The Lake Oswego School Board is the elected governing body of the school district. Its five volunteer members serve four-year terms and are charged with the following responsibilities:
- School board members make the decisions and establish policies, charting direction of our schools.
- They represent the Lake Oswego community by providing local control and instilling community priorities in our public schools.
- They establish and oversee the administration of an $80 million budget each year.
- They serve as the board of directors for an institution with 7,000 students and 750 employees.
- They have the ultimate responsibility for the successful education of our children.
School Board Meeting Access
All regular, special and emergency meetings of the Board will be open to the public except as provided by law. Access to and the ability to attend all meetings (excluding executive session) by telephone, video or other electronic or virtual means will be made available when reasonably possible. All meetings will be conducted in compliance with state and federal statutes. Information on how to give or submit public comment is posted on the district’s website.If requested to do so at least 48 hours before a meeting held in public, the Board shall make a good faith effort to provide an interpreter for hearing-impaired persons. Other appropriate auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request and appropriate advance notice. If requested to do so at least 72 hours before a meeting held in public, the Board will make a reasonable effort to provide translation services.Individuals requesting accommodations to attend, view or listen to School Board meetings should contact Kelli Cranston, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and School Board, at 503-534-2301 or firstname.lastname@example.org.