Virtual School Board Meetings During the COVID-19 School Closure
At this time, in-person School Board Meetings, Work Sessions and Advisory Committee Meetings have been cancelled through June 10, 2020. Some agenda items from cancelled School Board Meetings may be published as Board Briefs.
During the ACPS school closure, the School Board will hold online Special Called Board Meetings each Friday at 12:00 p.m.
In accordance with Va. Code § 2.2-3708.2(A)(3) and Acts of Assembly Chap. 1283 § 4-0.01(g), virtual meetings held during the State of Emergency are limited to:
- addressing the public health emergency declared by Governor Northam on March 12, 2020 (Va. Code § 44-146.17); and
- business that is necessary to continue school division operations and to discharge the School Board's lawful purposes, duties, and responsibilities.
Notice of any virtual School Board Meetings will be posted on the ACPS Calendar and agendas will be posted below. Efforts will be made to broadcast virtual meetings live, and the minutes and video recordings for these meetings will be posted on this page and the Watch Meetings page.
For more information, please contact the Clerk of the Board at email@example.com.
Public Comment at Virtual School Board Meetings
While the COVID-19 State of Emergency remains in effect, Virtual School Board Meetings will be held instead of in-person Board Meetings.
Comments for the School Board may be provided in the following ways:
Online, written comments to be publicly posted:
If you wish to provide comments to be posted on a Virtual School Board Meeting Agenda, use this form. Comments received by Thursday at noon 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 this form. Emails are not posted publicly.
Written comments submitted via U.S. Mail to be publicly posted:
Hand-written comments may be mailed to: Alexandria City School Board, 1340 Braddock Place, Suite 610, Alexandria, VA 22314
Comments submitted via telephone:
Please submit any verbal comments by leaving a message at 703-619-8316.
Note: All correspondence to the School Board and school officials is subject to disclosure under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act with some exceptions.
For more information on contacting Board Members, please visit the Contact the School Board page.
School Board Meetings
School Board Meetings are normally held twice a month on Thursdays during the school year in the School Board Meeting Room located at 1340 Braddock Place, Alexandria. Board meetings are televised in Alexandria on ACPS-TV, cable channel 71 and on the ACPS website.
Parking for monthly School Board Meetings is free in the underground parking garage beginning at 6:00 p.m., however, work sessions and other events held at central office are not free. More information about parking availability at 1340 Braddock Place is available on the ACPS website.
Submit Public Comments for Virtual Special Called School Board Meetings
Public Comments will be posted to the Public Comments agenda item on each Virtual Special Called School Board Meeting held on Friday at noon. The deadline for submission will be Thursday at noon before each meeting. Submissions received after this deadline will be posted on the next Virtual Special Called School Board Meeting agenda. Please click on the link below to access the form. For more information on contacting Board Members, please visit the Contact the School Board page.
Meeting Agendas and Documents