SSL Certificate

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees, whose membership includes the Head of School, provides governance for Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences. The Board carries the overall and ultimate responsibility of the School’s management, policies, and perpetuation. It hires and evaluates the Head of School, who is responsible for the oversight of the daily operations and for the implementation of Board policies. The Board of Trustees serves as a major resource for the support and growth of the School.

The Board’s responsibilities include:

  • providing competent management of the School’s financial, physical, and human resources;
  • ensuring the School’s long-term financial health;
  • establishing policy;
  • perpetuating the School’s mission, keeping in mind its unique history and tradition.

Together as a team, the Board of Trustees and the Head of School work to maintain the vision for the School, consistent with its mission, and to approve, develop, and implement strategic plans.

  • The Board consists of not less than 15 and not more than 24 elected members.
  • There is an Executive Committee of the Board that consists of the Board Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, and the Head of School.
  • All Trustees and elected officers have full voting rights except the Head of School.
  • New Trustees are nominated by the Governance Committee and elected by the Board of Trustees.

Committees accomplish much of the Board’s work. The Board Chair determines committee membership and leadership. For 2017-2018, the Board committees and task forces consist of the following:

  • Advancement
  • Audit
  • Barnesville Parent Connection
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Land Use

For questions pertaining to the Board of Trustees, please contact Board Chair, Ed Rothenberg.

An independent private school in
Montgomery County, Maryland
offering innovative preschool
through 8th grade programs.

Barnesville School

21830 Peach Tree Road
PO Box 404
Barnesville, MD 20838

p: 301.972.0341
f: 301.972.4076


We offer a vigorous academic program for students as well as engaging, hands-on learning experiences.


Our positive, supportive learning environment promotes imagination, exploration, personal growth, and achievement.

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