The Sitka School Board consists of five elected members and one student representative from Sitka High School. The School Board meets once a month generally on the first Wednesday of each month at Harrigan Centennial Hall unless otherwise advertised. School Board Calendar

To send an email to all of the School Board members, (this includes the Superintendent and School Board secretary), use schoolboard@sitkaschools.org

Guiding Principles for the School Board
  1. The Board’s primary focus is student achievement and success.

  2. Every effort will be made to maintain a comprehensive educational program.

  3. Securing adequate resources is essential to the district’s ability to support its program.

  4. The Board will promote the shared responsibility of education with parents, community and students.

  5. There will be a consistent effort to eliminate barriers to learning for all students.

  6. The Board will maintain an awareness of the impact of change on staff as they make decisions for the district.

  7. The Board will implement a technology supported educational program that promotes creativity, individualism and diversity.

  8. The Board recognizes the importance and value of early childhood development and education on student achievement and success.

  9. We believe that a systematic, transparent budgeting process is foundational to the operation of our public schools.

  10. Professional learning opportunities are essential for all staff.

2021 - 2022 School Board Goals

The Sitka School District will:

  • 100% of Sitka School District students will have at least one year of measurable growth every school year.

  • 100% of our students will graduate.

  • 100% of all middle and high school students will have a post-graduation plan.

  • 100% of students will have access to mental health supports.

The School Board will:

  1. promote the new SSD Strategic Plan and the implementation of the Action Plans to meet the District's goals.

  2. refine the curriculum review cycle.

  3. conduct quarterly check-ins with the Superintendent as part of the evaluation process.