School Committee

2016-18 School Committee

Medford School Committee

Current two year term expires January 2018

Chairperson: Mayor Stephanie M. Burke
Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive
(781) 393-2408

Vice Chairperson Ann Marie Cugno
871 Fellsway
cugnocares@comcast.net
781-396-1783

Erin DiBenedetto
21 Dearborn Street
edibenedetto@comcast.net
781-391-5139

Kathy Kreatz
391 Fulton Street
Kathykreatz@ymail.com
781-589-6691

Mea Quinn Mustone
33 Morgan Avenue
781-391-5909
meamustone@yahoo.com

Robert E. Skerry, Jr.
72 Terrace Road
rskerry@medford.k12.ma.us
781-396-9092

Secretary Paulette Van der Kloot
146 Pine Ridge Road
781-488-3366
pvanderkloot@gmail.com


Community Participation

Any citizen in the audience may be given permission to speak once at School Committee meetings regarding any item on the agenda for up to three minutes on any one item.

A Community Participation portion of the agenda be established which will give any citizen the privilege of placing any item before the School Committee or be heard on any item. Any item to be presented must be submitted in writing to the Superintendent of Schools by the Wednesday noon prior to the scheduled meeting, with a maximum of five (5) minutes allowed for any one presentation.


Meeting Information

Attending Meetings

Regular meetings are usually held in the Howard Alden Memorial Chambers, located on the second floor of Medford City Hall, at 7:00 pm. Meetings are often held at Medford High School, 489 Winthrop Street.
Any location changes will be noted in the schedule below. The School Committee generally meets on two Mondays each month. Committee of the Whole and other special meetings are occasionally held in other locations. Please be sure to check the Medford Public Schools website under “Latest News” for announcements of those meetings and their locations. Meetings agendas are also posted in the news section and on the School Committee webpage prior to the meeting.

Watching Meetings on Television

Regular meetings are broadcast live on Channel 22 (Comcast customers) or Channel 43 (Verizon customers) starting at 7:00pm. Meetings are replayed on Channel 15 (Comcast customers) and Channel 45 (Verizon customers) on Wednesday, 7 pm and Saturday and Sunday, 11 am during the same week of the meeting. Please note that School Committee meetings are replayed on Channel 15, not Channel 16.

Meetings are occasionally broadcast live on Channel 15. Live meeting announcements for Channel 15 will be posted in the Latest News section of the district homepage and also on the Channel 15 bulletin board.

Please Note: Meetings are subject to change. Please check this page and the district homepage frequently for updates. Committee of the Whole Meetings and other special meetings are usually announced on the homepage under “Latest News.” When Committee of the Whole and other special meetings are videotaped they will be replayed on Channel 15 and their broadcast schedule will be posted on the homepage.

Watching Meetings Online

Please see the Medford, Massachusetts YouTube channel to view previously broadcast meetings.

2017-2018 Regular Meeting Schedule

September October
September 11, 2017- Caron Theater, Medford High School
September 18, 2017- Community Access TV Studio, Medford High School
October 2, 2017- Community Access TV Studio, Medford High School
October 16, 2017
November December
November 13, 2017- Regular meeting postponed to Nov. 20; Committee of the Whole meeting in Superintendent’s Conference Room, MHS, 7 pm
November 20, 2017
December 4, 2017- Community Access TV Studio, Medford High School
December 18, 2017
January February
January 8, 2018 (Organizational Meeting)
January 22, 2018
February 5, 2018
February 12, 2018
March April
March 5, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 2, 2018
April 9, 2018
May June
May 7, 2018
May 21, 2018
June 4, 2018
June 18, 2018

Current Meeting Agendas and Minutes
2017-2018 School Year

Please note that meeting minutes need to be approved by the School Committee before they are posted online. Typically the minutes from the previous meeting are before the Committee for approval at each regular meeting.

Agendas are posted when they are finalized, which usually happens a few days before a meeting.

The below meetings are regular meetings unless otherwise noted. Other meetings, such as subcommittee meetings or Meetings of the Whole, are posted as they are announced.

September October
September 11, 2017
Meeting agenda
Meeting minutes
September 18, 2017
Committee of the Whole meeting 6:00 pm
Regular meeting 7:00 pm
October 2, 2017
Meeting agenda
October 16, 2017
Meeting agenda
Meeting minutes
October 18, 2017
Committee of the Whole
November December
November 13, 2017
Regular meeting postponed to Nov. 20; Committee of the Whole meeting in Superintendent’s conference room, MHS, 7 pm
Committee of the Whole Meeting agenda
Meeting minutes
November 15, 2017
Committee of the Whole Meeting agenda
November 20, 2017
Meeting agenda
Meeting minutes
November 27, 2017
Committee of the Whole meeting agenda
Meeting minutes
December 4, 2017
Meeting agenda
December 11, 2017
Committee of the Whole meeting agenda
December 18, 2017
Meeting agenda
December 21, 2017
Superintendent Search Subcommittee meeting agenda
January February
January 8, 2018 (Organizational Meeting)
January 22, 2018
February 5, 2018
February 12, 2018
March April
March 5, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 2, 2018
April 9, 2018
May June
May 7, 2018
May 21, 2018
June 4, 2018
June 18, 2018