Dedicated to Excellence in Education
Columbus City Schools
Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at 6:00 p.m.
Viewing the Board Meeting
The Columbus Board of Education regular business meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Southland Center (3700 S. High St.).
Meeting attendees will need to enter the north-facing door toward the west end of the building.
The meeting will be streamed via Facebook Live and the Columbus City Schools' BOE YouTube Channel. For more information on meeting dates and times, click here. Also, visit the Columbus City Schools BOE YouTube Channel to view past Board meetings.
Meeting Agenda Topics
The meeting agenda topics include:
4.1 - Interim Superintendent Dr. Angela Chapman will provide an Executive Report.
10.1 - Supporting Developing Portrait-Ready Graduates, the Board will be asked to authorize the purchase of legal services from Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as part of the search for a new Superintendent.
12.1 - Supporting Strong Learning Communities in Every Region, Equitable Opportunities for All, and Authentic Engagement, the Board will be asked to authorize the administration to enter into a purchase agreement with Barnes and Noble for Summer Experience.
12.2 - Supporting Whole-Child Focus, Equitable Opportunities for All, Strong Learning Communities in Every Region, and Authentic Engagement, the Board will be asked to authorize the District to enter into a purchase of service agreement with Communities in Schools of Central Ohio. The funds requested would help provide comprehensive community resource coordination for students and families to support the academic performance, attendance, behavior, and connections to resources that address non-academic barriers at 10 CCS schools.
13.1 Supporting Communication and Technology, the Board will be asked to authorize the administration to renew the licensing for the district's voice-over IP (VoIP) phone system.
15.3 - The Board will be asked to authorize the administration to enter into a purchase agreement with Xtek Partners to purchase video surveillance and electronic monitoring equipment for 19 schools as identified in the Ohio K-12 School Safety Grant Award.
For additional background information and to view the full meeting agenda, click here.
Making a Public Comment
Any public participant wishing to make comments has the option of addressing the Board in person or by telephone. To sign up, public participants must call to leave a voicemail with Customer Relations at 614-365-8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17. Speakers will need to provide their name, topic, and phone number.
January 26 - Neighborhood School Development Partnership Committee (NSDP) Committee Meeting, 8:00 a.m.
January 26 - Audit and Accountability Committee Meeting, 3:30 p.m.
February 7 - Regular Board Business Meeting, 6:00 p.m.