In an effort to improve the educational experience of Gulf Shores students, the community of Gulf Shores brought the need to create a City School System to the attention of City Council. After researching various options and possibilities, the City Council unanimously
approved the formation of Gulf Shores City School District. On December 4th 2017, the first Gulf Shores City Schools Board of Education was sworn into office.
The Gulf Shores City Board of Education is comprised of a 5-member team appointed by the City Council. The purpose of the Gulf Shores City Board of Education is to work together with one voice toward one vision of creating exemplary learning experiences for the students of Gulf Shores. The School Board’s role is to provide governance and set policies for the district while abiding by Alabama education laws.
- Form and assist a team to work through the transition from Baldwin County by successfully negotiating a Separation Agreement. Team will be comprised of a Financial Consultant, Educational Consultant, and Legal Counsel.
- Search for and hire a qualified Superintendent.
- Search for and hire a qualified Chief School Financial Officer
- Develop a Vision Statement for the District to help guide decisions as it relates to policy, curriculum, and more.
Work Session Meetings will be held the first Thursday of every month at the Central Office Location at 4 p.m. The purpose of these work sessions is to review and prioritize projects and goals for the Board. These meetings are open to the public.
Regular School Board Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at City Hall at 5 p.m. These meetings are open to the public.