Nevada State Board of Education


The Nevada State Board of Education acts as an advocate and visionary for all children and sets the policy that allows every child equal access to educational services, provides the vision for a premier educational system and works in partnership with other stakeholders to ensure high levels of success for all in terms of job readiness, graduation, ability to be lifelong learners, problem solvers, citizens able to adapt to a changing world and contributing members of society.

    The State Board of Education is composed of eleven members. Four members are elected from the four congressional districts in Nevada, and seven members are appointed. Click the link below for more details.


      All Nevadans ready for success in a global 21st Century.


        To improve student achievement and educator effectiveness by ensuring opportunities, facilitating learning, and promoting excellence.

          State Board Goals

          Goal 1 - All students are proficient in reading by the end of 3rd grade. 

          Goal 2 - All students enter high school with the skills necessary to succeed.

          Goal 3 - All students graduate college and career ready.

          Goal 4 - All students served by effective educators.

          Goal 5 - Efficient and effective use of public funds to achieve the highest return on educational investment.

          Goal 6 - All students learn in an environment that is physically, emotionally, and intellectually safe.


            Amelia C. Thibault

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