Hamden High School

2040 Dixwell Avenue
(203) 407-2040
(203) 407-2041 fax  

Mr. Eric JacksonPrincipal

HHS House Information


Quinnipiac House
Assistant Principal
Grade 9 Students

Whitney House
Assistant Principal
Last Names A - F

Sleeping Giant House
Assistant Principal
Last Names G - M

Washburn House
Assistant Principal
Last Names N - Z



School Governance Council

SGC Student Representative

Please use the following form to cast your ballot.  Candidate statements are included in the form.

vote here for SGC student representative

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 members 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 2022-23


Current School Governance Council Members


Principal: Eric Jackson
Assistant Principal Scott Trauner

Chair: Karlen Meinsen, (Parent)
Vice-chair: Susan Schultheiss, (Parent)
Secretary: Nancy Restivo, (Parent)

Parent Members: Sarah Northrop, Cathy Solomon, Julie Stewart, Chris Wuerth

Community Members: John Hannah, Vicki Simiola

Teacher Members: Tina Deamicis, Katie Gurski, Tracey Jacobson, Janice Mira-Keenan, Gina Parillo

Student Members: TBD

Board of Education Representative: Mariam Khan

School Governance Committee By-laws

Amendment to By-laws, 2018

SGC Meeting Minutes