Under a policy governance model, the school board conducts “linkages” as a way to connect with and listen to families and the community. Please click here for a summary of policy governance and linkages.


2016-17 School Year

Meeting dates and times are set by working with each group and topics are subject to change. Dates and topics for 2016-17 will be posted when they are scheduled.

October 26, 2016: Community Linkage with members of the Law Enforcement Community

Board Summary and Minutes, Law Enforcement Professional

January 31, 2017: Community Linkage – Poverty in our Schools

Board Summary and Minutes, Poverty in our Schools

April 19, 2017: Community Linkage – Visual & Performing Arts in our Schools

Board Summary and Minutes, Visual & Performing Arts in our Schools

May 17, 2017: Community Linkage with members of the LGTQA+ Community

Board Summary and Minutes, Connecting with our LGTQA+ Community


2015-16 School Year

December 9, 2015

Board Summary and Minutes, Community Health Providers

March 30, 2016

Board Summary and Minutes, Higher Education Professionals

June 14, 2016

Board Summary and Minutes, Behavioral Health Professionals


2014-15 School Year

October 23, 2014

Board Summary and Minutes: Club Sports

January 22, 2015

Board Summary and Minutes: Faith Based Community

April 23, 2015

Board Summary and Minutes: Neighborhood Associations


2013-14 School Year

September 26, 2013

Board Summary and Minutes: Special Education

October 24, 2013

Board Summary and Minutes: English Language Learner Program

January 30, 2014

Board Summary and Minutes: LGBTQA Community 

March 27, 2014 

Board Summary and Minutes: Connecting with Senior Citizens

May 28, 2014

Board Summary and Minutes: Connecting with Senior Students


2012–13 School Year

September 27, 2012

Board Summary: Connecting with Families of Highly Capable Learners
Minutes

Postponed: Originally scheduled for October 25, 2012 –Neighborhood Association Leaders

January 24, 2013

Board Summary: Bellingham Mayor and City Council
Minutes

May 3, 2013

Board Summary: Connecting with Homeschooled Families
Minutes


2011–12 School Year

March 8, 2012

Board Summary: Connecting with Employee Groups
Minutes

January 26, 2012

Board Summary: Connecting with Service and Nonprofit Organization Leaders
Minutes

November 3, 2011

Board Summary: Connecting with Business Leaders
Minutes

October 6, 2011

Board Summary: Connecting with Parent Organization Leaders
Minutes


2010–11 School Year

May 12, 2011

Board SummaryConnecting with Our Latino Families
Minutes

February 24, 2011

Board SummaryEarly Childhood Education
Minutes

November 16, 2010

Board SummaryAcademic Achievement Related to Elementary School Program and Schedules
Minutes