Dinwiddie County School Board
Meeting Dates

Dinwiddie County Public School: Deep Roots, Great Heights, BoardDocs (A Diligent Brand)

Note: Any changes in Board meeting times or dates will be posted on our official BoardDocs site (for the direct link to 2022 Meeting dates, click here).


Dinwiddie County School Board Code of Ethics

As a member of my local school board, I will strive to be an advocate for students and to improve public education, and, to that end:

  1. I will have integrity in all matters and support the full development of all children and the welfare of the community, Commonwealth and Nation.
  2. I will attend scheduled board meetings.
  3. I will come to board meetings informed concerning the issues under consideration.
  4. I will make policy decisions based on the available facts and appropriate public input.
  5. I will delegate authority for the administration of the schools to the superintendent, and establish a process for accountability of administrators.
  6. I will encourage individual board member expression of opinion and establish an open, two-way communication process with all segments of the community.
  7. I will communicate, in accordance with board polices, public reaction and opinion regarding board policies and school programs to the full board and superintendent.
  8. I will bring about desired changes through legal and ethical procedures, upholding and enforcing all laws, state regulations, and court orders pertaining to schools.
  9. I will refrain from using the board position for personal or partisan gain and avoid any conflict of interest or the appearance of impropriety.
  10. I will respect the confidentiality of privileged information and make no individual decisions or commitments that might compromise the board or administration.
  11. I will be informed about current educational issues through individual study and participation in appropriate programs, such as those sponsored by my state and national school boards associations.
  12. I will always remember that the foremost concern of the board is to improve and enhance the teaching and learning experience for all students in the public schools of Virginia.

Therefore, I will always strive to demonstrate appropriate behavior/conduct as a public School Board Member.