There are eight members that make up the Orange County School Board. Seven are elected from the single district which they represent, where each must reside in that district; and one is elected county wide and serves as the chairman of the school board.
Members are elected for four-year terms. Four are elected at the time of the presidential election, and four, including the chairman, at the time of the gubernatorial election.
School board Meetings
School board meetings usually are held twice a month on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. All meetings are held in the School Board Meeting Room of the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center, 445 W. Amelia St., in downtown Orlando.
Meetings are held in the School Board Meeting Room on the 1st floor of the Ronald Blocker Educational Leadership Center, 445 West Amelia Street, in downtown Orlando. All meetings are also recorded and posted online.
School board members have authority only when the board meets in official session and a quorum is present. The board is responsible for setting policy and meeting requirements set by the Florida Legislature and State Board of Education Rules.
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