Board of Education

Board of Ed members posing for a group photo.

Board of Education Goals

The Board of Education believes that the ultimate goal of an education in the district schools should be to prepare each student for a world of rapid change and unforeseeable demands, while retaining the basic values and democratic principles of the American culture. Further, the district has outlined below student learning goals for our students and professional learning goals for us all as members of our educational community.

Appointments & Committee Members

Board Approved

ALL Board documents from September 2020 on will be posted here: 

Go to BoardDocs

Virtual BOE Meetings conducted live at

Public comment will occur on the Facebook live stream in the comments section. You can also submit your questions in advance by email to or mail 90 Town Street Norwich, CT 06360.


“It is only through raising expectations and striving for excellence that our children can reach their full potential.”

Brad Henry

Meeting & TV Air Dates


Swaranjit Singh Bhatia

Board of Ed Member

Carline Charmelus

Board of Ed Secretary

Aaron Daniels

Board of Ed Member

Christine Distasio

Board of Ed Member

Yvette Jacaruso

Board of Ed Member

Yvette Jacaruso Ed.D.

Board of Ed Member

Mark Kulos

Board of Ed Member

Heather Romanski

Board of Ed Chairperson

Kevin Saythany

Board of Ed Vice Chairperson

Patricia Staley

Board of Ed Member