• Board of Education

    East Ramapo is governed by a Board of Education composed of nine members elected by the community, each for a term of three years. The Board is responsible for the scope, depth and quality of education in the district.  It is the policy making body for the school district. Individuals who serve on the Board receive no salary for their service provided to the community. Voting for school board representatives takes place on the same day as the annual school budget vote.

    As elected officials they

    • Select a Superintendent of Schools as the chief executive officer of the District
    • Adopt goals and objectives
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of district programs and services
    • Establish policies for the operation of the district
    • Appoint professional and non-certificated personnel and set salaries
    • Develop a budget consistent with educational needs and community resources
    • Levy taxes
    • Set educational policy
    • Approve the appointment of all school district personnel and contracts
    • Communicate the progress and needs of the District to the community, educational governing boards and legislators

    Click here to view 2023-24 Board Meeting Dates