School Board

Bellevue School District Board

Five community members make up the Bellevue School District’s Board of Directors, one from each of the five geographical districts. The board members are elected to their posts by registered voters for terms of four years.

The School Board has fundamental governance responsibilities that fall into four major areas:

  • vision
  • accountability
  • structure
  • advocacy

Although it provides overall governance of the district, the Board employs and empowers a professional staff of administrators led by a strong superintendent of schools to carry out the district’s daily functions and to pursue its short and long range goals. Once a year, typically in December, the board chooses its president, vice president, liaison to the Bellevue Schools Foundation, legislative liaison, liaison to the City of Bellevue's Youth Link board, and a representative to hear disciplinary appeals.

Board Meeting Information

The regular meetings of the Board of Directors will be held at least once a month, according to a yearly schedule adopted in advance by the Board. Adjustments may be made to the schedule as long as they are posted at least two weeks in advance.

Audio is recorded at the Board Meetings. At Board meetings, complaints about specific personnel will not be heard in open session.

Special Meeting Dates

Special Meetings are announced within 24 hours of being held.  They are called by the board president, or by a majority of the board, and are typically held to deal with emergencies, study sessions that are not regularly scheduled, board retreats and school visits.*

March 12, 2015      7:30am -10:30am Ardmore Elementary             School Board Visit
April 16, 2015         7:30am -10:30am Bennett Elementary               School Board Visit
May 12, 2015         4:00pm - 9:00pm ESC Room 200                     School Board Retreat
May 14, 2015         7:30am -10:30am Clyde Hill Elementary            School Board Visit
June 5, 2015          7:30am - 10:30am Eastgate Elementary             School Board Visit 

*During the school year our Board of Directors regularly visit our schools on a rotating basis to meet with the staff and community, observe classrooms and activities, etc

Contact Us

You can contact all members of the board by emailing

Calls can be directed to the Board's administrative assistant at 425-456-4172

Regular Meeting Dates

Meetings begin at 4:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Board meetings are held at:
WISC Rainier Room
12241 Main Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

  • April 7, 2015 Rescheduled to April 14, 2015
  • April 21, 2015
  • May 5, 2015   NOTE:  Location Change to ESC 200
  • May 19, 2015
  • June 2, 2015
  • June 16, 2015 Rescheduled to June 23, 2015


Contact Us

12111 NE 1st Street
Bellevue, WA 98005

District Office:
(425) 456-4000

Office Hours:
8:00 am - 4:30 pm