The 17-member Rhode Island Board of Education was created by the Rhode Island General Assembly in 2014 and changed the Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education and the Board of Governors for Higher Education. This consolidated governance of all public schooling in Rhode Island is an revolutionary integration of policymaking and planning for elementary, secondary and better public schooling in our state.
The Board of Education holds common month-to-month meetings, open to the public, on the second and fourth Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Government Center, 600 East Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, except indicated otherwise on the assembly schedule. The Board could conduct an annual retreat session to establish priorities and plan its work for the upcoming 12 months.
Scott Herman was appointed to the Board of Education in November 2015. Herman is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and has labored … Read more