School Board


Interacting with the Board of Directors

School board members encourage public participation. Your input is appreciated. Find more information about interacting with the Board of Directors, including how to email, call, or provide a verbal or written comment.

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Your Elected School Board​

2016 National Urban School Board of Excellence Award Winner
Tacoma Public Schools Board of Directors received the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) Award for Urban School Board Excellence in 2016.  The award was created to recognize the leadership of urban school districts where effective school board governance has an impact on student achievement. Tacoma was recognized as more than demonstrating its leadership in reshaping the academic program and the success of its students.

2023 - 2022 - 2021 - 2020 - 2019 - 2018 - 2016 - 2014 Washington Board of Distinction
Tacoma Public Schools Board of Directors has been recognized as a Board of Distinction by the Washington State School Directors Association (WSSDA) for demonstrating high levels of leadership and governance that promote district and student performance.

Group Photo of TPS Board for recognition as a 2023 WSSDA Board of Distinction













Board of Distinction, Board Award


















Board Office

(253) 571-1443

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Do you have a question or comment for the School Board? Please allow at least two (2) business days for a response.

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Meeting Agenda Subscription

Subscribe to Board Meeting agendas, along with alerts when there are updates. 

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Watch Meetings Live

Tacoma Public Schools board meetings are streamed live at 6 p.m. on the 2nd, 3rd (as needed) and 4th Thursdays of the month at either link below. Board business meetings will no longer stream on Facebook.



Government Relations

Advocating for students with state and federal government.

State Legislative Agenda

Federal Leg. Agenda