Board of Education
In order to perform its duties in an open and public manner and in accordance with state law, the Preston Board of Education usually holds regular business meetings in accordance with the posted calendar. Parents, students, and other community members are encouraged to attend.
Meetings of the Board of Education follow a planned posted agenda. At certain time in the agenda the Board Chairperson will recognize individuals who want to make a statement, not more than 5 minutes in length, or to express a viewpoint. In addition, if they give advance notice to the Superintendent, individuals with relevant issues for discussion may have such issues placed on a future Board agenda for a more thorough discussion of the topic.
The Board's main purpose is policy setting designed to improve student learning. Board members are interested in the public's opinion on district issues, which can assist them in formulating policy that reflects community values and expectations.
The Preston Board of Education holds meetings in accordance with posted calendar. Please be sure to review the up to date minutes from the Board of Education and its sub-committee.
The legal authority of the Board will be transmitted through the Superintendent as shown on the organizational chart below. The district organization chart will be prepared by the Superintendent and approved by the Board. The lines on the chart will represent direction of authority and responsibility.
Board Member Contact Information
View the file below to find out how to contact Board members.
Virtual Board of Education Meetings
You can now view the recordings of the Board of Education virtual meetings below.
Board of Education Budget
Freedom of Information Act Officer
Preston Public Schools' Freedom of Information Act Officer is John Spang. Please contact him at 860-889-6098, extension 1423.
Monthly Financial Reports
CABE Meeting Page and Agendas
Board of Education Meeting Agendas and Minutes can be accessed at the Preston Public Schools Meetings BoardBook.
CABE-powered Board of Education Policies Portal
Below is the online policy manual for the Preston Public Schools Board of Education.
The Preston Board of Education works with several sub-committees focused on specific areas of needs. See below for specific information.
- Transportation Committee - Charles Raymond, Deborah Burke-Grabarek, Daniel Harris
- Curriculum Committee - Cindy Luty and Deborah Burke-Grabarek
- Negotiations Committee - tbd for each by the Board's Chair
- Finance Committee - Tom Turner, Ed Gauthier, Sean Nugent
- LEARN Representative - Cindy Luty
- CABE Liaison - Sean Nugent