The Boston School Committee

  •  The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The School Committee is responsible for:

    • Defining the vision, mission, and goals of the Boston Public Schools;
    • Establishing and monitoring the annual operating budget;
    • Hiring, managing, and evaluating the Superintendent; and
    • Setting and reviewing district policies and practices to support student achievement.  


    The Boston School Committee Nominating Panel is accepting applications for an open position on the Boston School Committee to fill the remainder of an unexpired term, which will expire on January 3, 2022. An application for the Boston School Committee can be found hereThe deadline to submit an application is January 29th at 12 p.m. Please direct all questions and submit completed applications to:


    Next Remote Meeting:
    Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. 
    The School Committee meeting agenda, Zoom link, and public comment sign up form are posted 48 hours prior to each meeting.
    Zoom Interpretation Instructions: 


Contact Us

  • Boston School Committee
    Bruce C. Bolling Muncipal Building
    2300 Washington Street
    Roxbury, MA  02119
    (617) 635-9014
    Elizabeth Sullivan
    Executive Secretary
    *The Chamber has a capacity of 202 people.