Board of Education

Board of Education

Current board members are, from left, front row, Brian Swope (president) and Vicky French, and, back row, Mike Coulson, Fred Curry, and Scott Bunting (vice president).

Scott Bunting
   (Vice President)
2401 Dresden Road
Zanesville, OH 43701
Vicky French
1268 East Drive / P.O. Box 1213
Zanesville, OH 43702-1213
Mike Coulson
107 Downing Drive
Zanesville, OH 43701
Fred Curry
3150 Dale Road
Zanesville, OH 43701
Brian Swope
1548 Central Ave.
Zanesville, OH 43701

Board of Education Mailing Address:

The Administration Center
 956 Moxahala Ave.
Zanesville, OH 43701
(The following is excerpted from the Board of Education's stated bylaws and policies. The entire text concerning Board meetings is found by going here. Then click 0000 [Bylaws].)
The Board of Education recognizes the value to school governance of public comment on educational issues and the importance of allowing members of the public to express themselves on school matters of community interest.
The Board is also committed to conducting its meetings in a productive and efficient manner that assures that the regular agenda of the Board is completed in a reasonable period of time, honors the voluntary nature of the Board's time and using that time efficiently, and allows for a fair and adequate opportunity for input to be considered. Consequently, public participation at Board meetings will be governed by the following principles:
  A. Any person or group wishing to place an item on the agenda shall register their intent with the Treasurer no later than twenty-four (24) hours days prior to the meeting and include:

1. name and address of the participant;

2. group affiliation, if and when appropriate;

3. topic to be addressed.

Such requests shall be subject to the approval of the Superintendent and the Board President.
  B. In order to permit the fair and orderly expression of such comment, the Board shall provide a period for public participation at every regular meeting of the Board and publish rules to govern such participation in Board meetings.
  The presiding officer of each Board meeting at which public participation is permitted shall administer the rules of the Board for its conduct.
  The presiding officer shall be guided by the following rules:
  A. Public participation shall be permitted as indicated on the order of business and/or at the discretion of the presiding officer.
  B. Attendees must register their intention to participate in the public portion of the meeting upon their arrival at the meeting.
  C. Participants must be recognized by the presiding officer and will be requested to preface their comments by an announcement of their name, address, and group affiliation, if and when appropriate.
  D. Each statement made by a participant shall be limited to five (5) minutes duration, unless extended by the presiding officer.
  E. No participant may speak more than once on the same topic unless all others who wish to speak on that topic have been heard.
  F. All statements shall be directed to the presiding officer; no person may address or question Board members individually.
  G. The presiding officer may:
  1. prohibit public comments that are frivolous, repetitive, and/or harassing;
  2. interrupt, warn, or terminate a participant's statement when the statement is too lengthy, personally directed, abusive, off-topic, antagonistic, obscene, or irrelevant;
  3. request any individual to leave the meeting when that person does not observe reasonable decorum;
  4. request the assistance of law enforcement officers in the removal of a disorderly person when that person's conduct interferes with the orderly progress of the meeting;
  5. call for a recess or an adjournment to another time when the lack of public decorum so interferes with the orderly conduct of the meeting as to warrant such action;
  6. waive these rules with the approval of the Board when necessary for the protection of privacy or the administration of the Board's business.

H. The portion of the meeting during which the participation of the public is invited shall be limited to thirty (30) minutes verbal, unless extended by a vote of the Board.
  R.C. 3313.20
  Revised 3/17/04
  Revised 3/29/10
Click here to access the Zanesville City Schools officially adopted bylaws and policies. Please note that this site is not contained within the District Web site.
Click here to read the updated policy regarding School Resource Officers in our District.
The Board of Education, on August 16, 2016, adopted the District's strategic plan for 2016-19. Click here to read this document. It will be periodically updated to reflect progress toward goal completion.
LAST UPDATE: May 4, 2017
Regular meetings of the Board of Education begin at 5:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month during 2019 (special regular meetings as indicated).
  • January 9
  • February 21 (Thurs.)
  • March 19
  • April 16
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15
  • November 19
  • December 17

  • Meeting sites are listed below. Regular meetings moved from the planned dates and/or times are known as special regular meetings, and are announced.
  • Special meetings are announced as necessary.
  • Meeting agendas are posted here prior to regular meetings, and prior to special meetings as possible.
  • Meeting minutes are posted here after they have been approved by the Board at its regular (or special regular) monthly meeting.
JanuaryAdmin. Bldg.
FebruaryNational Road
AprilJohn McIntire
MayZane Grey Elem.
JuneAdmin. Bldg.
JulyAdmin. Bldg,
AugustAdmin. Bldg.
SeptemberAdmin. Bldg.
NovemberZane Grey Inter.
DecemberAdmin. Bldg.
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