Next School Board Meeting to be Held at TMCC

FROM THE WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

WCSD Board of Trustees
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees, Photo: Carla O’Day

The next Washoe County School District Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) while its regular board meeting room is equipped with new technology updates.

The meeting will be held in the Student Center at TMCC’s main campus, 7000 Dandini Blvd. in the Red Mountain Building.

Updates to the board meeting room will include screens that make it easier for the public to view board discussions, as well enhanced technology that improves the service and functionality of live steaming videos of board meetings from the school district website.

“Transparency in what we do is of the utmost importance to our Board,” board president Angela Taylor said in a statement. “We hope the improvements will help the public feel more welcome to participate in or view our meetings, whether at home or in person, and gain a better understanding of the issues that are brought to the board.”

Technology updates were funded by e-rate funds, which are federal dollars that school districts can request to use on expenses such as telecommunications services, technology, and internet access.

Updates are scheduled to be complete in time for the next regular board meeting Aug. 22, when meetings will resume at the district administration building, 425 E. Ninth St.

Click here for Tuesday’s agenda: https://www.washoeschools.net/cms/lib/NV01912265/Centricity/Domain/168/2017-08-08%20Agenda.pdf

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