School Board

About Our Board

As an independent nonprofit organization, Frederick Douglass High School is governed by a dedicated group of community leaders who put our students’ needs first, provide fiduciary oversight of public funds, and ensure compliance with all policies required by the Ohio Department of Education.

Board Members

  • Sonya Boyd, Chairman
  • Aaron Berg, Vice Chairman
  • Karen Lewis
  • Rodney Lewis
  • Mandisa Lewis

Board Meetings

The Frederick Douglass High School Board will meet on the dates below. Notices for re-scheduled meetings or additional meetings will be posted on the school's website and posted at the school. Board meetings are held at 2:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

All Meetings are held at Summit Office Park:
3 Summit Park Dr., First Floor Conference Room
Independence, OH 44131

Public Hearing Notice - Click Here

2021 Parent Meeting - Click Here

Board Calendar

2021/2022 Academic Year
All meetings held at 1 Summit Park Dr., Conference Room, Independence, OH 44131. Unless otherwise noted.

  • July 9, 2021
  • August 13, 2021
  • September 10, 2021
    Cleveland College Preparatory School
    4906 Fleet Avenue, Cleveland, 44105
  • October 8, 2021
    Public Hearing: Standardized Test Preparation Time Limit Waiver Public Hearing: IDEA Part B Funding
  • November 12, 2021
  • December 10, 2021
    Frederick Douglass High School
    3167 Fulton Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109
  • January 14, 2022
  • February 11, 2022
  • March 11, 2022
    Northeast Ohio College Preparatory School
    2357 Tremont Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113
  • April 8, 2022
  • May 13, 2022
    University of Cleveland Preparatory School
    1906 E. 40th Street., Cleveland, OH 44103
  • June 10, 2022

Should the meeting on the second Friday need to be rescheduled, the date of the meeting moves to the third Friday of the month.

Adopted by a vote of the Board on May 14, 2021; updated June 14, 2021, July 2, 2021.