Ben Hill Board of Education

Left to Right: Juan Medellin, Martha Yeager, Michelle Joiner, Gary Smith - Chair, Shirley Brooks - Vice Chair, Tony Herlovich, Theresa Davis, and Dr. Shawn Haralson, Superintendent


School Board Meetings

  •  eboard link

    School Board Meetings:  eBoard Site

    Simbli is the website software program used by our school board. 

    It includes:

    • Meeting Dates, Agendas, & Minutes
    • Planning Documents
    • School Board Policies
    • Communications
  • Due to Covid-19 the Ben Hill County Board of Education Meetings have been moved to the Professional learning Room at Ben Hill PreSchool at 406 West Suwanee Street, Fitzgerald, Georgia.  Socail Distrancing Regulations will be advered to.

Ben Hill County Board Meetings

  • Upcoming Board Meetings.
    Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m.

    January 14, 2020

    February 11, 2020

    March 10, 2020

    April 14, 2020

    May 12, 2020

    June 9, 2020 (The meeting regularly scheduled for June 9, 2020 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. due to Georgia State Election Primary)

    July 7, 2020

    August 11, 2020

    September 15, 2020

    October 6, 2020 

    November 10, 2020

    December 8, 2020

    Addressing the Board:

    The Board offers time on the agenda for individuals to address the Board. One may address board
    members in private regarding student matters, personnel matters and other classified matters. Agendas
    for the Board meetings are prepared in advance by the Board Chair and Superintendent. To be included
    on the Agenda, one must submit a “Request to speak to the Board of Education Form” to the
    Superintendent by noon on three (3) working days prior to any Board meeting. A speaker is allowed five
    minutes. For more information, contact the:

    Ben Hill County Board of Education
    509 West Palm Street
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750
    (229) 409-5500


    School Board Attorney:
    Toni Sawyer
    311 West Central Avenue
    Fitzgerald, GA 31750
    (229) 423-6608