Language Access

  • For Regular Meeting Agendas: Beginning December 15 - Regular School Board Meeting agendas have an English and Spanish version included in the same document. This document is available on all posting platforms - Electronic School Board, RI Secretary of State, and Providence City portal. Users can download and view the attachment on their device.

    For viewing other meeting materials: Google Chrome offers a free extension that provides translation on most online platforms. This extension can be utilized to translate our Electronic School Board page (https://providencepublic.ic-board.com/), among other platforms. Instructions to download and install this extension are available here (English & Spanish). 

    For Public Comment: Individuals who require communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captioners), or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, are asked to email boardservices@ppsd.org requesting communication assistance at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Meetings & Materials

  • HOW TO JOIN MEETINGS

    In-person at the location noted under the meeting. 

                                                       OR

    The public will be able to watch meetings live via our YouTube page

     

    ACCESING AGENDAS AND MEETING MATERIALS

    Agendas and meeting materials are posted atleast 48 hours in advance of a meeting. Sign up for email notifications of meetings at Rhode Island Secretary of State.

     

    To access the documents being reviewed in the meeting, go to our Electronic School Board page (https://providencepublic.ic-board.com/). Select the date and the meeting you would like to view. Select the agenda item to check if there are materials available. You may print or download a version of any accessible materials for your reference. Staff members who upload materials to Electronic School Board via their login credentials should use this link: https://providence.ic-board.com/

     

    ACCESSING PAST MEETING MATERIALS

    All School Board meeting agendas, minutes, past meetings and policies are also available at the above link (use calendar to click on date and meeting you'd like to view). Recordings of the past meetings are available on YouTube here

     

    Please contact boardservices@ppsd.org if you have questions or if you have difficulty accessing a meeting agenda. 

Public Comment

  • If you would like to participate in the Public Comment (3 minutes) portion of  our Regular School Board meetings, you may do so by two methods:

     

    1. To speak in person at the meeting, you must email boardservices@ppsd.org to sign up by 4pm on the day of the meeting. We know who to introduce and in what order during Public Comments based on who has signed-up. Members of the public are allowed three minutes each to offer comments. Groups or organizations are encouraged to appoint a spokesperson. Please note we can only allow particpation in person only at this time. 

    OR

    2. If you are unable to particpate in person, you may submit written comment to boardservices@ppsd.org to be read on record by 4pm on the day of the meeting

     

    Individuals who require communication assistance (readers/interpreters/captioners), or any other accommodation to ensure equal participation, are asked to email boardservices@ppsd.org requesting communication assistance least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.