Board of Education

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Avondale Board of Education

The Avondale Board of Education aims to ensure a quality education for every student within the Avondale School District. The Board of Education consists of members working hard to establish goals, strategies, and achievement-driven actions through meetings and strategic planning.

The public is encouraged to attend Board of Education meetings, as our community's input on education matters is incredibly valuable to our district. During each meeting, time is set aside for community members to address the Board with questions, opinions, and ideas to improve the educational opportunities and experiences of our students.

Mission Statement

The Avondale School District, will cultivate innovation, foster strong relationships, and engage ALL students in real-world experiences to inspire and empower tomorrow's leaders and responsible citizens.

Vision Statement

The Avondale School District, in partnership with the community, prepares ALL students to be lifelong learners and to achieve success in a globalized society.

Purpose Statement

The Avondale Board of Education will, through leadership, provide the resources to the Avondale Learning Community, ensuring a quality education resulting in high student achievement.

Values and Norms

Partnerships...

Work as a team
Disagree with ideas and not with people
Are non-judgmental
Work with a positive attitude
Treat others and all situations with respect
Have fun!

Commitment...

Participate (ex: in discussion at the table)
Be prepared and on time
Be fully engaged at meetings (ex: no sidebars)
Make decisions that are research-based & data-driven
Practice ethical behavior
Follow district processes and protocols
Look at issues as a whole (being open-minded)

Communication...

Question & inquire respectfully of other members
Listen with open minds
Ensure what one knows, we all know
Refrain from "grandstanding"
Exercise candor at all times

Avondale Board of Education Members

Terry Lang

Terry Lang

President
Term Expires: 12/31/22

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Chip Tischer

Chip Tischer

Vice President
Term Expires: 12/31/22

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Sean Johnson

Sean Johnson

Secretary
Term Expires: 12/31/22

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David Down

David Down

Treasurer
Term Expires: 12/31/22

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Donearl Johnson

Donearl Johnson

Trustee
Term Expires: 12/31/20

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Wayne Kakuda

Wayne Kakuda

Trustee
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Sid Lockhart

Sid Lockhart

Trustee
Term Expires: 12/31/20

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Board of Education Meetings

The public is invited and encouraged to attend Avondale Board of Education meetings. The Board recognizes the value to school governance of public comment on education matters. During the meeting, there is designated time for the public to address the Board.

Avondale Board of Education meetings are typically held the first and third Monday of the month at 7pm at the Avondale Administration Offices (2940 Waukegan Street, Auburn Hills, MI  48326) or in one of our school buildings. Please see the meeting schedule for the location of specific meetings.

Meeting Dates

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