The Morris School District Board of Education is comprised of ten individual members. There are five representatives from Morris Township, four from Morristown, and one from the Borough of Morris Plains.
Representative from the Town and Township are elected by their constituents to three-year terms of office. The Board of Education election is held on Election Day, the first Tuesday in November. The Morris Plains representative is a member of the Morris Plains Board of Education appointed annually by that body to the Morris School District Board to represent Morris Plains on issues affecting Morristown High School.
Members of the public are encouraged and welcome to attend all Board of Education meetings. A calendar of scheduled Board meetings from January 2016 through January 2017 is noted below. If a meeting date is cancelled or changed for any reason, that change will be noted below and on the home page of this website.
The Board meets in closed session at 6:30 PM to address personnel, negotiations,and litigation matters. The public portion of the meetings begins at 7:30 PM. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held in the second-floor conference room of the Lafayette Learning Center, 31 Hazel Street, Morristown. A portion of each meeting is set aside for public comment.
Board of Education Meeting Dates January 2016 - January 2017
January 4 (Reorganization Meeting), January 25
April 4 & 25
June 6 & 27
September 12 & 26
November 7, 8 (Election Day), & 28
January 3 (Reorganization Meeting) or 5 (Alternate Date for Reorganization Meeting)