The School Board of Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) typically holds the majority of its meetings on Tuesday evenings beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Educational Support Center (400 E. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, FL 32773). Special meetings do get added from time-to-time. Therefore, please refer to the School Board Calendar for official meeting notices, dates, and times. All meetings are LIVE-Streamed for those unable to attend. In addition, all School Board Meetings are broadcast on Seminole County Government Television (SGTV). You can find SGTV on Bright House Channel 498 or U-Verse Channel 99.
Public Participation in School Board Meetings
In order to facilitate participation by individuals who are unable to attend in person, members of the public may participate in writing electronically through Public Comment or by U.S. mail delivery to the School Board addressed to: Public Comment-Jill Mahramus, Seminole County School Board, 400 East Lake Mary Boulevard, Sanford, Florida 32773-7127. In order to be considered prior to Board action, these comments must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the board meeting. Comments must include the information found on the Request to Address the School Board Form. If you plan to participate in person public comment can be provided at the meeting and does not need to be submitted in advance of the meeting.
ALL PUBLIC PARTICIPATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE SCHOOL BOARD BYLAWS AND POLICIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BYLAW 169.1.
The citizens elected to serve as members of the School Board of Seminole County are responsible for the formulation and adoption of educational policies consistent with laws governing public education set by the State Legislature. Rules and guidelines for actions are also set by the Board of Education whose members are elected by the registered voters of the State of Florida. The School Board of Seminole County is responsible for setting the district School Board policies. The Superintendent of Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS) carries out the Board’s policies while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the district. Our five School Board members are elected countywide. The boundaries of each School Board member area mirrors the County Commissioner districts adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Seminole County, Florida.
NOTICE: If a person intends to appeal the board’s decision with respect to any matter, or has any thought that an appeal may be taken, the person has the responsibility to ensure that a verbatim (word for word) record of the proceeding is made and that the record includes all testimony and evidence upon which an appeal is to be based.
NOTICE: Persons with a disabilities requiring assistance to attend and/or participate in the meeting should contact Boyd E. Karns, Jr., 407/320-0321, TDD 407/320-0290 or Florida Relay (v) 800/955-8770.