Greenville County Board of Trustees

Mission

The Board of Trustees of Greenville County Schools is an elected body. Their mission is to ensure excellence in the governance of a quality educational program by analyzing needs, establishing policies, allocating resources, and monitoring progress.

Professional Development

Our Board is a member of the South Carolina School Boards Association and 100% of our members have completed the state’s orientation program.

Board Meetings and Information

Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are held the fourth Tuesday of each month, except July, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Office (301 E. Camperdown Way | Directions). The Board, as a Committee of the Whole, meets to review issues the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 9:00 a.m. Special meetings are scheduled as needed.

Board Calendar

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School Board Policy

Please use the following link to access School Board Policies found at the Boarddocs website: School Board Policy Manual

Your School Board's Eye on Legislation

Eye on Legislation

Greenville County Schools Board of Trustees. Left to right, top to bottom: Roger D. Meek, Area 26, Chair | Debi Bush, Area 19, Vice Chair | Carolyn Styles, Area 17, Secretary | Sarah Dulin, Area 27 | Michelle Goodwin-Calwile, Area 25 | Lynda Leventis-Wells, Area 22 | Derek Lewis, Area 24 | Glenda Morrison-Fair, Area 23 | Angie Mosley, Area 21 | Charles J. Saylors, Area 20 | Pat Sudduth,| Area 18 | Lisa Wells, Area 28
Greenville County Schools Board of Trustees. Left to right, top to bottom: Roger D. Meek, Area 26, Chair | Debi Bush, Area 19, Vice Chair | Carolyn Styles, Area 17, Secretary | Sarah Dulin, Area 27 | Michelle Goodwin-Calwile, Area 25 | Lynda Leventis-Wells, Area 22 | Derek Lewis, Area 24 | Glenda Morrison-Fair, Area 23 | Angie Mosley, Area 21 | Charles J. Saylors, Area 20 | Pat Sudduth,| Area 18 | Lisa Wells, Area 28

Citizen Participation

Prior to beginning the conduct of any business on its agenda for regularly scheduled monthly meetings, up to one hour will be set aside during which persons may speak to the Board.

Persons wishing to speak must register in person prior to the board meeting. Registration will be from 6:15 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. on the night of the board meeting. Each person shall register with his name, address, and topic to present. The chairman will recognize those registered in the order in which they registered. The administration will provide for an expeditious and orderly registration procedure.

Persons who want to appear before the Committee of the Whole will have an opportunity to register to do so on the day of the meeting between 8:30 and 8:50. The allocated time for all speakers will NOT exceed one hour. A person who has spoken at one meeting and requests to speak on the same topic again at a later meeting will be placed at the bottom of the list of speakers.

General Rules for Board and Committee Appearances

  1. Persons not registering to appear under the procedures set forth herein will be allowed to participate only with the unanimous consent of the members present and only when their presentation pertains to an item under discussion.
  2. Speakers may not ask questions of individual board members and board members may not engage the speakers in discussion.
  3. Abusive language or personal attacks aimed at students or district staff members will not be permitted. The chairman will rule either out of order and may require the speaker to relinquish the floor as a result of engaging in either.
  4. No speaker may engage in disorderly or disruptive conduct nor direct any scurrilous, obscene, or recklessly defamatory language at any Board member. The chairman will rule such conduct out of order and may require the speaker to relinquish the floor as a result of engaging in it.
  5. Action or discussion generated as a result of a speaker will be handled at the appropriate time on the agenda, at a later meeting, or at the chairman's direction.
  6. The superintendent will designate an administrator to follow up on matters that speakers raise in their presentations. The designee will ensure that an appropriate response is provided to each speaker, and the superintendent will supply monthly to each Board member a report of any follow-up activity.
  7. No presentation by a speaker will exceed three minutes.

(Complete guidelines are outlined in Policy KCA.)