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PUBLIC COMMENT CHEAT SHEET!

Public Commenting is an important opportunity to make your voice heard. Let our School Board know how you feel, what you think, how they can do better!

How to Join the Board of Education Meetings and Make Public Comment

Join the meeting at 5 PM! by clicking >>> HERE!. Webinar Password: 285386. (LINKS UPDATED MORNING OF BOE MEETING DAYS)

Meeting agenda can be found HERE.

During the “General Public Comment” portion of the meeting, you will: Press the “Raise Your Hand” button to get in queue to speak. When it is your turn, you will be unmuted. A box will appear and you will press “okay” to allow yourself to be unmuted. When the allotted time is over, you will then be re-muted. TIP: “Raise your hand” earlier than you think! Maybe even right away once you log in. You’re unlikely to get called on if you don’t have your hand raised right away. Leave it up. If they “lower all hands” when switching topics be sure to raise it again once they’ve moved onto the next topic.

To join the meeting by phone:

To listen to the meeting by phone, please call at the noticed meeting time (669) 900 9128, then enter Webinar ID:​​897 8466 7955 , then press “#”. Password:​​ 285386​​ If asked for a participant id or code, press #

“Raise Your Hand” by pressing “*9” to ask to speak. When it is your turn, you will be unmuted. When the allotted time is over, you will then be re-muted.

Template for Your Clear and Powerful Public Comment

Below is a basic template for public comment. Please speak your own truth. They will announce if commenters will have 1 or 2 minutes to speak, depending on how many callers there are.

Meeting Items & Relevant Talking Points

Item C.3: General Public Comment

Item H1: Update on Safety and Learning