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Board of Education

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The Rockdale County Board of Education is composed of seven members who serve four-year terms. Board members are elected to non-partisan seats and are charged with making all major decisions regarding system policy, curriculum, expenditures, and facilities and construction.

Vision for Public Education in Georgia
At their regular meeting in March 2011, the Board adopted a resolution declaring their support of the work of the Vision Project, a partnership between the Georgia School Boards Association and the Georgia School Superintendents Association working to improve the education culture in the state of Georgia.

Board Meetings
The Board of Education meets in work session on the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. and regular session on the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. These meetings are open to the public and are held at the Administrative Offices, 960 Pine Street NE, Conyers, Georgia. Notices of all meetings are posted at the main entrances of the Central Office and also appear in the local newspaper. Click here for Board Meeting Schedule or go to the bottom of this page.

The Board reserves the right to hold the above-referenced meetings via web teleconference because of the COVID-19 pandemic and/or other emergency conditions that involve public health and safety or the preservation of property or public service. If the meetings are held via web teleconference, visit for simultaneous access to the web teleconference-only sessions.

To view the published agendas, visit Click on “Meetings” at the top of the page. The meeting page lists all school board meetings. Click on the “Meeting Title” to see the agenda for the meeting. To access the live meetings and for information on public comments and more, visit

Board Meeting Agendas
Agendas for all Board of Education work sessions and regular sessions are available to the public through eBoardSolutions. Agendas are typically posted at the meeting site the day before the meeting. Click here for eBoardSolutions.

Board Meeting Rules of Conduct
CLICK HERE for Rules of Conduct at Rockdale County Board of Education meetings.

Citizen Participation
Visitors to Board meetings who wish to address the Board may do so by completing a form which is available before the start of any regularly scheduled meeting. Visitors' comments should be brief (3 minutes) and to the point. Criticism of school system personnel is not appropriate at public Board meetings.

Board Policy
CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date policies of the Rockdale County Board of Education.

Board Members
CLICK HERE for information on the seven members who serve on the Rockdale County school board.

Board Duties
The Board acts officially only as a group. No one acts in the name of the Board except when authorized by the Board at large to do so. Additionally, it is the Board's responsibility to:

•  Provide tax monies for maintenance and operation of the schools
•  Submit bond issues to be voted on by the people of the district.
•  Appoint the Superintendent as its chief executive officer.

Exemplary Board Status
The Rockdale County Board of Education has been recognized by the Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) as an Exemplary Board. In order to receive this recognition, the Board had to comply with the GSBA Standards for Local Boards of Education, which includes meeting strict requirements in several areas. Visit to learn more about the program.

Superintendent's Duties
The Superintendent is appointed by the Board and functions as the chief executive officer to administer the operation of the schools and oversee the implementation of Board policies. The Superintendent is also an advisor in keeping the Board informed of the operation and progress of the various programs of the schools. The Superintendent is available to the Board as a professional resource; and the Superintendent's recommendations normally precede Board action on questions relating to the operations, staffing, and financing of the various programs of the schools.

Rockdale County Board of Education Meeting Schedule
All monthly work sessions will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the Board Room at the Administrative Office Complex, 960 Pine Street NE, Conyers, Georgia.

All monthly regular sessions will begin at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Board Room at the Administrative Office Complex, 960 Pine Street, Conyers, Georgia. Schedule listed below or click here for Meeting Schedule.

*If necessary, the May 16, 2024 regular session may be held in a school auditorium to be announced at a later date.

**This schedule follows the Board of Education’s protocol for holding a work session on the second Thursday of each month, followed by a regular session on the third Thursday of each month—except for July 2024.

→ In July 2024, Superintendent Dr. Oatts will attend the AASA Advocacy Conference as part of the GSSA Senior Executive Leadership Program July 7-11, 2024, which requires moving the work session to July 18, 2024 and the regular session to July 25, 2024.

***In accordance with Board Policy BC, Board Meetings, the Board will proactively approve and publicize the first regular meeting for January 2025.

Rockdale County Board of Education 2024 Meeting Schedule 

January 11, 2024 Work Session
January 18, 2024 Regular Session
February 8, 2024 Work Session
February 15, 2024 Regular Session
March 14, 2024 Work Session
March 21, 2024 Regular Session
April 11, 2024 Work Session
April 18, 2024 Regular Session
May 9, 2024 Work Session
May 16, 2024 Regular Session
June 13, 2024 Work Session
June 20, 2024 Regular Session
July 18, 20242 Work Session
July 25, 20243 Regular Session
August 8, 2024 Work Session
August 15, 2024 Regular Session
September 12, 2024 Work Session
September 19, 2024 Regular Session
October 10, 2024 Work Session
October 17, 2024 Regular Session
November 14, 2024 Work Session
November 21, 2024 Regular Session
December 12, 2024 Work Session
December 19, 2024 Regular Session
January 9, 2025 Work Session

Click here for Board of Education Meeting Schedule.