SCHOOL COMMITTEE

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)


Armand Wray, Chair

awray@longmeadow.k12.ma.us


Bronwyn Monahan, Vice Chair

bmonahan@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Ryan Kelly, Clerk

rkelly@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Gianna Allentuck

gallentuck@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Susan Bell

sbell@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Jamie Hensch

jhensch@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Kevin Shea

kmshea@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Armen Asik

Student Representative

arasik@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

SCHOOL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2019-2020

FINANCE SUB COMMITTEE

(Capital Planning)

(Food Service Advisory)

Jamie Hensch

Ryan Kelly

Bronwyn Monahan


POLICY SUB COMMITTEE

(Wellness Policy Review)

Gianna Allentuck

Susan Bell

Kevin Shea

EVALUATION SUB COMMITTEE

Susan Bell

Ryan Kelly

Bronwyn Monahan

Negotiations

Not filled

Tax Ceiling Task Force

Armand Wray


LPVEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Once/Month)

Corporate

Ryan Kelly

LPVEC BOARD OF GOVERNORS (Once/month)

Collaborative

Bronwyn Monahan

WARRANTS

Jamie Hensch

(Ryan Kelly backup)

PAYROLL

Ryan Kelly

SEAL

Gianna Allentuck


WELLNESS POLICY REVIEW

Kevin Shea

HIGH SCHOOL START TIME

Kevin Shea


In Dialogue Liaison

Susie Bell

School Representatives/Liaisons

Blueberry - Bronwyn Monahan

Center - Jamie Hensch

Wolf Swamp Road - Armand Wray

Glenbrook - Ryan Kelly

Williams - Gianna Allentuck

LHS - Kevin Shea

2019-2020 Goals

The Longmeadow School Committee is committed to continuous improvement. In doing so, the Committee commits to these measurable outcomes during the 2019-2020 school year:

Community Communication and Relations:

A. The School Committee will communicate monthly with parents and the community by submitting an informational message distributed via local school newsletters. The messaging will include links to useful information and minutes of the Committee meetings.

B. The School Committee will invite students from each school to SC meetings to showcase student work that represents district initiatives, goals, and civic involvement.

District Governance:

A. Foster collaboration and communication between the Committee and District Administration team by holding joint events at least twice a year, one focused on relationship building and one focused on the goals of the District.

B. The School Committee will support and supervise the Superintendent’s Plan though a mid-year check in, January, and end of year evaluation, May.

Student Learning:

A. The Committee will support the exploration of a broader vision/definition of student learning and student success. This would include exploration of partnerships in the community where students could learn through experiential offerings.

Fiscal:

A. The Committee will continue to advocate for funding for the district by working with other town officials, committees, and our legislative delegates.

B. The Committee will participate with the Tax Ceiling Task Force.

Middle Schools:

A. The Committee will continue to support the submitted Statements of Interest for the middle schools and work with the Massachusetts School Building Authority in their process to assess the needs of the community.


Goals approved 9-10-2019