Durham Public Schools Board of Education

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    The Durham Public Schools Board of Education consists of seven non-partisan members. One member is elected at-large, four are elected from specific districts, and two are elected from consolidated districts. Board members serve four-year staggered terms.

    Board members are paid a regular monthly stipend of $1667 per month; the chairman receives $1875 per month. Board members are also reimbursed for travel expenses incurred for attending workshops or conferences or for conducting official board business.  

    The DPS BOE elects a chairperson and vice-chairperson to serve one-year terms. The superintendent of schools acts as an ex officio member of the board and serves as secretary to the board.

    For questions about the Board or any upcoming meetings, contact Nicole Smith, Executive Assistant, at 919-560-2502 or Nicole.Smith@dpsnc.net.

    Contact the Board of Education directly by emailing BOE@dpsnc.net.