Nome Board of Education

Nome Public Schools Board of Education Meeting Information


The Nome Public Schools Board of Education meets at the following times:


*Regular meetings take place on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Nome Elementary School Library.

*Work Sessions take place on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Nome Elementary School Library.


*unless otherwise scheduled (for schedule changes contact the District Office at 443-2231)

2015 - 2016

Board Meeting Information


Meetings held in the Nome Elementary School Library at 5:30 p.m.

*Minutes will be available after  approved at the following months Regular Board of Education Meeting.



Our Mission

Nome Public Schools, in active partnership with families and the community, educates and inspires students to become successful and responsible global citizens in an environment that represents our rich cultural diversities and local traditions.


Our Vision

Nome students will discover and expand their talents, meet high expectations, and be prepared for a changing world.


Our Values



Showing appreciation and regard for all people, cultures, and perspectives.



Being honest. Steadfast. Our actions match our words. Doing the right thing.



Sharing time and talents. Helping without expectations. Contribute to family,

 community, and school.



Striving for continuous growth and quality in everything we do.




Board and Superintendent Guiding Principles


  Work to ensure academic success for all students


  Work to promote positive community partnerships


  Provide leadership and support to ensure reading proficiency by 3rd Grade


  Support the recruitment and retention of effective staff


Board and Superintendent Goals


  Provide the resources for the development and adoption of

curriculum as per Board Policy (BP 6141).


  Support the integration of a student’s culture in the curriculum within

the context of the community through implementation of the Alaska standards for

 culturally responsive schools.


  Work to ensure all students feel connected to their peers and the adults

in their schools by improving school climate.



Nancy Mendenhall


Nome Public Schools

P.O. Box 131 • Nome, Alaska • 99762

907-443-2231 • 907-443-5144 (fax)