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Board group photo

From left: Colleen Clark-Sutton, Lisa Dopman, President Michael J. Callahan, Betsy Bergen Shaughnessy and Vice President Nora Katzenberger.  Credit: David Schwartz Photography


President Michael J. Callahan's Remarks

View remarks  made at Jan. 8, 2024 Organizational Meeting

Board Responsibilities

  • Acts as a policy making body functioning according to the mandates of state law;
  • Represents the state of Ohio and the citizens of Lakewood on all matters and decisions dealing with public education;
  • Conducts itself as a nonpartisan and nonsectarian body as it speaks and acts for the community; and;
  • Acts as a committee-of-the-whole on matters requiring official decisions. No Board member has independent authority to speak for the Board. 



General Board Information

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Meetings Info



Archive of meeting minutes held July 17, 2020 or later

Video Archive

Archive of meeting videos held June 2020 or later