Each School Board of Directors meets quarterly and operates in accordance with the Brown Act as the board of a public entity. The School Board of Directors is responsible for the governance operations of the school and is the entity that has legal responsibility for the school. The School Board of Directors provides fiscal responsibility by approving and monitoring the budget. Among the School Board’s other duties, it assists in effective organizational planning by approving long-range goals and annual objectives, it monitors health and safety of the school, its students, its teachers and its administrators, it ensures proper use and maintenance of facilities, and it makes sure that school resources are managed effectively. The School Board of Directors meets four times a year: via telephone conference calls all of which are open to the public and subject to the Brown Act requirements.