New School Board Members Sworn In; Chairman Elected

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Two new Volusia County school board members were sworn in today by Circuit Judge James Clayton: Ms. Jamie M. Haynes, representing District 1; and Mr. Ruben Colon, representing District 5, will serve four-year terms through November 2022.

 

At its organizational meeting today, the School Board of Volusia County elected Mr. Carl Persis as chairman and Mrs. Ida D. Wright as vice chairman, effective immediately.

 

Below are the school board meeting dates for 2019.  Regular meetings are generally scheduled on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.  The months of March, July and December have one meeting each.  The first meeting of each month will feature a workshop, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the regular meeting beginning at 3:30 p.m., and the second meeting of the month will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the board room at the DeLand Administrative Complex, 200 N. Clara Ave., DeLand, unless otherwise noted.  Dates and times of school board meetings are subject to change.

 

 

Meeting Date                        Notes

January 15                               10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

January 29                               5:30 p.m.

February 12                            10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

February 26                             5:30 p.m.

March 12                                 10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

March 26                                  5:30 p.m.

April 9                                       8:30 a.m. Charter Application Review/3:30 Regular Meeting*

April 30                                     8:30 a.m. Charter Application Review/3:30 Regular Meeting*

May 14                                      10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

May 28                                       5:30 p.m.

June 6                                         9 a.m. Workshop/Work Session

June 11                                       10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

June 25                                       5:30 p.m.

July 23                                         5:30 p.m.

August​ 28 (Wednesday)           1:30 p.m. Workshop/5:30 Regular Meeting

September 10                            10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

September 24                            5:30 p.m.

October 8                                   10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

October 29                                 5:30 p.m.

November 12                            10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

November 19                             9 a.m. Organizational Meeting

December 10                              10 a.m. Workshop/3:30 Regular Meeting

 

*If there are no charter applications to review, these meetings will have a workshop beginning at 10 a.m. followed by the regular meeting at 3:30 p.m.