School Board Meetings
Tigard-Tualatin School District 23J
2020-21 School Board Meeting Schedule
Link to Live Stream of School Board Meetings On Youtube
Due to COVID-19 Pandemic public health concerns and social distancing, effective March 12, 2020 - the 2020-21 Board meetings will be held electronically and are open to the public with the exception of Executive Session, which will be posted accordingly as needed.
How to Submit a Public Comment (Update to Process, effective 2/25/2021)
Discussion of non-agenda items must be approved by a consensus of the board. Discussion of specific agenda items may be deferred to the appropriate time the item is before the board as stated on the agenda or at the direction of the Board Chair.
Public comments will follow: BoardPolicy BDDH – Public Comments at Board Meetings
All meetings of the Board, with the exception of executive sessions, will be open to the public. The Board invites community members of the district to attend Board meetings so that they may become acquainted with the program and operation of the schools. Members of the public are also encouraged to share their ideas and opinions with the Board when appropriate.
Public comments should be brief and concise, not to exceed three (3) minutes.
Comments Regarding Staff Members
Speakers may offer objective criticism of school operations and programs. The Board will not hear comments regarding any individual district staff member nor any person connected with the school system. Community members seeking to make comments regarding an individual are directed to the appropriate procedures in Board policy KL – Public Complaints for Board consideration of a legitimate complaint involving such individuals. The association contract governing the employee’s rights will be followed. A commendation involving a staff member should be sent to the superintendent, who will forward it to the employee, his/her supervisor and the Board.
For Virtual Meetings - Public Comments are submitted by signing up, with Patty Roberts, Board Secretary @ firstname.lastname@example.org, to receive a link to join the Zoom Meeting during the public comment agenda item. Sign-up for public comment opens with the posting of the agenda and closes at 4:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
To sign-up for public comment please provide the following information in your email request:
2. School Community, and
3. Topic of Public Comment