The Springfield School Board is comprised of five elected members serving four-year terms. Every year, the board elects their chair and vice chair. Board members are community volunteers and do not receive compensation for their work. The school board is the policy-making body of our school district. It is responsible for providing and education program for ths students living within the Springfield district boundaries. 

To accomplish this role, the Board: 
  • Determines the long-range direction of the school district
  • Establishes policies that direct the instructional and support programs
  • Employs and evaluates the superintendent
  • Approves the annual budget
  • Calls elections on bond proposals
  • Approves negotiated contracts with employee associations
Public Comment Information

The Springfield Public Schools Board of Directors desires to hear from the community they serve and sets aside 20 minutes for oral public comment during their regular business meetings. 

Members of the community are invited to provide public comment, in-person, virtually, or via written submissions.

Oral Comments – In-person, or virtually:

To sign up to speak to the school board during their regularly scheduled business meeting, please send your request to Clearly label the subject line as:  “Oral Public Comment Request” and include full name, address, phone number, agenda item or topic. Submissions will be collected the Thursday before the meeting date, once public meeting notice has been made, and will remain open until 12:00 pm on the day of the meeting.

Oral public comment is limited to 3 minutes per person and is scheduled for 20 minutes on the agenda. Due to time limitations not all speakers may be selected to provide oral comment during the board meeting. 

Written Comment:

To submit written public comment, send your materials to by 12:00 pm the day of the meeting. Clearly label the subject line as “Written Public Comment.”  All written comments submitted by the 12:00 pm deadline on the day of the meeting will be provided to the board for their review and posted to the district website by 4:00 pm on the day of the board meeting.​

Notice of Public Meetings
To find out when meetings are scheduled:To contact the school board outside of public comment please feel free to use the form below and a member of the board, or district staff will assist you in a timely manner.
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