive every notice for every board meeting as well as every committee meeting, complete this form.

Regular school board meetings are broadcast live on Minneapolis Comcast Cable Channel 15. A Board of Education meeting playback schedule is available at Channel 15. You can also listen to a delayed broadcast of the meetings on the website.

Archives of Board meetings can be found on our website by clicking on the following link: https://mps.eduvision.tv/.