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Board of Education

role of the board

  • Collaborate with the County Superintendent to ensure implementation of the shared vision, goals, and policies of the COE
  • Adopt and update policies for the Board’s own governance and for programs under the statutory authority of the County Board
  • Ensure accountability for student learning in schools and programs under the statutory authority of the County Board
  • Adopt the annual budget and review interim reports of the County Superintendent
  • Fix the salary of the County Superintendent in accordance with law and Board Bylaw 9500
  • Acquire, lease, lease-purchase, hold and convey real property for the purpose of housing the offices and the services of the COE
  • Along with the County Superintendent, ensure a safe and appropriate educational environment for all COE students
  • Conduct appeals on the following actions by district governing boards: student expulsions; interdistrict transfer requests; denials, nonrenewals, or revocations of charter school petitions; and other matters when required by law
  • Maintain a cooperative and supportive working relationship with local school districts, their school boards, and the community
  • Conduct public hearings when appropriate
  • Fulfill responsibilities relating to the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), including adopting the COE local control and accountability plan (LCAP) and any revisions and updates to it
  • Consider petitions and provide oversight for charter schools approved by the County Board and fulfill other statutory responsibilities in connection with charter schools
  • Provide community leadership on educational issues and advocate on behalf of students and public education at the local, state, and federal levels

Regular meetings of the Yolo County Board of Education are open to the public and are generally held on the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 3:30 pm on Zoom and in-person, unless otherwise announced.

Upcoming Board Meetings