MMSD Board of Education 2015The Madison Board of Education is a seven-member policymaking body. Members are elected in April to serve staggered three-year terms in office. 

Board of Education duties:

  • Establish policies for the Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Approve and oversee the school district budget
  • Serve as good stewards of taxpayer funds, and levy taxes as needed
  • Hire and supervise the Superintendent of Schools
  • Establish board committees and vote on board executives
  • Lobbying lawmakers and advocating on behalf of the Madison schools
  • Representing constituents, soliciting input on key decisions and listening to concerns and needs of the community

Board of Education meetings are held on Monday nights. Regular monthly meetings of the board are typically held on the last Monday of the month beginning at 6pm in the McDaniel's Auditorium in the Doyle Administration Building. See the board calendar for specific dates and times. Board meetings are streamed live on the internet. For additional information contact Barbara Lehman, Secretary of the Board of Education. 

To reach all seven board members, please use the following group e-mail address: board@madison.k12.wi.us

Board Meeting Agendas and Materials

All documents and calendars related to the Madison Board of Education are managed by Board Docs document management system.
There are five tabs —FEATURED, MEETINGS, POLICIES, LIBRARY, SEARCH.
Linked here is a brief summary of how to use that system.  


Or you can enter directly - 
Go to BoardDocs ›


Archives of Meeting Notices
 (Note: This archive includes meeting materials before June 30, 2014)
Video Archives of Board of Education Meeting (Note:  Video archives are maintained for a period of 2 years)


Please call or e-mail Barb Lehman if you need any help:
608-663-1659
blehman@madison.k12.wi.us