School Governance Council
Background and Mission: School Governance Councils were created by the CT Public Act 10-111 to enable parents, school staff, students (where appropriate) and community leaders to work together to improve student achievement. School Governance Councils serve in an an advisory capacity and are charged with assisting the school administration in making programmatic and operational changes to improve the school's achievement. The Hamden High School School Governance Council currently meets on a monthly schedule and is reviewing, and prioritizing, the recommendations set forth in the NEASC Visiting Committee Report of 2015.
School Governance Council Meeting Schedule for 2019-2020
Monday, October 19, 2020 (cancelled) November 16, December 21, January 25, February 22, March 15, April 19, and May 17. All meetings are held on Mondays from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM. All meetings are virtual until further notice.
Current School Governance Council Members
Parent and Community Members: Frank Dixon, Nancy Restivo, Melinda Saller, Greg Theriault, Mark Zarrillo, and two member vacancies, TBA
Community Leader: Evelyn Cumberbatch and John Hannah
Teacher Members: John Donohue, Mark Gabriel, Andrew Hull, Elizabeth Marini, and Ann Stiltner
Student Members: Jack Purdue and one member vacancy, TBD
Board of Education Representative: Chris Daur