School Board


The District 656 School Board represents community residents dedicated to providing a quality education for District children. Over the years, the School Board has recognized and faced some tough challenges, but through strong leadership and wise management, District 656 continues its tradition of excellence. The School Board is a policy-making body. They set the policies under which the Leadership Team guides the school system.

Faribault Public Schools is governed by a seven-member School Board elected at-large by district residents.  Board members serve four-year terms. The Superintendent is appointed by the Board and serves as the Board's agent.  Board meetings are held regularly with the dates published on the district website.  You are welcome to attend the School Board meetings. You may also watch the Board meetings on the school district website.  Official meeting information and notes are available in BoardBook, also accessible through our website.

According to Minnesota Department of Health Guidelines, capacity for attendance at School Board meetings is 50% (30 people) until further notice. Click here to view MDH Indoor Venue Guidance

Community Comment - If anyone would like to make a public comment at the Board meeting, please email your comments to Kathy Zavoral by 3:00 pm on the day of the regular School board meeting.  Please include your name, address, and phone number.  All comments must conform to School Board Policy 206.

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