School Committee Staff Directory
Helen A. Friel, Ed.D.
Assistant to the Superintendent/Clerk of the School Committee
Carleen M. Magri
The Worcester School Committee is the legislative and policy-making body charged with supervision of the Worcester Public School System. Under Chapter 71, Section 37 of the Massachusetts General Laws, it
"shall have the power to select and to terminate the superintendent, shall review and approve budgets for public education in the district and shall establish educational goals and policies for the schools in the district consistent with the requirements of law and statewide goals and standards established by the Massachusetts Board of Education."
It also conducts collective bargaining with all employee organizations.
Under Chapter 71, Section 59 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the School Committee may, upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, also establish and appoint the following positions:
- Assistant or Associate Superintendent(s)
- School Business Administrator
- Administrator of Special Education
- School Physician
- Registered Nurses
- Legal Counsel
The School Committee may approve or disapprove the hiring of said positions.
Under Chapter 76, Section 1 of the Massachusetts General Laws, it
“shall approve a private school when satisfied that the instruction in all the studies required by law equals in thoroughness and efficiency, and in the progress made therein, that in the public schools in the same city.”
School Committee Members
Current School Committee Agenda
- Agenda #24 and 24A September 15, 2022
- Agenda #23 September 1, 2022
- Agenda #22 August 18, 2022
- Agenda #21 July 21, 2022
- Agenda #20 June 27, 2022
- Agenda #19 June 16, 2022
- Finance and Operations
- Governance and Employee Issues
- School and Student Performance
- Teaching, Learning and Student Supports