School Committee

COVID 19 Update
Pursuant to the Executive Order issued by Governor Baker on March 15, 2020, the School Committee Office will be closed to the public as of 5PM on Monday, March 16, 2020.

The School Committee will continue to hold Regular, Special and Sub-Committee meetings virtually and in person. Members of the public cannot be physically present during these meetings.

Members of the Community are invited to attend and/or participate in Regular and Special Meetings of the Cambridge School Committee the following ways:

  1. Watch a School Committee Meeting
    Meetings will be livestreamed online and broadcast on Cambridge Educational Access TV (CEATV) Channel 98/99, as usual, and public comment will be heard through a call-in.

  2. To call in using the ZOOM app on your computer or mobile device.

Please see the applications and instructions that are located on the right side of this page.

General Information
The Cambridge School Committee is a seven member board. Six members are elected at large. The Mayor, who is elected from and by the nine elected City Council Members, serves as Chair of the School Committee. The School Committee determines overall School Department policy and budget.

Meeting Schedule
In accordance with the Rules of the School Committee, Chapter I, Section 2, Regular Meetings. "The regular meetings of the School Committee shall be held on the first and third Tuesday evenings at 6:00 o’clock during the months of September through June; and Section 3.1, Hearings. "The second Tuesday of each month, during the months of September through June, shall be set aside for hearings required by law or as the Superintendent and School Committee jointly deem advisable.”

The School Committee meets at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 459 Broadway, Cambridge in the Dr. Henrietta Attles Meeting Room, formerly known as the School Committee Meeting Room. Please enter through the door marked for the School Committee on Broadway. All meetings are open to the public.

Cambridge School Committee Meetings are broadcast over Channel 99. Re-broadcasts are on Channel 99: Tues, Thurs. and Sat. at 6PM; Wed, Fri. and Sun. at 10AM. School Committee live meetings are now available online when in session. Please contact us if you have any viewing issues.

watch meeting online when in session
Virtual Meetings
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About the School Committee

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Dosha E. Beard: Executive Secretary to the School Committee
617.349.6620
Fax: 617.349.6624
To email the entire School Committee, send your email to: SchoolCom@cpsd.us.

School Committee Office Location
Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School, 459 Broadway, 1st Floor, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE NOTE: The School Committee employs the Superintendent and the School Committee Attorney. All other employees are employed directly by the Superintendent of Schools upon recommendation of staff. Click here for information regarding employment opportunities.

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