The board believes that it is the responsibility of the school system to ensure that each graduate is college and career ready.
To these ends, an environment of high expectations and opportunity shall be created that fosters scholarship and citizenship and develops within each student the ability to become a productive and responsible member of society.
Little Miami Board of Education Policy Manual
The Board of Education typically meets the third Tuesday of each month in the Little Miami High School auditorium or in other buildings as scheduled. For more information, please call (513) 899-2264.
Little Miami Board of Education, staff, students, parents and others will operate in ways that support and demonstrate the following core beliefs:
Responsibilities of the Board of Education
The Board of Education consists of five citizens who are elected by a nonpartisan ballot and who each serve a four-year term. The Board functions as a policy-making body and establishes goals to:
Concentrate the Board's collective effort on its policy-making and planning responsibilities;
Formulate Board policies which best serve the educational interests of each student; Provide the Superintendent with sufficient and adequate guidelines for implementing Board policies;
Maintain effective communication with the school community, the staff and students; Allow those responsible for carrying out objectives to contribute to their formation; Conduct Board business openly, soliciting and encouraging broad-based involvement in the decision-making process by public, students and staff; and Periodically review its performance relative to the goals.
The Superintendent of Schools is employed by the Little Miami Local School Board of Education to carry out policies and to administer the district's educational programs. The superintendent is responsible for curriculum, staffing, evaluation and other educational services. The superintendent is not a member of the board, but reports all information to board members.
The treasurer is employed by the Little Miami Local School Board of Education to administer, in cooperation with the superintendent, the financial and legal business of the school district. The treasurer is not a member of the board, but reports all information to school board members.
Student and Staff Accomplishments
The Board is very proud of the accomplishments and achievements made by the students and staff of our district. For this reason, the Board allows time at Board meetings to recognize and honor these individuals. Certificates are presented to students for significant accomplishments in academics, extracurricular activities, citizenship and athletics. Staff are recognized for accomplishments and contributions to the district.