Board of Trustees

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    Board Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 
    7pm  in the ES K-3 Cafeteria (unless otherwise noted).

The board meetings are open to the public. Please review the Board procedures. 

Board Procedures

Board of Trustees (effec. 07-01-2019):

  • Martin Smith, President: m.smith@lvacademy.org
  • Naomi Pratt, Vice-President
  • Jennifer Kennedy, Treasurer
  • Miranda Teboh-Ewungkem
  • Stephen McFarlane

As part of Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School's governing board, trustees are volunteers who support the continued success of Lehigh Valley Academy (LVA) by contributing their experience and expertise to the oversight of school operations and accountability. Board membership requires a commitment of attendance at two monthly evening meetings. Board Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.

Lehigh Valley Academy, established in 2002, is a non-profit, K-12 public charter school presently serving 1800 students. As a charter school, LVA is funded by public dollars and represents an alternative choice for parents/guardians to education available in public school districts. The school’s academically challenging education program utilizes the acclaimed International Baccalaureate curriculum (www.IBO.org). LVA is one of 84 schools in North America that was awarded the authorization to deliver all three levels of this specialized program. 

Members of the Board of Trustees are charged with setting overall policy and direction for the Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School. Specific duties are listed in the school's By Laws and the term of office for Trustees is one to three years. Each Trustee is required to attend monthly Board Meetings and to serve as a liaison to various school committees and organizations.

Board Meetings Calendar - July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 

*Note - The August 2019 Board Meeting (public Meeting) is rescheduled from the third Tuesday of the month to August 27, 2019 at 7:00pm in the ESK-3 Cafeteria.
The June 2020 Board Meeting is rescheduled from the third Tuesday of the month to the fourth Tuesday, June 23,2020.

Board By Laws  

All Board Board Committee Meetings and Business Meetings are open to the public. Board Meetings are held on the third Tuesdays of each month at  Lehigh Valley Academy, 1560 Valley Center Parkway, Bethlehem, PA 18017-2276, in the  Elementary K-3 Cafeteria at 7:00 pm. All voting takes place during the Board meetings. The meetings are audio recorded. The Annual Board Meeting is held after the regular Board Meeting in June. Officer elections are held during this meeting.