Your Elected School Board
The nine-member board of education in Waukesha meets every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. The agendas are posted on this webpage, as are follow-up minutes from the previous meetings. Community members are welcome to attend these open meetings. An opportunity for citizen input takes place near the beginning of the meeting, prior to the business portion of the agenda. Speakers are allotted up to three minutes of speaking time; written comments are always accepted and entered into the record.
In addition, there are four standing board of education committees that meet regularly. These committees are:
Description: Review and approve employee compensation.
Finance and Facilities Committee
Description: Decision making related to budget planning; service contracts; building maintenance issues; capital projects; maintenance/custodial staff; transportation; and all other financial issues in the school district.
Human Resources Committee
Description: Decision making related to hiring/teacher contracts; group employee contracts; employee leaves of absence, resignations, retirements; job descriptions; and all other employment issues in the school district.
Description: Decision making related to school district policies, involving routine review of current policies; development of new policies; and monitoring of state statutes impacting school district policies.
Teaching & Learning Committee
Description: Decision making related to textbooks/supplementary materials; course development; graduation requirements; testing and assessment; and all other curriculum and instruction issues in the school district.
Description: The group facilitates reporting to the Board on ongoing technology projects within the district and provides feedback on technology related needs throughout the district, to aide in future planning.
Committee agendas are also posted on this webpage, which will include date, time and location. Contact the superintendent's office at 262-970-1012 with questions relating to full board or committee meetings.
The board and committee meetings can be seen live on the school district's Ustream station at http://www.ustream.tv/sdwtv13 or posted to the "Waukesha School District TV" YouTube channel a few days after they are broadcast.