Board of Trustees

Welcome Message from the Board of Trustees

Your Bozeman School District #7 Board of Trustees and Leadership Team have worked together to develop the framework for a Long Range Strategic Planning (LRSP) process. This process began with input and dialogue from the Bozeman Schools Education team and community. The LRSP is intended to build a stronger and more vital School District that is widely recognized as delivering outstanding education to our students.

We invite you to review the work of our LRSP at LRSP Annual Report 2012-13, as well as check out our plans for the 2012-13 school year found at LRSP Implementation Framework 2012-13. We are committed to using this plan to provide a world-class education for our students assuring a bright future for our children, community and world.

The Bozeman Public Schools Board of Trustees consists of eight members, seven of which are elected by the voters of Bozeman Elementary District No. 7. One trustee-at-large is elected by the voters of the rural elementary districts to serve with the seven elementary members as the Bozeman High School District No. 7 Board. Each member serves a three-year term without compensation.

The Board of Trustees serves as the agent of the State of Montana, assigned by law, to provide the educational services and facilities for the Bozeman School District. Their purpose is to provide a program of quality education for this community. As such, this Board represents the community in establishing a sound philosophy (as established by the LRSP) for all educational programs and activities, adopting policies for operation of the school program, providing leadership for educational progress, installing adequate methods of evaluation of existing programs, and developing sound financial plans consistent with school needs and community resources.

The Board formulates policy for the realization of the above role and employs professional educators for the administration of the program. The Board hires a Superintendent of Schools to execute its policies.

The public is most welcome to attend Board meetings usually held on the second Monday of each month. Unless otherwise designated, these meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Willson School at 404 West Main Street. Special meetings are called as needed by the Board Chair. For information on specific Board meetings please use this web page for agendas and Board packets.

We hope you enjoy your review of our website and the information provided.

Sincerely,

Wendy Tage Signature

Wendy Tage
Chairman, Board of Trustees