Scheduled meetings

Virtual Board meeting

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 10:30 AM

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8 out of 30 advance registration speaker slots left.

The Chicago Board of Education holds its monthly Board meeting on the fourth Wednesday of every month, unless otherwise noted. November and December are held on the third Wednesday respectively. Members of the public are welcome.

Unless otherwise noted, Chicago Board of Education meetings are held in the Board room, 42 W. Madison Street, Chicago, Illinois, Garden Level.

Advance registration will be open the Monday preceding the Board meeting at 10:30 AM and close Tuesday at 5:00 PM, or until all slots are filled.  Advance registration is available for speakers and observers.

You can advance register via:

  • Online: (recommended)
  • Phone: (773) 553-1600
  • In Person: 1 North Dearborn Street, Suite 950

To ensure equity of access to address the Board, an individual may not speak at two (2) consecutive Board Meetings. In the event an individual registers to speak at a consecutive Board Meeting, the individual will not be called to address the Board.

Although Advance Registration is recommended, you can also register to observe a meeting on the day of a Board Meeting via:

  • Same Day In Person Observer Registration: 42 W. Madison Street lobby 
  • Registration Time: Opens at 10:15 AM and will remain open for the duration of the Board Meeting

Same Day, In-Person Observer Registrations are taken on a first come, first serve basis as seats become available.

The Public Participation segment of the meeting will begin as indicated in the meeting agenda and proceed for no more than 60 registered speakers for the two hours.

Board meetings begin at 10:30 AM, unless otherwise noted.  The public participation segment of the meeting will begin as indicated on the meeting agenda and proceed for no more than 60 speaking slots for up to two hours.

Board meeting participation guidelines

The Chicago Board of Education allocates no more than 60 speaking slots for up to two hours of public participation during each Board meeting. These guidelines shall govern the public participation of a Board meeting. Read the participation guidelines »

Upcoming meetings

Sep 23 Wednesday Virtual Board meeting

Via Electronic Platform, 10:30 AM

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(Prepared in accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act)

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CPS Loop Office
42 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602 (Map + directions)