every child. every day.

A photograph of the sign in front of the Central Office Building.


Sylvia Martinez
Assistant to the Board

305 N Main Street
Mooresville, NC  28115

Meeting Calendar

Board of Education

Welcome to the MGSD Board of Education web page.  It is our pleasure to serve on the board, and we welcome your feedback.  If you need information on a specific board policy, you can access the MGSD Board Policy Manual online or you can visit our Central Office at 305 N. Main Street, Mooresville, NC.  The MGSD Board typically meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the Mooresville Town Hall, 413 N. Main Street, Mooresville, NC.  Due to scheduling conflicts, however, it is recommended the public refer to the published dates for accurate information.  For a printable list of meeting dates for the 2019 - 2020 year, please follow this link:  2019 - 2020 School Board Meeting Schedule.

Board Members

Board Member Roger Hyatt

Mr. Roger Hyatt
Board Chair

Board Member Leon Pridgen

Mr. Leon Pridgen
Board Member

Vice-Chair Greg Whitfield

Mr. Gregory Whitfield
Board vice-Chair

Education is for improving the lives of others
and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.

Marian Wright Edelman

Board Member Deborah Marsh

Dr. Deborah Marsh
Board Member

Board Member Kerry Pennell

Ms. Kerry Pennell
Board Member

Agendas and Minutes

Public Comment Guidelines

The Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education is committed to allowing members of the community an opportunity to appear before the Board to offer suggestions, comments and concerns.  All presentations before the Board shall be subject to the following procedures:

  1. The public comment period will be at the beginning of the regular monthly board meeting.  The comment period shall be a maximum of 30 minutes.
  2. Individuals who wish to speak during the public comment portion of the monthly board meeting must register on the roster provided in the board room prior to the call to order.  A sign-up sheet will be available 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.  Speakers must indicate their contact information and topic.  No one will be allowed to have his/her name placed on the list by telephone request to district staff.
  3. Speakers will not be permitted to speak on topics involving confidential student or personnel information.  Further, speakers shall not discuss any of the following matters:  candidacy of any person seeking public office; the sale or lease of fixed assets; matters which are closed-session matters, including but not limited to matters within the attorney-client privilege, anticipated or pending litigation, personnel, property acquisition, matters which are made confidential by law; matters which are the subject of public hearings.
  4. Each speaker will have a time limit of 3 minutes to make remarks.  Each person signed up to speak will only be entitled to the time allotted them.  The time limit shall be enforced by the school board attorney who will act as time keeper.  No speaker may use more than 3-minute speakers slot per meeting.
  5. Speakers will be acknowledged by the chairman in the order of registration and individuals not present will forfeit their opportunity to speak.
  6. Speakers will address the board from the podium at the front of the room and must begin their remarks by stating their name and address.
  7. All comments will be addressed to the board as a whole and not individual members.  The comment period is not intended to require the board to answer any impromptu questions.
  8. Speakers will be courteous in their language and presentation.  Any applause will be held until the end of the public comment period.
  9. If the allotted time runs out before all speakers are allowed to address the board, those remaining will be carried over to the next meeting.
  10. Speakers who have prepared remarks or supporting documents are encouraged to leave a copy of such remarks and documents with the board secretary.