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School Board Summary September 12, 2023
The Loudoun County School Board held a meeting at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 12, in the School Board Meeting Room at the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) Administrative Offices, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.
Board Member Attendance
Chair Ian Serotkin: Present
Vice Chair Harris Mahedavi: Present
Jeff Morse: Present
Atoosa Reaser: Present
Tiffany Polifko: Present
John Beatty: Present
Erika Ogedegbe: Present
Brenda Sheridan: Present
Denise Corbo: Absent, but observed the meeting remotely
Loudoun Education Alliance of Families (LEAF) presented the School Board with an update.
The Department of Business and Financial Services presented a School Board Calendar for the Development of the Fiscal Year 2025 Annual Operating Budget.
The Department of Digital Innovation demonstrated a new Electronic Voting Board in the Board Room.
The School Board then went into a Closed session.
Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by VHSL 2022-2023 State Champions from LCPS Spring Sports. The National Anthem was performed by the Park View High School Marching Band.
Student and Staff Recognitions
Inova was recognized for the unique LCPS and Inova Concussion Program Partnership.
The School Board recognized student-athletes from VHSL State Championships during the 2022-2023 School Year – Spring Team Champions.
The One LCPS Spotlight: Catoctin Elementary School - Recognized for Early Literacy and UFLI Foundations in action.
Student School Board Representatives
Caroline Spengler - John Champe High School
Ann Cherian - Freedom High School
Dr. Spence shared a number of updates, including:
His three-phase Forward Together Entry Plan that will take place over the next six months.
Construction continues on Henrietta Lacks ES and Watson Mountain MS with expectations to open for the 2024-2025 school year.
LCPS is piloting its first Middle School Intramural Sports Program.
View the entire report online.
Community members participated in person and virtually to provide the School Board with comments on a range of topics.
The Board addressed one Action Item:
The Loudoun County School Board adopted a proclamation recognizing September 2023 as Attendance Awareness Month.
The Board discussed several information items, including:
From the Curriculum and Instruction Committee: Revisions to Policy 5080, Class Sizes.
From the Department of Support Services: Preliminary 2023-2024 Enrollment Report.
From the Department of Student Services: Bullying Prevention Month Proclamation.
View the entire agenda online.
School Board Comments and Committee Updates
The members provided comments and updates on their committees and activities.
The School Board adopted changes to policy 2440 regarding voting protocols to coincide with the new Electronic Voting system in the Board room.
To view the full Board meeting, visit the LCPS website.
*The summary is provided as a quick reference to School Board meeting activity but does not serve as an official record. Official minutes are posted as soon as available.
Published September 13, 2023