Board Committees are an opportunity for Board Members to engage in public dialogue and establish, review, analyze, and discuss policy recommendations prior to consideration by the full Board.

Mission & Purpose

The Board of Education of the City of Philadelphia has constituted and appointed a Policy Committee. This Policy Committee will provide governance oversight of the District’s existing and any proposed policies established by and pursuant to applicable laws and regulations as well as coordination and reconciliation of existing or any proposed policies among any other committees of the Board.

  1. Setting and publishing meeting dates for the Committee;

  2. Reviewing and recommending policies for consideration by the Board;

  3. Reviewing and reconciling any existing and proposed policies originating or functionally deriving from and among any and all committees of the Board;

  4. Providing reports to the Board, as necessary or as requested by the Board; and

  5. Performing additional duties as assigned by the Board.

Wayne Walker, Chairperson

Julia Danzy, Member

Lee Huang, Member

Chris McGinley

Dr. Chris McGinley, Member

There will be an opportunity for public participation at each meeting of the Policy Committee. Those interested in participating may register to participate by completing the form below or by emailing your full name, policy or topic being addressed, and District Affiliation to schoolboardcommittees@philasd.org at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting at which you wish to participate.

During the public participation portion of the agenda, the Committee Chairperson will allow each registered participant two (2) minutes to share their comments and questions on any items relevant to the scope of work of the Policy Committee. Comment cards will also be available at each meeting for those who wish to submit written comments or questions.


Board Policy Manual 

SRC Policy Committee Materials 

School Year 2017-18
Meeting Dates


Policies for Consideration


April 6, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
May 1, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
June 8, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
August 11, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
September 7, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
October 5, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
November 2, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
December 7, 2017 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
January 11, 2018 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes
February 1, 2018 Agenda Draft Policies Minutes