The Board of Education is comprised of seven members, including: the Mayor, four members appointed by the Mayor; two members who are elected by education district (New Haven is divided into two education districts) and two non-voting positions filled student’s from New Haven Public Schools.
Members appointed by the Mayor must be approved by the Board of Alders. Term, in years, for board membership are as follows: appointed (4), elected (4), students (2).
The board oversees the management and control of the department responsible for public education in the city. This body shall have the entire charge, control and management of all the public schools in the City, and of the expenditure of all funds appropriated for the support and maintenance of said public schools.
For a full list of the board’s powers and duties under Title I, Article VII, Section 3A of the Revised City Charter, click here.
|Party Affiliation||Name||Address||Term Expiration|
|Ex-Officio||Mayor Justin Elicker||City Hall|
|Dem.||Dr. Tamiko Jackson-McArthur||50 Bellevue Rd||12/31/2021
|Unaff||Yesenia Rivera, President||133 West Rock Avenue||12/31/2024
|Dem||Larry Conaway||231 Colony Rd||12/31/2021|
|Unaff||Matthew Wilcox||1135 Forest Road||12/31/2022|
|Elected||Dr. Edward Joyner||130 Judwin Avenue||12/31/2021|
|Elected||Darnell Goldson||66 West Hills Road||12/31/2023|