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Speak at a School Board Meeting

Public Comments for School Board Meetings may be provided in the following ways:

Public Comments at Regular School Board Meetings

The School Board recently amended policy BDDH and regulation BDDH-R which revised procedures for speaking at School Board Meetings. 

Use the Public Comments for School Board Meetings form to sign up to give public comments in-person, through Zoom or to provide written comments for posting to the agenda.

The deadline sign up to speak at Board Meetings using the online form is noon, one day prior to the meeting. After that deadline has passed, there are 5 slots reserved for speakers in which they may appear in-person in the School Board Meeting Room between 5:45 and 6:15 p.m. to sign up for one of those available slots.

Public Hearing Comments on Specific Topics

Public Hearings are for the purpose of receiving public comments on specific topics. Only comments related to the public hearing will be heard. To sign up to speak at a specific public hearing, or to submit written comments on the public hearing topic, follow the link in the public hearing listing on the ACPS Calendar.

Online, Written Public Comments to be publicly posted

If you wish to provide written public comments to be posted on a School Board Meeting Agenda, use the Public Comments for School Board Meetings form. Comments received by noon on the day prior to the meeting will be posted for the next day's meeting. Comments received past the deadline will be posted for the next meeting.

Email the School Board directly

To email the School Board and Superintendent directly, please complete the School Board Contact Form. Emails are not posted publicly.

Written comments submitted via U.S. Mail to be publicly posted

Written public comments may be mailed to the address listed below and will be posted to the next meeting agenda.

Alexandria City School Board
1340 Braddock Place, Suite 610
Alexandria, VA 22314

Note: All correspondence to the School Board and school officials is subject to disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) with some exceptions.

For more information on contacting Board Members, please visit the Contact the School Board page.