These opportunities help students learn time management, build self-esteem, and allow them to contribute to their school community in different ways. Board Policies are intended to provide a clear distinction of Board and Superintendent roles. At Eden Prairie Schools, we want each learner to be successful and we know that every child has unique abilities and needs. These expectations are incorporated in the School Board's policies, which are monitored annually to determine if the district is meeting the School Board’s expectations. See below. The Eden Prairie School Board is comprised of seven elected directors who represent, lead, and serve the stakeholders of Eden Prairie Schools. Ask us questions, provide insights, offer ideas and suggestions, and share with us your stories of an Eden Prairie education. Meeting agendas are posted to the website by the Thursday before the meeting, and meeting materials are posted on the website by 9 a.m. the day of the meeting. The School Board is also updated on activities and projects taking place within the district. The League of Women Voters Minnetonka/Eden Prairie/Hopkins is hosting candidate forums. That means we do not need to add preservatives! Information included on this card is your name, address, relationship to the district and topic of public comment. Upfront and fair dealing, Beth Fletcher is passionate about education and Eden Prairie Schools.  (952) 303-2646 Group Email: If you wish to communicate with the entire Board, please email: Public Meetings: The Board meets monthly to conduct business and provide opportunities for public input. As a member and past-president of the Eden Prairie Noon Rotary club, Kim has been a mentor to high school juniors and seniors participating in the STRIVE program, participated in the Ethics Day Workshop for high school seniors and My Book Day for Eden Prairie first graders. Elected November 2019 The three incumbents, Chair Elaine Larabee, Director Holly Link and Director Terri Swartout, did not file for re-election. We partner with parents to enhance the educational environment for all of our students. The School Board assures that Eden Prairie Schools offers educational opportunities that meet our community’s values and that students are achieving the educational results the community expects. Eden Prairie will not hold mayor or city council elections this year; school board elections will be held. Ross said, “I’m grateful to the voters of Eden Prairie for giving me the opportunity to once again serve our community on the Eden Prairie School Board. If you wish to communicate with the entire Board, please email: schoolboard@edenpr.org. Kim Ross believes in opportunity for all students. The Eden Prairie School Board is committed to an atmosphere of openness and transparency with regard to its representation of community stakeholders in the governance of the school district. Our Child Nutrition is in a class of its own with its full-service production bakery housed at Eden Prairie High School. Interpreting the needs of the community regarding the educational program. For further information about school board elections, contact Laurie Hemstock at, A Message from the School Board, June 1, 2020, Be a resident of the school district and maintain residence in the district for 20 days immediately preceding the election. Last Day to Pre-Register to Vote Before General Election. Individuals must meet the following requirements to vote in a school board or other special election: View information regarding poll locations and absentee voting. We are committed to low class sizes and have the lowest average kindergarten through 2nd grade class size in the west metro. 16 talking about this. We believe it is our purpose to create an environment of care and support where each student is inspired every day. The Eden Prairie School Board has seven members who are elected at-large. Eden Prairie School Board members lauded a levy hike that will not increase as much as the city’s levy. Our students, staff, parents and community members are partners in working toward educational excellence. “I can sign up with any name?” he asked. We are accountable to the State of Minnesota and the voters of the district.  (651) 283-6418 The school board serves every student, family, and teacher no matter their political affiliation and I will work hard to make decisions that are in the best interest of our entire community. Strehl. School Board meetings are held twice a month. Adjustments and additions are made throughout the year as needed to accomplish the Board’s work. Eden Prairie Schools is the only district in the state with straight As from Niche. Public comment takes place at the beginning of the agenda. Aaron Casper, Treasurer Current term ends Jan. 2023. * Precinct 5 is partially in the Minnetonka School District, and the Eden Prairie School District. Being elected to the Eden Prairie School board would be an honor. The safety and wellbeing of all students is a top priority. The School Board sets expectations for Eden Prairie Schools based on the values of the community. Parents are welcome and invited. The Eden Prairie School Board has concluded that member Veronica Stoltz engaged in actions which were “not ethical, or business-like,… Eden Prairie schools to offer free meals for children living in the district December 1, 2020 Decision coming in January on later EPHS start time Our early childhood programs offer opportunities for academic, social and emotional learning for our youngest students. Wednesday, Oct. 7: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate Forum. Over the next few weeks, Eden Prairie News will publish Q&As with those running for a seat on the Eden Prairie School Board in the Nov. 5, 2019, election. She is very talented, passionate and dedicated to helping each student in Eden Prairie obtain their full potential. Voting Requirements Read more at edenpr.org. Eden Prairie School Board 1996-2011, Minnesota School Board Association 2005-2011 “I have worked with Kim for many years as a volunteer for the schools and on the school board for four years. The recent referendum has funded additional safety features like protective glass, improved communication systems and lock-down equipment. All it took was a “yes” in reply, and that’s how “Brando Morimoto” ended up as a 2020 school board candidate. Eden Prairie School Board Meeting agendas are posted to the website the Thursday before the meeting, and meeting materials are posted the day of the meeting. Our curriculum is focused on building a strong foundation in core subject areas while also promoting critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication across all learning. Kim was elected to the Eden Prairie School Board in 2007 and served 2008-2012, including as chair of the board in 2010. Elected November 2019 Eden Prairie Schools is the only district in the state with straight As from Niche. Learn more! The board holds a Workshop on the second Monday of each month, and holds its Regular Business Meeting on the fourth Monday of each month, both at 6 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. 2020 Committees & Other Outside Assignments: School Board Meetings (2020-2021) are held twice a month. As an Eden Prairie School Board member, I would give voice to and advocate for the underrepresented, including: racial minorities, low-income families, … Eden Prairie Schools strives to meet the unique educational needs of every student who walks through our doors. The candidates include incumbent Adam Seidel and Erin Barstad, Albert Born, Aaron Casper, Debjyoti “DD” Dwivedy, Fadumo Hassan, Aaron Orwick, Krystal Queen, Esra Riggs and Veronica Stoltz. Advocating for students with state lawmakers. The Board has the following committees that meet at least monthly. An Eden Prairie School Board member broke his silence Monday after learning that the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) won’t be releasing state guidance on the upcoming academic year until July 27. Before Tony Morimoto signed up to run for school board the summer of 2020, he had one important question. What experience and qualifications do you bring to your candidacy for Eden Prairie School Board? Establishing and approving the annual budget and audit. A total of 10 candidates are seeking election to four at-large seats on the Eden Prairie School Board in the Tuesday, Nov. 5, General Election. If you live in the Minnetonka School District, you will not see a race for School Board on your ballot as Minnetonka is not having a race for that position this year. This is a testament to the great work our staff engage in on a daily basis, the hard work of our students, and the support of our parents and community. Your web browser does not support the