Jessore Education Board
Established: In 1963
The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Jessore had no buildings of its own during the period of establishment. It started functioning in the hostel of junior Teachers’ Training College, Jessore. Then its name was “Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Khulna Division, Jessore. In 1965 it was named as Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Jessore. Later on, the Board authority purchased 8.20 acres of land through acquisition of District Administration. In 1968 after the construction of its own office buildings, Residential buildings, Rest House, Bank, post office, the Board was shifted to its own campus. At present the Board has a 3 storied office building, a 7 storied office building. a 2 storied guest house, Residential building of the officers along with the bungalow of the Chairman, Answer shed, etc. Besides, the Board has its own Water Supply facilities and also a 315 KVA electric Substation. A Residential Model School and College is under Construction on its own 2-00 acres of land at New Town. Jessore.
The principal function of the Board is to improve the standard of education and its extension, to give recognition and renewal of secondary schools and Intermediate colleges and establish new secondary schools and Intermediate colleges to register students of Secondary and Higher secondary levels to conduct two public examinations named S.S.C & H.S.C, to issue marksheet/academic transcript and Certificates. To sanction Scholarship as per quota of the Government. Along with educational activities the Board has been conducting the extension of co curricular activities such as- development of sports scouting girls’ guide etc. To conduct the above mentioned activities the Board has Administration and establishment section. Accounts, audit, store, supervision, commonservice , school recognition section, College recognition section. Academic section, S.S.C& H.S.C examination sections, Confidential and certificate sections. All the sections are run by the officers concerned. The Board conducts all its activities to achieve its aims and objectives.