School Board Meetings

Meeting Schedule 2020–21


Meeting Date Meeting Type
Tuesday, July 7, 2020,
6 p.m.
Special Meeting - Citizens Comments on Return to Learning
Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 5 p.m. Work Session
Wednesday, July 15, 2020,  6 p.m. School Board Meeting
Wednesday, July 22, 2020, 6 p.m. Special Closed Session Meeting
Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 4 p.m. Closed Session Meeting - Superintendent's Evaluation
Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 3 p.m. Interviews for Clerk of the School Board
Saturday, August 8, 2020, 9:30 a.m. Professional Development Retreat
Following the professional training session, the School Board will meet briefly in closed session, which is not open to the public.
Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 5 p.m. Special Meeting - Return to Learning, Return to Work plans
Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 6 p.m. School Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 6 p.m. School Board Meeting
Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting
Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6 p.m Work Session 
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting
Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 6 p.m School Board Meeting

 

Citizens Comment Time

Individuals are invited to attend and become informed about the operation of Prince William County Public Schools, or address the Board during Citizens Comment Time. During the school closure, please check the meeting announcement for specific links and instructions on signing up for Citizens Comment Time.

All speakers must provide the School Board Clerk with their address and phone number in order to verify their residency and permit the Clerk to contact them if necessary. Upon request, the Clerk will not release to the general public the address and phone number of the speaker. However, such information may be requested under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Speakers must also identify the issue of public concern upon which they will be speaking. (View Policy 134)


Board Briefs

Board Briefs summarizes the actions taken by the School Board at each meeting. View Board Briefs.

Information & Links

During the current pandemic-related State of Emergency, a public School Board Meeting will be held via hybrid physical/virtual on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Edward L. Kelly Leadership Center, 14715 Bristow Rd., Manassas, VA 20112. Board members and staff have dinner at 4 p.m. and hold a closed session at 5 p.m. prior to the open meeting.

Special meetings or work sessions are called when necessary to conduct school business and are announced in advance on the School Division’s Web site and through local news media.

All School Board meetings, except closed sessions, are open to the public.

Closed sessions are held prior to the public meetings at 5 p.m. and are not open to the public. Items discussed in closed sessions are confined by law to personnel, student matters, acquisitions/disposition of real property, legal, and other specific matters exempted from open sessions under Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act.

While some Board members are expected to physically assemble in the School Board meeting room for the public session, due to the ongoing pandemic, other members of the School Board may participate in the meeting through electronic means during the State of Emergency as permitted by law. School Board Agendas are available online in advance of meetings. Agenda items and materials are subject to change up to the time of the meeting.

Meetings are broadcast live on PWCS-TV (Comcast Channel 18 and Verizon FiOS Channel 36) and can also be viewed live online on the PWCS-TV website. Archived meetings are online on YouTube and online at the PWCS-TV Video On Demand website.

If you would like to sign up to speak either in person or electronically at the meeting, email pwcsclerk@pwcs.edu to be placed on the list to speak. Please provide your address and telephone number for the record. Citizens who wish to speak in person or electronically must sign up with the Clerk by 4 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Those wishing to speak electronically will be provided with a link to register to do so.

Those who do not wish to speak to the Board in person or electronically, but wish to submit a written public statement about the agenda topics, may provide input to the School Board by accessing the Public Statement Form or by sending an email to the Board. Please email the clerk at pwcsclerk@pwcs.edu for the link to the Public Statement Form.

Contact Information

Clerk to the School Board
P.O. Box 389
Manassas, VA 20108
Telephone: 703-791-8709
Email: pwcsclerk@pwcs.edu