The School District of Pittsburgh has a nine-member elected Board. Each Director, who serves without pay, represents one of nine geographic areas within the City of Pittsburgh and the Borough of Mt. Oliver. The Board also serves as the Board for the Pittsburgh-Mt. Oliver Intermediate Unit, one of 29 Regional Intermediate Units in Pennsylvania established to provide services such as Special Education and programs for non-public students. Board Members are elected by District to serve four-year terms.
As the policy-making body for the School District, the Board is charged with providing the best education program the community can support in accordance with the Pennsylvania School Code.
The Board’s commitment is to provide the best education possible for every student by providing outstanding teachers, programs and services which enable every student to achieve their maximum potential as they become adults.