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Call for Nominations: Board of Education Award for Accomplishment

The Washingtonville Central School District is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the annual Board of Education Awards for Accomplishment

The Washingtonville Central School District is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the annual Board of Education Awards for Accomplishment.

The purpose of these awards is to recognize those members of the staff, student body or resident volunteers who accept demanding challenges by setting new and higher standards in achieving the school district’s mission, goals and objectives. Through this award, the Board of Education recognizes outstanding service or accomplishment.

At the business meeting on May 18, 2020 in the High School Auditorium, the Board of Education will recognize outstanding individuals or groups who made important, school-related contributions. The award consists of an inscribed plaque, Board resolution and a reception following the presentation ceremony.

All members of the staff, students or other citizens are invited to submit a nomination of a person or organization for the Board’s consideration. All nominations should be forwarded to the Superintendent no later than Friday, April 24, 2020.


Dr. Larry Washington

Click here for the Nomination Form 


A Board of Education meeting is a meeting of the trustees of your school district for the lawful transaction of the business of the district. It must be conducted in a specified manner because State laws and regulations require certain formal actions and the following of certain procedures. Board members, as elected officials, must make sure that they complete all transactions required from them at each meeting as indicated in the meeting agenda.

Official business can be transacted by the Board only at Regular (Business) or Special Meetings, all of which are open to the public. Closed Executive Sessions may be held only for purposes designated by law, such as negotiations, property acquisitions, personnel or legal matters.

Work Session and Regular or Business meetings at 7:00 PM unless otherwise announced. These meetings are subject to change. Please check this website for updates or changes to the meeting schedule. Announcements of meetings will also be made in the Orange County Post. All meetings are open to the public except for Executive Sessions.

2020-21 Board of Education Meeting Schedule 

Work Sessions and Regular Business Meetings begin at 7 p.m.

Occasions may arise that necessitate calling a Special Meeting of the Board.

Special Meetings will be announced as soon as possible.

**Meeting locations are TBD - Meeting locations will be determined due to COVID-19.   Please check the District website for updates**

July 2020

Monday, July 13: Reorganization/Regular Meeting via Google Meet

August 2020

Monday, August 11: Business Meeting via Google Meet

Monday, August 24: Business Meeting

September 2020

Monday, September 14: Work Session

Monday, September 21: Business Meeting

October 2020

Tuesday, October 13: Work Session

Monday, October 19: Business Meeting

November 2020

Monday, November 16: Work Session

Monday, November 23: Business Meeting

December 2020

Monday, December 14: Work Session

Monday, December 21: Business Meeting

December 24 – January 1 Winter Recess

January 2021

Tuesday, January 19: Work Session

Monday, January 25: Business Meeting

February 2021

Monday, February 22: Work Session/Business Meeting                                

March 2021

Monday, March 15: Work Session (Budget Meeting #1)

Monday, March 22: Business Meeting (Budget Meeting #2)

March 29-April 5 Spring Recess

April 2021

Monday, April 12: Work Session (Budget Meeting #3)

Thursday, April 22: Business Meeting – BOCES VOTE

 May 2021

Monday, May 10: Work Session (Budget Hearing)

Monday, May 17: Business Meeting

Tuesday, May 18: Budget Vote Meeting*

 June 2021

Monday, June 14: Work Session

Monday, June 21: Business Meeting

July 2021

Monday, July 12: Business Meeting/Reorganization Meeting

* Additional meeting added May 18, 2021 for the Budget Vote - Approved 9-1-20




Student Success - To support and promote student success and achievement by creating college
and career readiness. We need to attract and support a highly qualified and diverse staff that is
student-centered, enthusiastic and committed to professional excellence. Form and support
meaningful partnerships with business, higher education, and community organizations which
benefit our students, teachers, and school district community.


Safe/Supportive Learning Environment - We will engage students, staff, parents, agencies, and
other community members to ensure a safe, civil, inclusive, healthy and intellectually stimulating
learning atmosphere within all District buildings to provide a network of services, supports, and
activities that promote a safe environment where students are drug and alcohol free and safe from
bullying and violence.


Budget - To present and promote a budget that maximizes opportunities for students while
controlling costs for district taxpayers, mindful of the state tax cap levy and the impact of all state
mandates. We must also continue to work with our partners in advocacy OCSBA and NYSSBA, and
also individually with our local politicians for equitable, adequate, sustainable and predictable
foundation aid.


Communication - We must effectively and transparently communicate with all district stakeholders.
We must use all avenues of communication, the district web page, and any other avenues at our
disposal. We need to create an environment of mutual respect and cooperation to facilitate open,
two-way communication with parents, businesses and our community.


Facilities - In the interest of good stewardship, and executing our fiduciary responsibilities to the
District and all its stakeholders, we will continue to encourage the ongoing maintenance and upkeep
of all of our facilities. We will continue to work with the facilities committee, and the building condition
survey to best serve the needs of all district stakeholders.

Adopted by the Board of Education: January 21, 2020