Welcome to Sarasota County School Board
Welcome to the School Board of Sarasota County!
The School Board of Sarasota County sets policy for the school district that advances educational opportunities for all students. Comprised of five members elected county-wide, each School Board member serves four-year terms on an alternating basis and works to advance legislative priorities that best meet the needs of the 53,000 students in the school district. School Board members are also responsible for appointing a school superintendent who directs the day-to-day academic and operational strategies of the school district.
School Board meetings take place twice a month – check out the upcoming calendar for agenda items and opportunities to address the Board during public meetings.
Members of the community are welcome the reach out to School Board members directly to notify them of ideas and feedback pertaining to education in Sarasota County.
Sarasota County Schools Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers and Partners at Annual Celebrate! Awards Ceremony
SARASOTA COUNTY, April 24, 2019 – Sarasota County Schools recently honored its outstanding, individual volunteers, businesses and community partners at the school district’s 2019 Celebrate! awards ceremony.
SARASOTA COUNTY, April 24, 2019 – Sarasota County Schools is encouraging all eligible families to begin enrolling their students in the district’s 2019 Summer Learning Academies. Designed for incoming kindergartners and students rising to 1st through 3rd grade, Summer Learning Academies are academic and enrichment programs that help give children a boost in learning and school readiness during the summer.
Sarasota County Schools Superintendent to Recommend Dismissal of Teacher After Review of Evidence in Investigative Report
SARASOTA COUNTY, April 22, 2019 – After review of an investigative report regarding multiple incidents of inappropriate behavior towards students, and consultation with appropriate staff members, Sarasota County Schools Superintendent, Todd Bowden, has recommended the termination of John Russo, a social studies teacher and athletic director at Brookside Middle School.