The School Committee oversees Dedham's public schools, by appointing leadership, reviewing and approving budgets, and setting school education goals and policies, as defined by State law and Town Charter Section 3-3

For meetings dates, visit the Dedham Public Schools Calendar.
For agendas & minutes, visit the School Committee web page.

Members

The School Committee has seven members who are elected to 3-year terms, with an equal number of terms expiring each year as is feasible. Town elections are held annually on the second Saturday of April.

Current members include:

NAME   ROLE  TERM EXPIRES
Mayanne MacDonald Briggs Chair  2019
 Stephen M. Bilafer  Vice Chair  2018
 Kevin R. Coughlin
Member  2018
Lisa Laprade
Member  2018
Tracey White  Member  2019
Joshua Donati Member  2020
 Melissa Pearrow Member  2020

Contact

Town boards and committees consist of volunteers who may not be available during business hours. If you need a response during business hours, please contact Dedham Public Schools Administration.

Meetings

The School Committee typically meets the first and third Wednesday of each month. Meeting dates and times are posted at Town Hall and the Dedham Public Library at least 48 hours before each meeting in compliance with the Massachusetts Open Meeting Law.

 

 

 

The Board of Assessors meets on the third Thursday of each month, but not on even-numbered days.