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Superintendent’s Office
40 Samoset Road
Winchester, MA 01890
1-781-721-7004

Judith A. Evans
Superintendent
jevans@winchester.k12.ma.us

Freda Canavan
Administrative Assistant
fcanavan@winchester.k12.ma.us

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The Winchester School Committee consists of five members elected for staggered three-year terms. The Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, and Financial Officer, sit at the meeting table but are not members of the committee and do not participate in votes. The minutes of the Committee are taken by the Committee Secretary who also sits at the table.

Regular meetings of the Winchester School Committee are usually scheduled for 7:00 PM on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month from September through June at the Parkhurst School, Conference Room, 40 Samoset Road, Winchester. The Committee meetings are usually carried live on WinCam and rebroadcast on the local cable channel – Comcast 22/Verizon 36. Prior meetings are also streamed on WinCam under Municipal Meetings.

The Committee has the powers and duties as given to it by the Constitution and General Laws of the Commonwealth and such additional powers as authorized by Home Rule Charter and other Town Meeting votes. The School Committee duties include:

1. Establish goals and policies for the Winchester School System relating to education and insuring that the policies are implemented by the Administration.

2. Appoint the Superintendent of the Winchester Public Schools.

3. Make all reasonable rules and regulations, consistent with law, for the administration and management of the Winchester Public Schools.

4. Responsible for review and approval of the Winchester school system annual budget.

5. Responsible for negotiating all contracts with the Winchester Educational Association (WEA).

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