Board of Education
The School Board of South St. Paul Public Schools (SSPPS), Special School District 6, is comprised of seven community members, elected at-large on Election Day in November of even-numbered years. To avoid having all seven seats up for election simultaneously, the seats are balloted on alternating basis, with four spots being available one year, and the remaining three being available two years later. The process then repeats itself. Members are elected to four-year terms.
The SSPPS School Board operates under a governance structure which is responsible for setting policies that ensure the successful execution of the District's mission. The Board is also responsible for hiring a superintendent to administer the District's educational program and carryout Board policies, and for setting an annual budget that ensures proper and effective use of public funds.