3643.1: Procedures - Naming Facilities

A committee of the Board, appointed by the Board President, will consider all suggestions offered and will make a recommendation to the Board of Education.The chairperson of the committee shall be appointed by the Board President. The chairperson shall determine the timelines, schedules and name collection procedures for completing the committee’s assignment.The committee may solicit names from the community or from members on the committee. In considering names for the facility, the committee shall consider individuals, living or deceased, who have contributed to education, the community, the District, the city, the state, or the country. Consideration may also be given to geography, location of subdivision, former owners of the property on which the building is situated, or major financial contributors to a particular project or the District.

Buildings that may be named include new school buildings, existing school buildings or facilities that have not been named after an individual; outdoor facilities, including stadiums and facilities within the building such as a media center, gymnasium, or auditorium.Facilities that currently exist and are named after an individual will not be rededicated or renamed unless the facility is relocated to a new site or a different purpose is designed for an existing facility.Facilities that have been dedicated and named for locations, geography, subdivisions, former owners of the property on which the building is situated, may be renamed and rededicated by action of the Board.Facilities within existing buildings that are not currently named or dedicated may be named in accordance with this policy.

Date of Adoption
July 26, 1999
Date of Revision
March 15, 2004
September 19, 2016
Reaffirmed
May 3, 2010
October 1, 2018