School Board Update

June 30, 2021

Agenda for the July 1, 2021 Organizational Meeting/School Board Meeting

The agenda for the July 1 Organizational Meeting/ School Board Meeting is posted on BoardDocs at: Subject to change.

Meetings are available for viewing live on the APS website and broadcast on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FIOS Channel 41.



1. School Board Code of Conduct

2. Election of the Chair of the Board

3. Election of the Vice-Chair of the Board

4. Appointment of the Clerk of the Board

5. Appointment of Deputy Clerk of the Board

6. Approval of Payment of Claims

7. Supervision of Construction

8. Adoption of Schedule of School Board Meetings, 2021-2022 School Year

9. Adoption of Proposed Schedule of Pay Dates, 2021-2022 School Year

10. Adoption of Existing Policies and Regulations

11. Adoption of Guidelines on Executive Session Confidentiality

12. School Board Member Liaison Assignments, 2021-2022

13. School Board Speaker Guidelines

14. Appointment of Audit Committee Chair




1. Minutes

2. Personnel Actions

3. Membership in the Virginia High School League

4. FY 2023 Budget Development Calendar

5. Purchasing Resolution

6. Superintendent Salary Adjustment

7. Cherrydale Farmers Market Open Air License Agreement at Dorothy Hamm Middle School

8. Appointments to the Advisory Council on School Facilities and Capital Programs

9. Appointments to the Budget Advisory Council

10. Appointments to the Advisory Council on Teaching and Learning - REMOVED FROM AGENDA



Summary of the June 24, 2021 Meeting

The School Board approved the Superintendent’s recommendations that were informed by the School Resource Officer (SRO) Work Group at its June 24 meeting. The Board also adopted its interim FY22-24 CIP that meets the projected needs at all levels based on Fall 2020 projections. The FY22-24 CIP totals $156.71 million. Read more at

In addition, the School Board named Iliana Gonzales Principal of Taylor Elementary School. Learn about Ms. Gonzales at

Back-to-School Town Halls with the Superintendent

The Superintendent will host two virtual Town Halls for families on Wed, Aug. 11, in English (6 p.m.) and Spanish (7:30 p.m.) to provide back-to-school updates and answer any questions families may have about the school year. The Town Hall for staff will be held on Wed, Aug. 25 from 4:30-5:30 p.m.

More details will be provided on the Engage webpage in July.

School Board Open Office Hours

The School Board does not host Open Office Hours over the summer. The schedule and information about the format for Open Office Hours for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted in late August at

Updates for the School Year 2020-2021

APS has the following information available for families:

Questions email


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