Michael A. Durso – Back to School with the Montgomery County Board of Education
The Montgomery County Board of Education is the official educational policy-making body in the county. The Board is responsible for the direction and operation of the public school system. The Board consists of seven county residents elected by voters for a four-year term and a student elected by secondary school students for a one-year term. Board members are elected countywide but run at-large or from the Board district in which they reside. Today’s speaker, Michael A. Durso, is current president of the Board, Durso was elected to his second four-year term on November 4, 2014. He currently serves as the Board’s president and as a member of the Board’s Committee on Special Populations. He has served more than 44 years in education, including 13 years with Montgomery County Public Schools as principal of Springbrook High School.