Nevada Ed-Watch

The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions
are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.

Clark County School District Board of Trustees 

What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are decision-makers for the school district. Seven members are elected based on district; four are appointed representatives from the four largest municipalities in Clark County (Clark County, City of Las Vegas, City of Henderson, and City of North Las Vegas). They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.

Click here to learn more and see a list of current Trustees.
Click here to find your Trustee District.

How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

Click here for a full list of Trustees meetings and agendas.

Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

Click here to see the meeting agenda.

Watch the meeting playback.

What happened at this meeting?

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (5-1)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Approved the Presentation on Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan – Highly Effective Staff (4-0)

Highlights of the presentation include:

  • 89% of teachers participated in professional learning to enhance teaching and learning, against a target of 100%.
  • 69% of learning strategists and teacher leaders participated in annual professional learning to enhance coaching, against a target of 100%.
  • 98% of school administrators participated in professional learning on continuous school improvement, against a target of 100%.
  • Next steps include providing ongoing professional learning opportunities; working alongside leaders, learning strategists, and educators to refine and enhance districtwide professional learning opportunities; and continuing to engage leaders, learning strategists, and educators in professional learning to strengthen instructional systems and structures.

Explore the presentation in English and the presentation in Spanish.

Trustees Approved the Update on Focus: 2024 Strategic Plan – Graduation Rates (5-0)

District-wide four-year graduation rates for the 2022-23 school year were 81.5%, against a target of 90%. Specific student population graduation rates are detailed in the chart below:

Graph: Clark County School District

Explore the presentation in English and presentation in Spanish.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent on CCSD Regulation 5127- High School Graduation Requirements (5-0)

The amended language aligns with Assembly Bill 241, passed during the 2023 Legislature, which requires each ninth grade student to be enrolled in the College and Career-Ready diploma track, with certain exceptions. A student may opt into the standard diploma track after Grade 9.

The regulation may be considered at a public meeting to be held Thursday, February 8, at 5:00 p.m.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Public Comment

Members of the public shared comments regarding:

  • Site-based school autonomy
  • New educator contracts and pay scale
  • Teacher pathways to leadership roles, teacher recruitment, and teacher pay scales
  • Approved vendors for schools
  • LGBTQ+ youth needs
  • Addressing school-level violence
  • Restorative justice practices

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for January 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

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