Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors meets monthly and typically holds several monthly Committee meetings. Those Committee meetings include: Education, Business and Finance, and Personnel. All Board and Committee meetings, except Executive Sessions and Personnel meetings, are open to the public.
Education and Committee items proposed for consideration by the Board are developed by the Superintendent’s Cabinet.
In addition to the three Committees, Ad Hoc Subcommittees include three Board Members and meet as needed. All members of the Board are permitted to attend any Ad Hoc Subcommittee meeting.
Additional Ad Hoc Subcommittees include: Negotiations, Policy and Monitoring, Agenda Process, Student Performance, Charter Schools, School Safety & Security, Information & Technology, and Board Effectiveness.
Sylvia C. Wilson, President
Kevin Carter, First Vice President
Terry Kennedy, Second Vice President
Committees and Chairs
Business/Finance: Kevin Carter (Chair), Terry Kennedy (Co-Chair)
Communications and Marketing: Cindy Falls (Chair), Devon Taliaferro (Co-Chair)
Education: Sylvia Wilson (Chair), Devon Taliaferro (Co-Chair), Pam Harbin (Co-Chair)
Government Relations: Pam Harbin (Chair), Bill Gallagher (Co-Chair), Veronica Edwards (Co-Chair)
Negotiations: Cindy Falls (Chair), Bill Gallagher (Co-Chair), Sylvia Wilson (Co-Chair)
Personnel: Bill Gallagher (Chair), Terry Kennedy (Co-Chair)
Policy: Terry Kennedy (Chair), Pam Harbin (Co-Chair)
Safety: Devon Taliaferro (Chair), Veronica Edwards (Co-Chair)