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 of Education Meetings

There are three ways to participate in public comment:



90 Town Street, Norwich, CT 06360

Facebook Livestream CHAT:

Submit your question in the chat section of our Facebook Livestream when the district opens public comment. The Board Chair will address each comment in the order received.

Meetings (Sept 2020 - Present)

Past Meetings



Meeting & TV Air Dates

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

Brad Henry

BOE Members

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

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