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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, August 21 at 6:00 p.m. in the ADS Library.

2019-2020 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 21, 2019
September 14, 2019 (Board Member Training)
September 17, 2019
October 15, 2019
October 19, 2019 (Strategic Planning Session)
November 19, 2019
December 17, 2019
January 21, 2020
February 18, 2020
March 24, 2020
April 21, 2020
May 19, 2020
June 16, 2020

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