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Meeting Calendars

The most up-to-date annual calendar(s) of BESE scheduled Regular, Committee, and Advisory Council meetings are provided. Agendas for upcoming meetings are generally released 10 days prior to the date of the meeting and are linked on the main BESE homepage.


Live Streaming and Video Archive

Act 697 of the 2010 Regular Legislative Session requires BESE to broadcast live audio and video streams of all its board and committee meetings in Baton Rouge, LA. A list of upcoming meeting streams is maintained and past meeting video may be accessed through the BESE BoardDocs site or the BESE YouTube channel.



BESE posts the official minutes of its regular meetings and any called/special meetings of the Board after the minutes have been ratified by Board action at the following meeting. The official minutes of BESE meetings remain available online for 10 years. Hard copies are available from the BESE office for $0.25 a page through a written public records request.


BoardDocs Site

BESE meeting agendas and materials are available through our online BoardDocs system. From the BoardDocs start page, select the "Meetings" tab at top and then choose the desired year and meeting from the list in left column.



Notice Regarding Executive Session
BESE and/or its committees reserve the right to enter into Executive Session, if needed, in accordance with R.S. 42:16.

Notice Regarding Accessibility
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if special assistance is needed at any public meeting of BESE, please notify the Executive Director of BESE at 225-342-5840 or via email at, five business days prior to the public meeting.

The BESE agency ADA policy may be viewed here (PDF).



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