• Morris School District Board of Education

    Composition of the Board

    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. Two Morristown High School students also participate in Board meetings as non-voting members.

    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.

    Public Comment Welcome at Board Meetings

    Members of the public are encouraged and welcome to attend all Board of Education meetings. A calendar of scheduled Board meetings from January, 2019 through January 2, 2020 is posted 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 the location of Board meetings or starting times for closed or open sessions will be noted below and on the home page calendar of the District website.  A portion of each meeting is set aside for public comment.
    Board of Education Meeting Dates January 2019 - January 2020
    January 2 (reorganization meeting) & 28
    February 25
    March 11 & 25 
    April 8 -- NEW TIME: public session at 8:00 PM
    May 6 & 20
    June 3 & 24
    July 22
    August 26
    September 9 & 23
    October 7 & 21
    November 4, 25, & 5*
    December 9
    January 2, 2020 (reorganization meeting); snow date for reorganization meeting January 6
    *November 5, 2019 School Board Election Date