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

Susan Bell

sbell@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

Vacant

Vacant

Vacant

Brahadesh (Breggy) Sivakumar

Student Representative

brsivak@longmeadow.k12.ma.us

SCHOOL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS 2018-2019

FINANCE SUB COMMITTEE

CAPITAL PLANNING

Ryan Kelly

TBD



POLICY SUB COMMITTEE

Bronwyn Monahan

TBD

Negotiations

TBD

EVALUATION SUB COMMITTEE

Ryan Kelly

TBD


MIDDLE SCHOOL WORKING GROUP

TBD

FOOD SERVICES

TBD

LPVEC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (Once/Month)

Corporate

Ryan Kelly

LPVEC BOARD OF GOVERNORS (Once/month)

Collaborative

Bronwyn Monahan

HIGH SCHOOL START TIME

Bronwyn Monahan

WARRANTS

Ryan Kelly

(Bronwyn Monahan backup)

PAYROLL

Ryan Kelly

NAMING

Not filled

TAX CEILING TASK FORCE

Armand Wray


WELLNESS

TBD

METCO LIAISON

TBD

SEAL

TBD

School Representatives/Liaisons

Blueberry - Bronwyn Monahan

Center -TBD

Wolf Swamp Road - TBD

Glenbrook - Ryan Kelly

Williams - TBD

LHS - TBD

2018-2019 Goals

Goal 1 - To engage all stakeholders to sustain the District’s commitment to academic excellence and promote the wellbeing of all students with attention to physical, social and emotional health.

      • Support the development and use of advisory councils by granting designated time for the councils to present information to the SC and engage in discussion with committee members and administrators.
      • Support the identification and use of benchmarks to measure and report on the district’s success in promoting academic excellence and the wellbeing of students.

Goal 2 - To support student learning opportunities that are engaging, student centered and meet the needs of all learners.

      • Support and encourage the use of multiple data sources for evidence of student growth and academic achievement across all subgroups.
      • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of standards-based report cards at the elementary level.
      • Support, encourage, and evaluate programs, conferences and professional development that address student centered learning.
      • Support and encourage the use of multiple data sources for evidence of student growth and academic achievement across all subgroups.

Goal 3 - To proactively and effectively communicate with learning community stakeholders to foster collaborative and trusting relationships.

      • Participate in team-building.
      • Utilize various media outlets (press release school website etc.) to proactively communicate with the community on issues and activities of the school Committee that affect the district.
      • Support the creation of a public document outlining the District’s goals, accountability measures and benchmarks.

Goal 4 - To support through the budget process, district improvement and long- range planning goals.

      • Support the submission of the Statement of Interest (SOI) to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) advocating for funds to repair/replace the middle schools
      • Collaborate with Administration and support through the budgeting process, the continued articulation of a coordinated and aligned pre-k through 12th + grade curriculum.
      • Categorize and prioritize capital improvement projects and gather local support to address the physical needs of the District’s school buildings.
      • Support the pursuit of public and private grants to drive the implementation of district goals.


Goals approved 10-23-2018