Great Expectations Board of Directors

School Board Members

Great Expectations School is a membership organization, meaning that parents, teachers, and staff elect the board. The school board must include teachers and may also include parents and community members.


School Board meetings are held the third Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm at the school.

A board member will be available for the quarter hour prior to every board meeting to answer questions or listen to concerns.


  • School board members are elected for three-year staggered terms.

  • The board is comprised of no fewer than 5, but no more than 11 members.

  • Elections are held in November at the school’s annual meeting.

2018/2019 Fiscal Year - Meetings

July 19, 2018
August 16, 2018
September 20, 2018
October 18, 2018
November 15, 2018
December 20, 2018
January 17, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019
April 18, 2019
May 16, 2019
June 20, 2019

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Contact Us

Great Expectations is a free public school in Grand Marais, Minnesota that works from the principle of “one child at a time,” where students learn based on their individual strengths, passions, needs, and learning styles


PO Box 310
Grand Marais, MN 55604