Board Meetings

  • The Regular Board Meetings (Monthly Business Meetings) will be held on the fourth Monday of each month in the Board Room of the Vonita White Administration Building, 200 S. Denton Tap Road, Coppell. Regular meetings may be reset or relocated, and special meetings may be called. Check the CISD calendar for exceptions.

    Citizens are welcome and encouraged to attend all school board meetings either virtually or in person. During this time, in person attendance to board meetings is limited and attendees must wear a mask and follow all social distancing guidelines. Public participation at board meetings is limited to the open forum portions of regular meetings and special meetings. State law does not allow the audience to enter into discussion or debate on matters under consideration at any time during the Board meeting.

    Agendas are posted at the front entrance of the Vonita White Administration Building 72 hours prior to a Business or Special Meeting and at least two hours before an Emergency Meeting. Notices and agendas are also posted on the district’s website at The news media is notified of all meetings, which are open to the public and subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Upcoming Board Meetings/Events

  • Action of agenda items may be taken during the Open Session.

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What is...

  • Business MeetingThis is a business meeting held in public on a scheduled date (currently the fourth Monday of each month). The Board enters into Executive Session (closed to the public) at approximately 6:30 p.m. and reconvenes in Open Session at 7:00 p.m. when the community is welcome to attend. Action on agenda items may be taken during this time. 

    Special Meeting This is a meeting held on a date other than the regular Monthly Business Meeting and is scheduled on an as-needed basis. There are several types of Special Meetings. The Board may meet in Executive or Work Session or may arrange for a Public Forum or Joint Special Meeting. To determine the type of Special Meeting being called, review the meeting notice or agenda at Action may be taken at these meetings.
    Executive Session This portion of the meeting of the Board of Trustees is not open to the public. Only certain topics may be discussed, such as personnel, student discipline, security, land acquisition, or legal matters. No action may be taken during Executive Session.
    Work Session This is a meeting between Board members and staff to discuss items and receive information. The public may observe; however, this is not a time for public input. Action may be taken.
    Public Forum This is a meeting to give and/or receive information. The forum may address a specific topic or may be a general information session to receive public input. This meeting may be held in the Board Room, at individual schools, or within district boundaries. Action may be taken.
    Joint Meeting This is a meeting of the Board of Trustees and another governmental body which may be open to the public. Action may be taken.
    Emergency Meeting This is a meeting usually called to address a situation that must be handled immediately. An Emergency Meeting is scheduled with at least two hours notice to the public. Action may be taken.
  • Regular monthly meetings of the CISD Board of Trustees are aired live (and recording posted) on the website at
    Coppell school staff and the Board of Trustees value the importance of communicating important matters of the district with its school community and they understand that other considerations such as family and work involvement make take precedence on meeting dates. Citizens who may be unable to attend the regular meeting in person or view the recorded meeting online may request a DVD copy. The cost is $15 and an Open Records request must be made.