School Committee

Message to Our Community
The Cambridge School Committee recognizes the COVID-19 outbreak is having a significant impact on our community. The Committee and the District leadership team are working in collaboration and consultation with the Cambridge Public Health Department, the City of Cambridge, and state education and public health officials to make decisions regarding our response to this virus. Read on >>

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.

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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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