The Board of School Trustees meets the 1st and 3rd
Tuesday's of the month (unless otherwise noted). Open to the public,
meetings are typically held at the EACS Administration Building Board
Room, located at 1240 State Road 930 East, New Haven, at 6:30 p.m.
Allen County Schools is governed by a seven-member Board of School
Trustees. Board members are elected to alternating four-year terms
during the May primary election. Board members must reside in the East
Allen County Schools District.
the framework of State and Federal laws, and the rules and regulations
of the State Board of Education, the Board has the authority and
responsibility for providing an educational program for students living
within the district. Some general responsibilities of the Board include:
Decide long range direction of the District,
Set policies which direct the programs and govern the use of school property,
Act as an advocate for students and public education;
Create a District vision, mission and goals;
Hire, evaluate, and work as a unified team with the Superintendent;
Establish District priorities through
approval of the annual school budget; and
Monitor student achievement and
approve changes in the academic program.
Superintendent and district staff are responsible for the execution of
these policies and priorities.