Board of Education

The Cincinnati Board of Education is the governing body for the Cincinnati Public School District. The Board is comprised of seven people elected at large by voters to four-year terms. The Board elects its president and vice president annually from among its members at the organizational meeting (usually, the first Monday in January).


Pictured left to right: Minera, Jones, Bates, Copeland-Dansby, Hoffman, Bolton and Nelms.

2016 Board of Education

President - Ericka Copeland-Dansby #
Vice President -  Melanie Bates #


 * Term expires December 31, 2019
 # Term expires December 31, 2017

 CPS’ Board Elects Copeland-Dansby, Bates as 2016 Officers (news release)