The Athens City Schools Board of Education operates the System and manages for its annual budget. The six-member School Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Locations for each meeting can be found on the annual schedule of meetings.
Congratulations to Mike Bevins, chairman of the Athens City Schools School Board, who was named "Man of the Year" by the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber's 67th Annual Banquet on Thursday, January 31, 2013. Bevins is pictured with his wife Kathy.
School Board Appreciation Week took place January 27 - February 2, 2013.
Pictured is School Board Chairman Mike Bevins accepting a proclamation from City Council Member Bo Perkinson by the City of Athens in honor of School Board Appreciation Week.
Do you have an item you would like added to the Athens City Schools' Board meeting agenda?
Athens City Schools' Board policy states that staff members or citizens of the district may suggest items for the agenda.
"For items to be considered on the agenda, they must be received in the director of schools' office five (5) days prior to the scheduled date of the meeting. The person(s) requesting an item on the agenda shall forward any background information to the director of schools' office so that the material will be included in the delivery to the board members prior to the meeting."
The director of schools may be reached at the following address:
Athens City Schools
Tennessee School Boards Association
Tennessee School Board Candidacy FAQ
McMinn County Election Commission
The Daily Post Athenian
National School Boards Association - ESEA Now!
The Center for Public Education - "Back to school: How parent involvement affects student achievement (At a glance)"
› 2012: Mike Bevins is recognized for his more than 25 years of service to the Athens City Schools Board of Education
› 2009: Named a Board of Distinction by the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA)
› 1988: Named the School Board of the Year by the TSBA and the late L.A. “Andy” Walker was named School Board Member of the Year
› Former Board members, Dr. Milnor Jones, Susan Buttram and the late Jim Guffey are all past winners of the C. Hal Henard Distinguished Service Award by the TSBA