Due to COVID-19 guidance from state and local public health officials regarding minimizing the risk of community spread of the Coronavirus, the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of School Commissioners has made several changes to the September Board meetings.
The Agenda Review Session, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22, has been canceled. The Board Action Session, scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m., will take place in person in the boardroom at the John Morton-Finney Center for Educational Services, 120 E. Walnut St.
The meeting is open to the public. However, the following safety measures will be strictly enforced:
- Limit of 50 people, including Board members, essential IPS staff, and the public.
- Public comment will only be accepted electronically through the online portal.
- Social distancing seating arrangements.
- Mandatory face masks, except for Board members or anyone presenting.
Those attending the meeting must provide their own face masks.
Thursday’s meeting will be livestreamed online for the media and public through the district’s website at www.myips.org.
The meeting will also be streamed on the district’s Facebook page. You do not have to have a Facebook account to watch.
Due to limited seating, registration for public attendance is required. Click HERE to register.
Written public comment will be accepted through Thursday, Sept. 24, at 3 p.m. using the online portal linked HERE. Submitted public comment will be distributed to the Board and IPS administration daily. All received comments will be made available to the media and posted to Board Docs before the start of the meeting.
The Agenda Review session was canceled so that members of the IPS executive leadership team can participate in an interactive Parent Institute to ensure families understand the district’s Return to In-Person Learning Plan.The event, which includes a Q&A session, will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, on Zoom. Families can register for the event HERE.