School Board


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.

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.

Board Office

(253) 571-1443

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Reserve Seat for In-Person Meeting

Tacoma Public Schools Board Business Meetings resumed in-person beginning March 11, 2021. 

Some COVID-19 restrictions remain for in-person business meetings: 

All Attendees MUST:

  • Wear a mask at all times. 
  • Remain at least six feet apart during the meeting. 
  • Complete a health survey attesting that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms, have not been exposed to COVID-19 nor are awaiting results of a COVID-19 test. 


Watch Meetings

Tacoma Public Schools board meetings are streamed live right here at 6 p.m. on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of the month.

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Government Relations

Advocating for students with state and federal government.

State Legislative Agenda

Federal Leg. Agenda