Board of Education Meetings

Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the Oak Park School District Board of Education. We encourage you to join us at our Board of Education meetings. We highly value the input from our school district community. 

Our regular Board of Education meetings are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month on the following dates unless otherwise specified.

Our regular Board of Education meetings convene at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) and will be held in the Administration Building Boad Room at 13900 Granzon St.  Oak Park, MI. 48237.  

If any person with a disability or in need of accommodations at a Board of Education meeting, please contact the Superintendent's Office at 248.336.7705 at least seven days prior to meeting date. For information, you may also call 248.336.7700

During the months of December, May, July and August, there is only one regular Board of Education meeting scheduled. 

  • Due to winter break, there is only one meeting held in December. 
  • Due to the observance of Memorial Day, there is only one meeting held in May.

BoardBook Public Website

The Boardbook public website allows you to view board meeting agendas and documentation.

Please Click Here

A calendar of regular Board of Education meetings can be found below. 

July 2021 - July 2022 School Year
 

  • July 12, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:883 8342 9328.   Password:c3TaT3.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. Click here for the agenda.
  • August 23, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:832 1731 7644.   Password:R5FReh.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting.
  • September 13, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:884 0703 5428.   Password:c0UQQG.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. Click here for the agenda.
  • October 4, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID: 814 2822 2749.   Password: cF2qim.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting.
  • October 11, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:863 9682 3805.   Password:BEzet9.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. Click here for the agenda
  • October 25, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:811 1315 7816.   Password:b5MJKh.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. Click here for the agenda.
  • November 8, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:861 6895 7437.   Password:62ne0N.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. The agenda is available here.
  • November 22, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:898 0742 0049.   Password:rVJ1z3.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting.
  • December 13, 2021: 7:00 p.m. start time. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID:829 0311 3479.   Password:wM8QSq.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting.

All meetings of a public body, including Board of Education meetings must be open to the public and must be held in a place open to the public.

Beginning January 1, 2022, all Board of Education members are required to attend regular Board of Education meetings in person. Please Note: virtual participation is only permitted due to military duty. As a result, OPS Board of Education meetings will no longer include a hybrid meeting format (in person and virtual). The public is required to make public comment in person at the regular Board of Education meetings.  

  • January 10, 2022:  This meeting is postponed.   You may click this link for the agenda.
  • January 18, 2022: This is the rescheduled meeting from January 10.  The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here. You may click this link for the agenda. 
  • January 24, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • February 14, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • February 28, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • March 14, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda. 
  • March 21, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • April 11, 2022: The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • April 25, 2022:  The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here.  You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • May 5, 2022 - 7:00pm: Admin Bldg. 13900 Granzon. The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here. You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • May 9, 2022Rescheduled to May 5th to allow us to begin superintendent interview process. You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • May 23, 2022: Admin Bldg. 13900 Granzon. The live meeting will be available for viewing on YouTube here. You may also click this link for the agenda.
  • June 13, 2022
  • June 27, 2022 
  • July 11, 2022

Special Board Meetings

At times throughout the school year, there are times when the Board of Education holds "special meetings". 

  • July 27, 2021.  5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Special Virtual Meeting via Zoom. Meeting ID: 835 9269 6553.   Password: 40XaqM.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting
  • August 3, 2021.  6:00pm - 8:30pm
    Special Meeting Purpose: Board/Superintendent Summer Retreat.  The Oak Park Board of Education will be meeting on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Oak Park High School, 13701 Oak Park Blvd.  in the Auditorium. This meeting is also available  via Zoom. Meeting ID: 876 5997 2795.   Password: D0EX6a.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. 
  • August 9, 2021.  5:00pm
    Special Meeting Purpose: Property Tour.  The Oak Park Board of Education will be meeting on Monday, August 9, 2021 at Pepper Elementary School, 24301 Church (Dartmouth side of building).
  • November 1, 2021.  6:00pm
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Contract.  The Oak Park Board of Education will be meeting on Monday, November 1, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. via Zoom. Meeting ID: 882 9381 3783   Password: uvNk4C.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above.
  • November 22, 2021. 5:45 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Evaluation. Virtual Meeting via Zoom and live at OPHS. Meeting ID: 818 6644 6814.   Password:JQJL6B.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link for the meeting. The agenda is available here.
  • December 6, 2021. 7:00 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Evaluation. Meeting ID: 842 7117 3817.   Password:xn4CEM.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link to join the meeting.
  • December 27, 2021. 5:00 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: HVAC and Electrical Bids. Meeting ID: 819 9785 2912.   Password:bSYk80.  To join the Zoom Meeting by phone, please dial  1-929-205-6099 and enter the Meeting Id above. You may also click this link to join the meeting. The agenda is available here.
  • February 9, 2022. 6:30 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search Proposals.
    The agenda is available here.
  • March 6, 2022. 6:00 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search.
    The agenda is available here.
  • April 27 2022. 6:00 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search.
    The agenda is available here.
  • May 9, 2022. 6:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search First Round Interviews. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube live by clicking here. Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form
     

    6:00 p.m. - Ernest Steward, Director of Student Services & Centralized Enrollment, Flint Community Schools, Flint, MI

    7:20 p.m. - Shaun Black, Assistant Superintendent of K-8 Schools, Detroit Public Schools Community District, Detroit, MI

    8:40 p.m. - Michael Carrauthers, Middle School Principal, Harper Woods Public Schools, Harper Woods, MI

  • May 10, 20226:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search First Round Interviews. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube live by clicking here. Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form.
     

    6:00 p.m. - Derrick Kellam, School Director, U Prep Schools, Detroit, MI

    7:20 p.m. - Shawn Shackelford, Executive Director of Student Services & Diversity, Port Huron Area School District, Port Huron, MI

  • May 11, 20226:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search First Round Interviews. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube live by clicking here. Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form.
     

    6:00 p.m. - Carla Postell, Director of Curriculum Integration & Instruction, Hazel Park Schools, Hazel Park, MI

    7:20 p.m. - Angel Abdulahad, Superintendent, Madison School District, Madison Heights, MI

  • May 12, 20226:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search Selection of Finalists. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube by clicking here. Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form.
  • May 16, 2022. 7:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search Finalist Interviews. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube by clicking here.  Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form.
    - Carla Postell, Director of Curriculum Integration & Instruction, Hazel Park Schools, Hazel Park, MI
  • May 18, 2022. 7:00 p.m. 
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search Finalist Interviews. These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube by clicking here. Click here for the agenda. Click here for our public comment form.
    - Angel Abdulahad, Superintendent, Madison School District, Madison Heights, MI
  • May 31, 2022. 6:00 p.m.
    Special Meeting Purpose: Superintendent Search Selection of Superintendent These meetings will be viewable live on YouTube by clicking here. Click here for the agenda.

Note: The Board has established an alternate Monday of each month as the date for any Special Meetings that might be needed. Notices regarding meeting location changes, meeting rescheduling, or special meeting, shall be posted on the bulletin board at the schools and in the Administrative Offices. Information regarding meeting dates and/or agenda items may be obtained by calling the Board of Education Secretary, Pat Greer at: 248.336.7700.

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