The school board is a legislative body of citizens who are elected locally. The board consists of seven board members who serve four-year terms without pay. The superintendent is also an official (though non-voting) member of the board and attends all meetings and executive sessions. The Regular Meeting of the Sherrard Board of Education is held on the third Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Unit Office, 507 Third Street, Sherrard, IL 61281. The public is invited to attend all meetings and an agenda is provided at the meeting. Members of the public who wish to address the board prior to action items may sign up with the board secretary prior to 6:00 p.m. Comments are limited to three minutes.