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Bloomfield Hills
Board of Education

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7273 Wing Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, 48301
248.341.5406

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Board of Education Goals

2022 BHS Board of Education Goals, Adopted 2/24/22

By November 2022, the Board will complete the MASB board self-evaluation to measure the progress made, if any, since the Nov 2021 evaluation (MGS 2) 

  1. By March 2022, the Board will complete the Strategic Plan vision statement (MGS 1) 
  2. By December 2022, the Board will form intergroup (board + admin) committees from the Committee of the Whole’s members, designed to reduce any redundancies, foster more collaborative relationships, and economize the length of CoW meetings (MGS 1, 2, 4) 
  3. In collaboration with the Superintendent and DEI directors, by November 2022 the Board will develop a Board-directed JEDI plan that aligns with BOE Strategic Goals and student resolution, determining any gaps and identifying next steps for closure (All MGS, esp. 2) 
  4. By March 2022, the Board will evaluate the current superintendent evaluation tool and other instruments for consideration, to determine which evaluation tool includes the best student growth/achievement metrics (All MGS, esp. 4) 
  5. By June 2022, the Board will update the annual Board Calendar and the Board Operating Procedures (BOP), outlining the timeline for cyclical BOE tasks, including but not limited to: Board governance responsibilities, setting Board goals, setting District/Superintendent goals, completing the Superintendent evaluation, and completing the Board self-evaluation (MGS 2 & 4) 
  6. By June 2022, the Board will have an established schedule for community coffee hours (MGS 3) 
  7. In alignment with 2022 BHS District Goal #8, by June 2022 the Board will craft a list of capital needs and wants that will help inform and prioritize capital projects for 2023 onward (All MGS)

MASB Governance Standards (MGS) 

  1. The Board of Education, in cooperation with the superintendent and stakeholders, establishes and commits to a vision for the school district that emphasizes high expectations for achievement of all students and quality instruction.
  2. The Board of Education governs in a manner that is dignified and worthy of trust.
  3. The Board of Education is accountable to the school district community.
  4. The Board of Education holds the superintendent accountable for creating the outcomes identified in the school district plan.

Contact

Email: board@bloomfield.org


Board of Education Members

John VanGemert

President
JVanGemert@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2025

Siva Kumar

Vice President
SKumar@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2025

Jennifer Matlow

Secretary
JMatlow@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2022

Michelle Southward

Treasurer
MSouthward@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2025

Howard Baron

Trustee
HBaron@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2022

Lisa Efros

Trustee
LEfros@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2022

Paul Kolin

Trustee
PKolin@bloomfield.org
Term Expires: 2022