The Boston School Committee

  • Update: The Citizens Nominating Panel is now accepting applications to fill four expiring terms on the Boston School Committee. Click here to download an application. Please direct all questions and submit completed applications to:
    November 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. for one of the two-year terms currently held by Lorena Lopera and Rafaela Polanco Garcia.
    November 24, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. for one of the four-year terms currently held by Ernani DeAraujo and Dr. Hardin Coleman.

     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.  

    Next Remote Meeting:
    October 27, 2021 at 5 p.m. 
    *The meeting agenda, Zoom webinar link, and public comment sign up form will be posted here 48 hours prior to the 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.