School Site Council

  • The Sumner School Site Council is a governing or advisory body that is comprised of equal voting members of parents and staff. The School Site Council includes representation from school administration, staff, parents, and the community. All members of the Sumner community are invited to attend meetings and be part of the discussion. The Site Council meets once a month to review
 and
 approve
 school
 policy, 
including
 but
 not
 limited 
to: Parent Engagement Plan, Quality School Improvement Plan (QSIP), school budget, reviews curriculum, forms personnel subcommittees for hiring and decide on general school policies.

    Current members of the Sumner School SSC include: Meghan Welch (principal; SSC chair), Patricia Cartwright (BTU rep), Diana Fortin (BTU rep), Diana Ainsley Paul (BTU rep; SSC co-clerk), Adriana Snow (BTU rep; SSC co-clerk), Stephanie Golas (parent rep), Amanda Lukens (parent rep; SSC co-chair), Kate Markiewicz (parent rep), Matt McCloskey (parent rep), Sean O'Brien (parent alternate rep), Emil Peñarubia (parent rep), Nicol Riley (parent rep), and Mae Tobin-Hochstadt (parent rep).

    Meetings are held in hybrid format (in person at the Sumner Lower School and via zoom) unless otherwise noted. Meeting dates for the 2023-2024 school year are as follows (all meetings run from 6:00-7:30pm unless otherwise noted):

    October 10, 2023
    November 2, 2023
    December 5, 2023
    January 4, 2024
    January 25, 2024
    February 6, 2024
    March 5, 2024
    April 2, 2024
    May 7, 2024
    June 4, 2024

    An archive of School Site Council Meeting notes can be accessed below: