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Mission Statement

The Port Jervis City School District, in partnership with our community, has an uncompromising commitment to measurably improve student achievement and prepare students to be productive and responsible life-long learners, ready to meet the challenges of citizenship in our ever-changing global society.

 

About the Board

The Port Jervis Board of Education is comprised of nine unsalaried local citizens who serve three-year terms. Members are elected by the voters in our district to establish policy and direct the administration of our schools. As your representatives, the Board exercises the community's rights to citizen control over public education.

2017 - 2018

Port Jervis City School District Board of Education


  • Judith Amato, '81, President

  • Tanya Parker-Hughes, '89, Vice President

  • Brian Dewey

  • Debbie Lasch, '77

  • Valerie Maginsky, '78

  • Joan McBride

  • Cathy Sadaghiani

  • Florence Santini

  • Robert Witherow


Board Meetings

All Board meetings are open to  the public. Port Jervis residents are encouraged to attend the regular meetings, which are generally held twice monthly on Tuesday evenings in the high school cafeteria. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m., immediately after a 6:30 p.m. executive session.


Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The 2017-18 Board meeting schedule is listed below. Agendas are added to the online schedule the Friday prior to the regularly-scheduled meetings.

In accordance with the NYS Open Meetings Law, documents scheduled to be discussed at a Board meeting, such as proposed resolutions and policies, are available to the public. The documents are linked to the online agenda. Printed copies of the agenda are also available at the Board meetings. Minutes are posted within two weeks of the Board meeting.

2017-18 Meeting schedule

  • July 5, 2017 - Organizational Board Meeting/Election of Officers
    MINUTES  |  AGENDA   |  VIDEO
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 1a, Enc. 1b, Enc. 1c, Enc. 1d
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 1e, Enc. 1f, Enc. 1g, Enc. 1h
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 2, Enc. 3, Enc. 4, Enc. 5, Enc. 6
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 7, Enc. 8, Enc. 9, Enc. 10, Enc. 11
    Financial Report - FR-1
    Financial Report - FR-2
    Financial Report - FR-3
    Financial Report - FR-4
    Financial Report - FR-5
  • July 14, 2017 - Special Meeting of the Board of Education
    MINUTES  |  AGENDA 
  • July 25, 2017 - (Due to Natl. Night Out, Tues, Aug. 1)
    MINUTES  |  AGENDA   |  VIDEO
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 1, Enc. 2, Enc. 3a
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 3b, Enc. 4, Enc. 5
    ENCLOSURES: Enc. 6
  • August 15, 2017 - Adopt Tax Warrant & Last Minute Appointments
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  • September 5, 2017 -
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  • September 19, 2017 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • October 3, 2017 -
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  • October 17, 2017 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • November 14, 2017 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • December 12, 2017 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • January 16, 2018 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • February 6, 2018 -
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  • February 20, 2018 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • March 6, 2018 -
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  • March 20, 2018 - Board Meeting/Workshop
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  • April 3, 2018 - Board Adopts Budget for 2018-2019 School Year
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  • April 19, 2018 (Thursday) - BOCES Budget Vote
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  • May 1, 2018 - Public Budget Hearing
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  • May 17, 2018 - Canvass of the Vote and Regular Meeting
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  • June 5, 2018 -
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Board Policy Manual

All policies adopted by the Board of Education are available online. The Board Policy Committee meets throughout the school year to review, revise, and adopt district policies and regulations, as needed. The Online Policy Manual is updated whenever a new or revised policy is approved by the Board.