LONGMEADOW PUBLIC SCHOOLS | 535 BLISS ROAD | LONGMEADOW, MA 01106 | P 413-565-4200 | F 413-565-4215
The Longmeadow School Committee is an elected body with seven members. School Committee members are elected to their positions to serve terms of three years. Elections are held in June with no more than three terms expiring each year.
The School Committe has the dual responsibility for implementing statutory requirements pertaining to public education and meeting local citizens' expectations for the education of the community's youth. School Committee has established a document to explain Roles and Responsibilities for School Committee and the Superintendent.
Formal correspondence to the Longmeadow School Committee should be made, in writing, and mailed to: 535 Bliss Road, Longmeadow, MA 01106. Correspondence must be received by 12:00 noon on the Wednesday prior to a scheduled School Committee meeting, in order to be entered as official correspondence during that meeting.
The School Committee may also receive correspondence using the link to their official school Email addresses (School Committee Email)
Ryan Kelly, Chair
Bronwyn Monahan, Vice Chair
Kevin Shea, Clerk
SCHOOL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2020-2021
FINANCE SUB COMMITTEE
(Food Service Advisory)
POLICY SUB COMMITTEE
(Wellness Policy Review)
EVALUATION SUB COMMITTEE
CURRICULUM SUB COMMITTEE (Ad Hoc)
Tax Ceiling Task Force
LPVEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Once/Month)
LPVEC BOARD OF GOVERNORS (Once/month)
(Gianna Allentuck backup)
In Dialogue Liaison
WELLNESS POLICY REVIEW
Energy and Sustainability
HIGH SCHOOL START TIME
Blueberry - Bronwyn Monahan
Center - Jamie Hensch
Wolf Swamp Road - VACANT
Glenbrook - Ryan Kelly
Williams - Gianna Allentuck
LHS - Kevin Shea
The Longmeadow School Committee is committed to continuous improvement. In doing so, through resource allocation, policy development and curriculum review, the Committee commits to these measurable outcomes during the 2020-2021 school year:
Community Communication and Relations:
A. The School Committee will communicate monthly with parents and the community via local school newsletters. The messaging will include links to the minutes of the Committee meetings.
B. The School Committee will host students and educators from the district to SC meetings to showcase student work that represents district initiatives, goals, and civic involvement. Showcases may be conducted remotely.
Culture and Climate:
A. The School Committee will advocate and support the district’s commitment to inclusive, anti-racist educational practice, culture and climate.
B. The School Committee will advocate and support the district’s commitment to Social and Emotional Learning.
Health and Safety:
A. The Committee will prioritize the health and safety of each member of the district learning community.
A. The Committee will support the district administration in its efforts to improve and standardize the expectations for teaching and learning during the pandemic.
B. The School Committee will support the
implementation of the Vision of the Graduate, and
a broader vision/definition of student learning and student success.
A. The Committee will continue to advocate for funding for the district by working with other town officials, committees, and our legislative delegates.
Goal Setting and Progress Monitoring:
A. The School Committee will foster collaboration and communication between the Committee and District Administrative Team by holding joint events at least twice a year, one focused on relationship building and one focused on the goals of the District.
Goals approved 10-13-2020