2:210 Organizational Board of Education Meeting

During a March meeting in odd-numbered years, the School Board establishes a date for its organizational meeting to be held sometime after the election authority canvasses the vote, but within 40 days after the consolidated election.  The consolidated election is held on the first Tuesday in April of odd-numbered years.  At the organizational meeting, the following shall occur:

  1. Each successful candidate, before taking his or her seat on the Board, shall take the oath of office as provided in Board policy 2:080, Board Member Oath and Conduct.
  2. The new School Board members shall be seated.
  3. The School Board shall elect its officers who assume office immediately upon their election.
  4. The School Board shall fix a time and date for its regular meetings.

Cross Reference: 

2:030 School District Elections

2:110 Qualifications, Term and Duties of Board Officers

2:200 Types of School Board Meetings

2:220 Board of Education Meeting Procedure

2:230 Public Participation at School Board Meetings and Petitions to the Board

Legal Reference(s):

105 ILCS 5/10-5, 5/10-16, and 5/10-16.5

105 ILCS 5/2A-1 et seq., Election Code

Date Adopted:   April 26, 2006

Date Amended:  December 20, 2016

Date Amended:  January 24, 2023