Responsibilities of the School Board


    GSBA Distinguished School Board The Board of Education is responsible for setting policy and managing the budget for the school district. The superintendent serves as the school board’s chief executive officer and, in partnership with their staff, is responsible for the daily operation of the school district.

    The superintendent reports directly to the school board and is responsible for carrying out local school board policies, the policies set by the Georgia Board of Education, and ensuring compliance with state and federal education laws.

    School Board Meetings

    All regular board meetings begin in open session and may include an executive session that is closed to the public. The public portion of the meeting includes a time for public comments. Minutes of those meetings are provided on this website.

    The Board of Education convenes for a work session at 5:30 p.m. prior to its regular monthly meetings that begin at 6:30 p.m. All meetings are at the central office building at 1306 South Thornton Avenue, Dalton, Ga. For more information call (706) 217-6780.