The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.
Clark County School District Board of Trustees
What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.
How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).
Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.
Friday, February 18, 2022
Clark County School District Board of Trustees Special Meeting
What happened at this meeting?
Public Comment #1 on Non-Agenda Items
There was no public comment on this agenda item.
Trustees Approved a Request for School Safety Agenda Item (4-3)
Three Trustees brought forth an agenda item request for an upcoming CCSD board meeting regarding school safety.
The agenda item, for the March 10, 2022 board meeting, will be an informational item to include an overview and briefing on historical data and information on current policies in place regarding school safety, and will include a brief presentation by CCSD staff on those policies. Reference materials will include data from a recent Freedom of Information Act request from a local news entity, as well as the number of violent incidents at CCSD in the last month.
The Trustees also discussed reconvening to review additional possible community engagement opportunities regarding the topic of school safety.
Explore the agenda item request here.
Public Comment #2 on Non-Agenda Items
Members of the public shared comments on this item regarding:
- Mental health resources available for parents, children, and families
Next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for February 24, 2022 @ 5pm.