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 p.m. Regular Meeting
January 29 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
February 12 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
February 26 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
March 12 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
March 26 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
April 9 8:30 a.m. Charter Application Review, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
April 30 8:30 a.m. Charter Application Review, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
May 14 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
May 28 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
June 6 9 a.m. Workshop/Workshop Session
June 11 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
June 25 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
July 23 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
August 28 (Wednesday) 1:30 p.m. Workshop, 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
September 10 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
September 24 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
October 8 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
October 29 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
November 12 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. Regular Meeting
November 19 9 a.m. Organizational Meeting
December 10 10 a.m. Workshop, 3:30 p.m. 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.