In an effort to protect our community and our school officials from the spread of the coronavirus, the Barberton Board of Education will hold the Board of Education Meeting will be virtually using online video conferencing tools in accordance with the guidelines in H.B. 404. Meeting time is 5:30 pm. Dates of meetings through June are:
February 24, 2021
March 24, 2021
April 28, 2021
May 26, 2021
June 30, 2021
The meeting will be streamed live at:
The link will be on Barberton City Schools’ website which allows the public to attend virtually.
Public participation will be removed from the Board of Education’s agenda in accordance with Board Policy 0169.1. The public may submit comments or questions via email to [email protected] by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 before the meeting. We will need your name and address in the email. Questions may be addressed during the virtual meeting or on a later date when district staff is able to provide the necessary information.
“Due to the unprecedented state of emergency we are in, the Board of Education wants to act with a great deal of caution while still carrying out the official business of the District, we will follow the guidelines in House Bill 404 that allow for a virtual meeting while also streaming it live to the public.
In no way do we want to minimize or prohibit the public’s participation in or engagement with our meetings. We remain committed to transparency in our operations, and we look forward to re-establishing the standard procedures for our meetings. The use of technology to hold our meetings virtually allows the Board of Education to conduct its business while complying with guidance from the CDC and public health officials to protect the health and safety of the public, staff and board members.” Board of Education President, Dave Polacek.