While your local School Board is arguably the most direct and open vehicle to improving schools, few people know what a School Board actually does. So, we decided to replay the fabulous words of wisdom shared in our School Board Web Clinic.  Learn about the main responsibilities of a School Board, the different types, and the time commitments of this office.

Refresh your memory on the role school boards play to help you understand why this elected position is so important. This could be this office for you.


  • Kathryn Ramirez, Board Member, Salinas Union High School District, CA
  • Mary Nichols, Board Secretary, Littleton Public Schools Board of Education, CO.