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BE - Board of Education Meetings September 2018 Revision

Note: This policy was reviewed and revised in April 2020. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current policy.

The Board of Education shall hold regular meetings at least monthly. The Board of Education may hold special, emergency or committee meetings.  All meetings of the Board of Education shall comply with the Open Meetings Act.

 Within thirty days of the annual organizational meeting, the Board of Education shall establish an annual schedule of meetings and approve the Open Meetings Resolution that shall define reasonable notice for public meetings.

 A majority of all members of the Board of Education shall constitute a quorum.

 Final Board of Education approval of any action item shall require an affirmative vote by the majority of the Board of Education members at a regular or special meeting. This vote may be conducted either by a roll call or a voice vote of affirmation. The Board of Education shall not conduct a vote by secret ballot.

Board of Education Position:

  • Policy and Instruction Committee Chair

Administrative Position:

  • Board of Education Services Office Executive Director


Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §10-15-1 NMSA 1978
  • Open Meetings Act

Board Policy Cross Ref.:

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

NSBA/NEPN Classification: BE

Approved: September 3, 1984
Reviewed: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Reviewed: January 1, 2001
Reviewed: April 2001
Reviewed: March 24, 2009
Revised: April 1, 2009
Reviewed: August 9, 2010
Revised: August 18, 2010
Reviewed: September 5, 2018
Revised: September 5, 2018