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Boston School Committee

The City of Boston has a variety of boards and commissions. Each work with internal departments and the public to serve the City.

The Boston School Committee is the governing body of the Boston Public Schools. The committee:

  • defines the vision, mission, and goals of the Boston Public Schools
  • establishes and monitors the annual operating budget
  • hires, manages, and evaluates the Superintendent, and
  • sets and reviews district policies and practices to support student achievement. 

Applications for the Boston School Committee go through the School Committee Nominating Panel.

Contact Information
If you have questions, please email or call:
Elizabeth Sullivan
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Committee information

4 years
Total Seats:

Current members

Member Appointed Expires Status
Michael O'Neill 1/4/2021 1/6/2025 Active
Hardin L.K. Coleman, PhD 1/1/2018 1/3/2022 Active
Victoria C. Mitchell Active
Elizabeth Sullivan Active
Jeri Robinson 1/1/2019 1/2/2023 Active
Quoc Tran 1/1/2019 1/2/2023 Active
Ernani DeAraujo 2/2/2021 1/2/2022 Active
Rafaela Polance Garcia 7/22/2021 Active
Lorena Lopera 7/22/2021 Active
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