Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are School Committee meetings open to the public?

    Yes. In accordance with the State’s Open Meeting Law, anyone may attend a public meeting of the Boston School Committee. They are also broadcast live on Boston City Cable, Comcast Channel 24, RCN Channel 13, and Fios Channel 1962. You can also watch a live stream on the web here. 

    How can I participate in public comment?

    You may request to testify during the public comment period by contacting the School Committee office in advance at (617) 635-9014 or A Google Public Comment Sign Up form is posted on the School Committee web page two days prior to the meeting.

    How can I find out what took place at a School Committee meeting?

    Minutes of School Committee meetings are posted on the meeting archives page or can be sent to you via fax or U.S. mail by request.  

    How can I invite School Committee members to an event?

    School Committee members welcome the opportunity to attend school events and other activities in the district. Please send invitations in writing to Executive Secretary Elizabeth Sullivan ( at least two weeks prior to your event.

    How can I contact a member of the School Committee?

    Please email or call the School Committee office. Your message or correspondence will be directed to the appropriate School Committee member(s). Members' individual email addresses are also posted on the School Committee member pages or you can send an email to

Contact Us

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