Board of Education

Meetings

Board meetings are generally held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Canajoharie High School.

The first meeting of the month is the board’s business meeting, which is held in public observing the New York State Open Meetings Law and Robert’s Rules of Order.

The second meeting of the month is informational in nature. Presentations are made to the board on various topics, administrators provide updates and board committees report on their activity.

Videos of board meetings can be seen on the district’s YouTube channel.

Upcoming meeting schedule for 2018-19

  • Thursday, August 9, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 27, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 24, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 18, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 9, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 13, 2019, 7 p.m.

Agendas, minutes

Board meeting agendas, minutes and other materials are available to the public through the board’s BoardDocs system.

For materials from prior to Jan. 2017, call the District Office at 518-673-6302.

Addressing the Board of Education

The Board of Education recognizes its responsibility to hear public comment and encourages the public to attend board meetings. Visitors have the opportunity to address the Board of Education during the “public comment” period held at the beginning of each meeting.

If a person would like to address the board, they should notify the District Clerk prior to the start of the meeting at 7 p.m. by signing up before the meeting and checking the box next to their name. If a person knows in advance they would like to address the board, they may contact the district clerk at 518-673-6302 to be included on the agenda.

Comments should not exceed five minutes and should directly relate to school matters.

Send questions, comments and concerns to the Canajoharie Central School District Board of Education and its individual board members via email, 518-673-6302, or:

Canajoharie Central School District
Board of Education
136 Scholastic Way
Canajoharie, NY 13317

2017-18 Meetings

Committees

The Board of Education has five standing committees. The purpose of these committees is to provide counsel and information to the full board. Meetings will be announced as they are scheduled. Meetings will be held in the high school conference room unless otherwise noted.

Buildings & Grounds

This committee works with the administration regarding operation and maintenance issues in and around district buildings. The committee recently led the board’s effort to implement solar power in the district.

Policy

The Policy Committee reviews, revises and creates board policies. These policies provide the framework for district operations. The committee is currently involved in a multi-year review of all district policies.

Finance

The Finance Committee monitors the implementation of the district’s budget and provide counsel during the annual budget development process.

Scholarship

This committee reviews the scholarship parameters and awards each spring. The committee also reviews new scholarship awards.

Transportation

The Transportation Committee works on matters regarding the bus fleet and student transportation.