What’s New:

COVID-19 Testing Guidance for School Committees – published in February 2021 by the Safer Teachers, Safer Students K-12 Testing Collaborative of which Wellesley was a founding district
School Committee Resolutions:


About the School Committee:

The School Committee is a legislative body comprised of 5 members elected during town elections in March and who serve 3-year terms. In addition to supporting the core values, vision and mission of the Wellesley Public Schools, the Committee’s responsibilities are to:

  • Develop and manage school policies
  • Support the allocation of resources by overseeing budget & facilities
  • Hire and review superintendent of schools
  • Advocate for the school district

School Committee Member Roles & Assignments


To send a message to the School Committee & Superintendent, please email: School_Committee@wellesleyps.org

School Committee Members:

Catherine Mirick, Chair
Linda Chow, Vice Chair
Leda Eizenberg, Secretary
Melissa Martin, Member
Jim Roberti, Member

School Committee Bios – Click on a name above to see their bio

Student Advisory Committee:   Rachel White, Ian Lei, Katharine Bhatt and Grace Bida

Meeting Times and Materials:
Meetings are held primarily on Tuesdays, in the Felix R. Juliani Meeting Room, Wellesley Town Hall. Please check the Town of Wellesley Meeting Calendar for up-to-date information on meeting dates and agendas. Refer to Agendas, Presentations & Minutes 2021-22 for materials from meetings that have already taken place.

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Watch School Committee Meetings on Wellesley Media:

Online at wellesleymedia.org
Comcast 8 & 9
Verizon 39 & 40

Public Outreach:

The School Committee is pleased to continue its Office Hours virtually.  Office Hours provide the community an opportunity for engagement with one or two members of the Committee.  Community members who wish to engage with the Committee should sign up at this link or email Sarah Cullen at cullens@wellesleyps.org for a time slot.  The next scheduled session is Wednesday October 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Community members who wish to engage with the Committee but cannot attend office hours are encouraged to participate in Public Comment at a future meeting, or email the Committee and the Superintendent at school_committee@wellesleyps.org.

Members also participate in monthly Central Council meetings to discuss relevant issues.

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