The Internal Organization of the Board of Education
The board is granted authority to self-organize in the execution of its duties. It currently has eight appointed committees which meet, confer, and report regularly. The procedural guidelines for Board committees appear in the bylaws of the Board Governing Policies and Procedures.
The Business Affairs and Human Resources (BAHR) Committee is a standing advisory committee of the Board. It is responsible for developing and presenting recommendations to the Board on matters of policy and procedures concerning business affairs and human resources affairs.
The Idaho Data Management Council (DMC) is a council established to make recommendation on the oversight and development of Idaho’s Educational Analytics System (EASI) and oversees the creation, maintenance and usage of said system.
The primary object of the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research in Idaho (EPSCoR) is to stimulate research in niche areas that can become fully competitive in the disciplinary and multidisciplinary research programs of the National Science Foundation and other relevant agencies.
The purpose of the Idaho Indian Education Committee (IEC) is to advocate for American Indian students, act as an advisory body to the State Board of Education and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and serve as a link between the five Idaho tribes. The mission of the Committee is to create the conditions for and support of the efforts of raising the bar and eliminating the academic achievement gap.