Volusia County School Board sets new meeting time for 2022

Volusia County School Board sets new meeting time for 2022

Beginning in 2022, the Volusia County School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month, with public input beginning at 6 p.m.

It’s a decision made at the board’s organizational meeting on Tuesday, November 16 – a decision the board saw would be fair to both district employees and the public, but was opposed by Volusia United Educators, writing on its Facebook page that the decision “last criticized teachers, staff and members of the public.” “.

“How are employees supposed to attend meetings on this schedule?” Another reads. “VCS is offline!”

Currently, the School Board alternates between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. meetings. Workshops start at 12:30 p.m. instead of 10 a.m.

In addition, the Board of Directors elected school board member Robin Colon as its new president in a 4-1 vote; Jimmy Haynes was re-elected as Vice President in a unanimous vote.

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