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Participation in Virtual School Board Meetings

When logging in to a virtual public School Board or Committee meeting on ZOOM, you must use your name or family name. Fictitious identities will not be permitted.

 

During the current pandemic, school boards must prioritize the health and safety of students, staff, school board directors and community members, but also recognize the need to continue the business and operation of the school district, which requires official decision-making and action by the board in a public meeting. 

Owen J. Roberts Board of School Directors currently conducts public meetings via ZOOM. Notice of meetings is provided in advance as per code. A ZOOM meeting link to enter the virtual School Board Meeting is provided on the main page of the District’s website (www.ojrsd.com) prior to the meeting being called to order. 

As mentioned above, when logging in to a virtual public School Board or Committee meeting on ZOOM, you must log in using your name or family name. Fictitious identities will not be permitted. If members of the public would like to comment on upcoming agenda items or provide general public comment, the Board of School Directors is currently using the "Raise Hand" feature in ZOOM. 

Raise Hand Tutorial

When a meeting participant has been recognized, they will be unmuted by the meeting host to offer public comment. Please indicate the following when addressing the School Board:

  • Full Name
  • Township of Residence
  • Agenda Item Number you are speaking about or;
  • General Public Comment

Comments are subject to the board’s usual time limits on public comment. 

 

If you require reasonable accommodations to access a virtual meeting due to a disability, please contact the Board Secretary at jkrumrine@ojrsd.net or (610) 469-5113 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting with a request for such accommodations.