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.

2019/2020 Fiscal Year - Meetings

July 18, 2019
August 15, 2019
September 19, 2019
October 17, 2019
November 21, 2019
December 19, 2019
January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 21, 2020
June 18, 2020

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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