The 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 addtional information contact Barbara Lehman, Secretary of the Board of Education. To reach all seven board members, please use the following group e-mail address:


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