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Board of Education

The Board of Education serves as a governing body that oversees major decisions for the District, including policies and budget. The Board also serves as a conduit for the community to voice opinions to the District and visa versa.

Board Members

Board Minutes

Please note: Board minutes will not be posted until they are approved at the following month's meeting. Agendas for each meeting will be available at each scheduled board meeting.

Board Goals 2012-2013

Student Achievement
Parchment School District will ensure increased student achievement by providing learners with opportunities to:

  • Experience a challenging, relevant, rigorous learning environment which will prepare them to be lifelong learners and successful in a global society
  • Develop into critical and creative thinkers, be adaptable citizens of the future and be able to embrace change
  • Establish and foster positive relationships with caring adults
  • Promote parental engagement in the educational process

Communications/Public Relations
The Parchment School District will partner with the community to invest in our children's future by increasing participation and ownership in our school district by:

  • Promoting honest, trustworthy relationships with all stakeholders through open communication
  • Engaging parents/guardians in the educational process via Parent/Teacher Conferences, Pinnacle utilization, Newsletters, Parent/Teacher Organizations, Boosters, etc.
  • Improving communications with constituents through the use of our district website, e-newsletters, interactive alumni site, RSS feeds, parent notification/communication system (SchoolMessenger), and other technology
  • Promoting the District to potential families/students via electronic media and other promotional efforts aligned with district marketing/branding efforts
  • Seeking out and respecting each other's diverse ideas, perspectives and abilities
  • Increasing collaborations with business, government and cultural organizations to maximize our community resources
  • Communicating short & long term plans for District operations as appropriate with all stakeholders (finance, facilities, transportation, technology and curriculum)

Fiscal Responsibility
The Parchment School District will maximize District resources by:

  • Prioritizing needs while meeting local, State and Federal requirements
  • Effectively manage district resources
  • Building public support and involvement to support the District's future financial stability
  • Maintaining and improving facilities, equipment and virtual environments to enhance programming, health and safety
  • Effective implementation of technology that supports learning and facilitates operations
  • Maximize resources through internal collaboration and through other educational entities

Board Policies

View the Parchment School Board policies here.

Board Operating Procedures

Board Operating Procedures approved 1-30-2014 (PDF)

2013 - 2014 Board Meeting Dates

The regular meetings of the Parchment Board of Education are held on the fourth Monday of each month except December 16, 2013 and May 19, 2014 (3rd Mondays). Meetings are convened in the library of the Parchment High School, 1916 East G Avenue, Parchment, Michigan 49004, at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.

  • June 17, 2013 *
  • July 22, 2013
  • August 26, 2013
  • September 23, 2013
  • October 28, 2013 - Middle School
  • November 25, 2013 - North Elementary
  • December 16, 2013 - Central Elementary *
  • January 27, 2014 - High School
  • February 24, 2014 - Barclay Hills Ed. Ctr.
  • March 24, 2014 - Northwood Elementary
  • April 28, 2014
  • May 19, 2014 *
  • June 23, 2014

    *Indicates this is not the 4th Monday.

2014 - 2015 Board Meeting Dates

  • July 28, 2014
  • August 25, 2014
  • September 22, 2014
  • October 27, 2014 (North Elementary)
  • November 24, 2014 (Central Elementary)
  • December 15, 2014 (Middle School) *
  • January 26, 2015 (High School)
  • February 23, 2015 ( Northwood Elementary)
  • March 23, 2015 (Barclay Hills Ed. Ctr.)
  • April 27, 2015
  • May 18, 2015 *
  • June 22, 2015

*Indicates this is not the 4th Monday.

Please visit the district calendar to check for any meeting changes or cancellations to school board meetings.