Board Role

  • What is the Board's role?

    School District 162 is governed by its school board, comprised of seven members of the community who are elected by its citizens to serve a four-year term governing a district. The role is to clarify the purpose of the District, connect the District with the community, hire and evaluate the performance of the superintendent, and monitor the performance of the District overall. Specific responsibilities include:

    • Determining policy and monitoring financial operations
    • Establishing the District's goals and vision
    • Authorizing expenditures
    • Hiring and evaluating the Superintendent
    • Approving the appointment of teachers and other staff members
    • Authorizing curriculum development and revision
    • Securing money for school operational needs and building programs