The Board Office assists Board members of the Shelby County Board of Education and its constituency with matters involving the Board of Education and its business. The Board Office also partners with various departments within the District to resolve constituent concerns.
The Board Office manages production of the Board's meeting agendas using the online application BoardDocs. On BoardDocs, the public can access Board committee, Work Session, and/or Business Meeting agendas, documents and videos.
All regular Business Meetings of the Shelby County Board of Education are held at the Francis E. Coe Administration Building, 160 S. Hollywood Street, at 5:30 p.m. on the final Tuesday of each month. Members of the public are invited to speak to the Board at Business Meetings during the Public Comment section of the agenda. The Board holds Work Sessions on Tuesdays one week prior to all regular business meetings.
Time is set aside at each regularly-scheduled Board Business meeting to allow Shelby County residents, businesses/organizations or District employees to address the Board. The sign-up period begins thirty (30) minutes prior to each regular Business and/or Special Called Meeting.
The Board Office assists parents and the community in communicating concerns to Board members. Parents are encouraged to seek resolution at the school level through the appropriate staff member. In addition, Memphis-Shelby County Schools is equipped with Parent Liaisons at the Parent Welcome Center, who are trained to support parents in resolving issues and concerns. The Parent Welcome Center is located at 2687 Avery Avenue, and can be reached at 901-416-5300.