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Adoption Date: 10/8/1970, Revised: 7/19/1994; 12/20/94; 6/20/00; 7/26/05; 1/23/18 
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ORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
1121 PRINCIPLES FOR SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

Members of the Brockport Central School District Board of Education will strive to provide the highest level public education for each student in the Brockport Central School District. The powers and duties of the Board of Education are set forth in the Education Law.

 

In addition to the duties and responsibilities conferred by law, Board of Education members shall at all times operate under the highest ethical standards, and shall: 

  • Accept office as a Board of Education member as a means of unselfish service;
  • Recognize that the strength of the Board of Education is as a unified and informed board;
  • Work collaboratively with the Superintendent in the development and execution of School District policy, and carefully consider his/her recommendations regarding the same;
  • As delegates of the community, reserve to themselves final decision-making authority over the School District;
  • Assure that controversial issues may be presented and discussed fairly and without bias;
  • Make decisions only after full discussion at duly-noticed Board meetings, and only after receiving all necessary facts and exercising thoughtful, independent judgment;
  • Preserve the dignity of Board meetings and encourage appropriate decorum at School District events; and
  • Act, in all respects, in a manner that reflects positively on the Board of Education, the Brockport Central School District, and our community.

 

Adoption Date: 10/8/1970, Revised: 7/19/1994; 12/20/94; 6/20/00; 7/26/05; 1/23/18

Policy References:

New York State School Boards Association Annual Meeting

 

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