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ADS Board of Directors

The role of the ADS School Board is to represent the students, parents, staff, and community by bringing their expertise, experience, and collective wisdom to the table solely for the best interest of all students at ADS. They shall have the following responsibilities:

  • Make personnel decisions regarding the Executive Director, including hiring and removal
  • Develop goals and objectives for the school
  • Establish school policies
  • Review and approve the budget
  • Negotiate with and be accountable to the Texas Education Agency
  • Provide an attentive ear to the school community
  • See bylaws for further details
Join us at the next Board meeting on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the ADS Library.

2018-2019 Board Meeting Dates

Public comments are welcome and encouraged during the Public Comments portion of the agenda (usually first – refer to the meeting agenda). After the public comments session, guests are welcome to stay to observe the Board's deliberation for open session.
August 23
September 18
September 27
October 18
November 15
December 20
January 12 (Strategic Session)
January 16
February 19
March 28
April 9 (Special Session)
April 30
May 6 (Special Session)
May 15
May 22
May 29
June 5
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 2 - special session
No meeting on July 3
July 10
July 17
July 24
July 31

ADS Board Vacancy Notice

We are seeking thoughtful and dynamic individuals to serve on the Board of Directors. Ideal candidates will have skills in any of the following areas:
  • Non-profit management or organizational management
  • Finance or accounting
  • Educational policy
  • Marketing/Communications

If you are interested, please send your resume to