Meetings

Board of Education

The Newton County Board of Education generally meets twice each month, once in a work session and once in a regularly scheduled meeting. Exceptions occur during the months of April, June, and July, when the Board meets only once. The Board of Education adopts a meeting schedule each January and those dates are published by the Newton County School System Public Relations Department.

Board work sessions and meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. and are open to the public. The Board meets in executive session at 6:00 p.m. prior to each work session and monthly meeting. Executive sessions are not open to the public as they include discussions on potential litigation, personnel issues, and future real estate acquisitions. Other called Board meetings are scheduled as necessary to approve bids, hear appeals, and discuss budget issues and other matters that require immediate Board action. Board members also attend training workshops and district and state meetings throughout the school year.

The Newton County Board of Education was one of the first Boards in the state to be accredited by the Georgia School Boards Association's "Standards for Local Boards of Education." Citizens are encouraged to attend board meetings. All Board of Education meetings are open to the public and the opportunity for public participation is included on the agenda of all regular meetings.

BOE 2020 MEETING SCHEDULE

The Newton County Board of Education has approved the below meeting schedule for 2019. The Board meetings will be held at the Newton County School System Administrative Services building, located at 2109 Newton Drive NE, Covington, Georgia 30014. The meetings will begin promptly at 7:00 PM.

  • January 14, 2020
  • January 21, 2020
  • February 18, 2020
  • February 25, 2020
  • March 10, 2020
  • March 17, 2020
  • April 28, 2020
  • May 12, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • June 9, 2020
  • July 21, 2020
  • August 11, 2020
  • August 18, 2020
  • September 8, 2020
  • September 15, 2020
  • October 20, 2020
  • November 10, 2020
  • November 17, 2020
  • December 8, 2020
  • December 15, 2020
  • January 12, 2021
  • January 19, 2021


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