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Hanover Public Schools
School Committee

Last Updated: 11/13/2015

  Hanover School Committee Members
John Geary

Service began 2012
Ruth Lynch

Vice Chairperson
Service began 2013
Michael Phillips
Service began 2013
Kim Booker
Service began 2014
Libby Corbo
Service began 2015
  Meeting Dates

Meeting dates are posted with the Town Clerk (Hanover Town Hall). Meetings are held at Hanover High School in the Multi-purpose Room and begin at 7:00 PM unless otherwise noted (*). Click on a meeting date for more information about the meeting (if applicable).

2015 2016
  For more information about a particular meeting, view the meeting Agendas & Minutes.  

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  Committee Responsibilities
  • Policy: Development of policies as a guide for administrative action and for employing a superintendent who will implement its policies.
  • Educational Planning and Evaluation: Establishment of educational objectives that will guide the committee and staff goals and working together for the continuing improvement of the educational program.
  • Budget: Provision of financial resources that will enable the school system to carry out the Committee's policies.
  • Appraisal: Evaluation of the effectiveness of its policies and their implementation.
  • Public Relations: Providing adequate and direct means for keeping local citizenry informed about the schools and for keeping itself and school staff informed about the needs and wishes of the public. The Superintendent and the administrative staff are responsible for the execution of the district policies and goals.

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  Order of Business
  • Call to Order
  • Public Comments
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Reports
  • Action Items
  • Other Business and Committee Announcements
  • Next Meeting Items

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  Citizen Commitment
  The School Committee is an elected body that works for the students and citizens of Hanover. Your input is welcome. Persons in attendance may ask questions and comment after the School Committee has had an opportunity to discuss the agenda items and provided that the Chair has  recognized them. The intent of Roberts' Rules of Order governs the proceedings of the meetings. When you are recognized, please state your name. It is not appropriate or permissible for the Committee to allow personal comments against any individual. Since the School Committee usually has a full agenda, we ask that you keep your comments brief and to the point.

An appeal from a decision of the Superintendent to the Committee must be made in writing and signed.

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