The Board of Education is the elected body that sets policy and governance for the school district, its over 29,500 students and 3,700 employees. Board Directors are voted on at large. Voters vote for one candidate from each director district that is open during the general election.
Next Board community engagement session is on Jan. 26
The PSD Board of Education will host a community engagement session at 11:40 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Harmony Library, 4616 S. Shields Street. Community members are invited to talk with Board directors on any educational topic. Prior to the community engagement session, Reps. Jeni Arndt and Cathy Kipp, along with Sen. Joann Ginal will host an issues forum to discuss education funding in Colorado. The forum will begin at 10 a.m. at Harmony Library.
Applications now being accepted for two open Board seats
The PSD Board of Education is looking for two qualified individuals to fill two vacant director positions. Director District A and Director District G seats are both open.
Cathy Kipp, who served eight years in the District A director role, submitted her resignation after she was elected to fill the vacancy left by State Sen. Joann Ginal to represent House District 52 in the Colorado Legislature.
Susan Gutowsky, who also served eight years as the director of District G, submitted her resignation after she was recently selected to replace outgoing Council member Bob Overbeck on the Fort Collins City Council.
Meetings are generally held the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The first meeting (held the second Tuesday of the month) is a full business meeting. The second meeting (held the fourth Tuesday of the month) begins with a short business meeting followed by a work session.
Community comment: At each business meeting, the Board allows for community comment. Community members who wish to address the Board can sign up in the Boardroom before the meeting begins.
Note: Community members may address the Board, but there is no dialogue with the Board during community comment.
Emails for all Board members may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.