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Laura Shafer

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Secretary, Superintendent/ Board of Education

Board of Education

Board Member Donna Miers speaks at a Board meeting while Sam Fuqua and Kathy Gebhardt look on.=

Like all school districts in Colorado, Boulder Valley School District is governed by an elected Board of Education. The Boulder Valley Board of Education has seven members who each represent one of seven different districts throughout the geographical area of BVSD. Each member serves one four-year term per election up to a maximum of two terms or eight years total service.

Kitty Sergeant is sworn in following the election of 2017.

Make a difference in our schools and our community- run for the BVSD Board of Education. In 2019 four seats are up for election.

Agendas & Minutes

Stay updated on upcoming meeting agendas and actions taken by the Board of Education.

The members of the Boulder Valley School District Board of Education pose for a photo.

Our Board of Education is composed of seven elected representatives from the Boulder Valley School District


Meeting Schedule

Agendas are posted by 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to that meeting date.

Go to BoardDocs  to review the starting time, location, agenda and supporting documents for a specific meeting. Videos of meetings after Jan. 1, 2014, are also made available in BoardDocs. Videos of meetings prior to 2014 are available in the website archives. 

2019-20 Board Meeting Schedule

Regular Meetings

Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted, and are open to the public. Meetings are held in the Aspen and Black Diamond meeting rooms at the BVSD Ed Center.

August 13, 2019
Meeting begins at 5 p.m. in executive session
Regular business begins at 6 p.m.

August 27, 2019
September 10, 2019
September 24, 2019
October 8, 2019
October 22, 2019                
November 12, 2019 
December 10, 2019
January 14, 2020
January 28, 2020
February 11, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 10, 2020
April 14, 2020
April 28, 2020
May 12, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 9, 2020
June 23, 2020

Special Meetings

Special meetings of the Board of Education are held the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted, and are open to the public. Meetings are held in PDC meeting rooms at the BVSD Ed Center. 

August 20, 2019                     
September 17, 2019 
October 15, 2019
November 19, 2019 
December 17, 2019 
January 21, 2020 
February 18, 2020 
March 17 2020 
April 21, 2020
May 19, 2020 
June 16, 2020 



The Board of Education will frequently hold a worksession (Special Meeting) prior to a Regular Board Meeting. These worksessions typically begin at 5:00 p.m., and are open to the public.

Watch Board Meetings

BV22 is THE main place to find broadcasts of our Board of Education meetings. The meetings are broadcast live on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 6 p.m. and rebroadcast on Fridays at 6 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Watch BV22

Meeting Video Archive

Past meetings can be viewed in BoardDocs.

Childcare During Board Meetings

In an effort to make it easier to attend and participate in its meetings, the Boulder Valley School District Board of Education now offers free childcare.

Check In
Attendees or presenters may drop off their children up to 30 minutes before the scheduled start of any regular meeting (see Meeting Schedule tab for additional information). A parent or guardian must sign the child in.

Child care will be canceled, if no one shows within 30 minutes of the scheduled start time.

Check Out
Children must be picked up directly following the end of the Board meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and minutes for all Boulder Valley Board of Education meetings since Dec. 12, 2006, are available in BoardDocs, an online system that BVSD uses to collect and distribute board meeting materials. Agendas for upcoming meetings are posted by 4 p.m. on the Friday before that meeting.

To see the agenda for a meeting, go to BoardDocs and select the meeting in which you are interested. If it is not one of the featured meetings that appear first, select the “Meetings” navigation tab to find meetings organized by year. For meetings prior to 2014, select the year and then the Dec. 31 file. When you click to view the agenda, all meetings in that year will appear in the left column.

Public Participation

The public may sign up to speak by calling the Board secretary at 720-561-5114 prior to a scheduled meeting. You may also sign up between 5:30 and 6:00 p.m. on the evening of a meeting.

Public Participation during regular meetings of the Board of Education takes place shortly after each meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. Members of the public may address the Board of Education on agenda and non-agenda items during this portion of the meeting, with agenda speakers first in order of agenda topic.

People who wish to speak are encouraged to sign up by calling the board secretary at 720-561-5114 or signing up in person between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. on the evening of the board meeting, so that speakers can be organized by topic. However, any member of the public who comes to the meeting before the end of public participation may sign up to speak.

The Board recognizes the value of public comment on issues related to the operation of the schools. To ensure that our meeting is conducted in an orderly manner, we ask that persons who address the Board:

  • Confine your comments to matters that are germane to the business of the School District.
  • Speakers on agenda items will be heard first, followed by those speaking to non-agenda items.
  • Limit your presentation to two minutes.
  • If we go over the first hour, public comment will continue at the end of the meeting.
  • Recognize that students often attend or view our meetings.
  • Remarks must be suitable for an audience that includes kindergarten through 12th grade students.
  • The Board President may interrupt, warn or terminate a participant’s statement that is unrelated to the business of the District or inappropriate for K-12 students.