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. Unless otherwise noted, Board meetings are held in the Learning Commons of Morristown, High School, 50 Early Street, Morristown.
The Board meets in closed session at 6:30 PM to address personnel, negotiations,and litigation matters; the open session (public portion) of meetings begins at 7:30 PM. Changes to starting times or location of Board meetings will be noted below. 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, 2016
March 14 - (Closed Session to begin at 6:00 PM)
April 25 - @ Morristown High School
June 6 @ Morristown High School) & 27
September 12 & 26 @ MHS Learning Commons
October 17@ MHS Learning Commons
November 7 & 28 @ MHS Learning Commons
December 19 @ MHS Learning Commons
January 3, 2017 (Reorganization Meeting)* @ MHS Learning Commons
* If the January 3 meeting must be postponed due to inclement weather, the meeting will be held on
January 5 @ MHS Learning Commons