Join us at a School Board Meeting

  • The Board of Trustees will meet for a workshop on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Midtown Meeting Center, 15050 N. 5th Street, Coeur d'Alene. There is no public comment opportunity at board workshops. However, you may contact all five board members by emailing trustees@cdaschools.org.

    The workshop will be livestreamed on the District's YouTube channel. A limited number of observers (no more than 10 per the Governor’s Stage 2 order) may view the meeting at Midtown Center Meeting Room, 1505 N. 5th Street, Coeur d’Alene.

    NEW - Board Policy 1207 on Wearing Masks (approved September 2, 2020)

    Medical Verification for Modification to Mask Policy - Printable Form

    Board Statement 9-3-2020 Opening School in Orange/Moderate


    We encourage you to join us at a Coeur d'Alene Public Schools Board meeting or watch from home via live stream on YouTube [www.youtube.com/cdaschools271]. As elected School Board members, we are interested in your concerns and opinions. We encourage public participation in our district and welcome your comments. Email us at trustees@cdaschools.org. 

    Board Meetings Calendar for 2021

    The Board of Trustees of the Coeur d’Alene School District meets regularly the first Monday of each month (unless a holiday).

    • February 1

    • March 1

    • April 5

    • May 3

    • June 7

    • July 12 (second Monday)

    • August 2

    • September 13 (second Monday)

    • October 4

    • November 1

    • December 6

    Generally, the third Monday of the month will be set aside for special meetings, workshops and/or forums as needed. 

    Date(s) in bold are changes from the regular Monday schedule due to holidays, schedule conflicts and school breaks.

    View posted meeting agendas   l  View archive video of past meetings  l  Print the monthly meeting calendar

    The Board of Trustees may call meetings as necessary in accordance with Idaho Code 33-510 and 67-2343. Minutes are posted to the website within 3-4 working days after Board approval, which occurs at the next regularly scheduled board meeting. 

    Public Comment

    If you wish to share your thoughts and suggestions with our board there are several ways you can do this.

    • Address the board during public comment by signing up just prior to the start of the monthly meeting. Please bring six copies of any handouts you may wish to include.
    • Submit written testimony or comment to the Clerk of the Board at ltowne@cdaschools.org.
    • Comment on items published for public review (policies, curriculum, etc). Items up for review are published on our website. 

    Can't Make It? 

    If you cannot attend in person, meetings are streamed live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/c/CdASchools271. They also are broadcast later on CDATV Spectrum Cable Channel 1301. Note that only regular monthly meetings are audio/video recorded, but minutes for special meetings are available.  

    Public Records

    Our district strives to make all records public, unless exempt in accordance with Idaho Code Title 74, Chapter 1, Sections 74-103 and FERPA regulations and guidelines. This information is updated monthly, or as required. All public information must be submitted in accordance with Idaho Code 74-102.
     
    * PLEASE NOTE THAT HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOT PUBLIC RECORDS.  You will need to contact the High School you graduated from and request your transcript. https://www.cdaschools.org/schools
     
    For access to current or previous agendas and minutes, to order audio or video of a regular board meeting, to make a public records request, or for any questions or other assistance, contact Lynn Towne, below.
     
    LYNN TOWNE PICTURE
     
    Clerk of the Board, Lynn Towne
    208.664.8241
    ltowne@cdaschools.org
     
    Lynn Towne began working for Coeur d'Alene School District in 1989.  She worked as the assistant to the Associate Superintendent/Curriculum Director and as acting clerk until being appointed Clerk of the Board in 2006. 
     
    Lynn is a consultant for the Idaho School Boards Association specializing in training for new Board Clerks.  She is also a Past President of Idaho Association of Educational Office Professionals.