40 samoset rd, winchester, ma 01890

Team Members

Who will be Involved? :       
       Through consensus building and facilitated workshops, all staff, students, families, partner organizations and community residents will be encouraged and invited to participate in conversations about WPS core values, and to contribute recommendations for 5-7 year focus areas/long term strategic objectives for Winchester Public Schools.  Online surveys will also be used for those unable to attend workshops. Stakeholders will be encouraged to share ideas and to participate using existing structures (i.e. Supt Advisory, Leadership Team, School Advisory Councils, Student Councils, PISC, and Leadership Clubs)

·        A working team (WT) and advisory team (AT) composed of parent, school, leadership, partner and community stakeholder representatives will be charged with supporting the work of the initiative.  Bringing a valuable perspective, The AT/WT will guide the process to meet its objectives and ensure the process is as engaging and inclusive as possible. WT/AT members will be asked to share their ideas and suggestions regarding the core values and focus areas.


Strategic Visioning - Working Group:

Cindy Bohne, School Committee Member
Carolyn Troy, Director of Counseling Health and Wellness
Andrea Phelan, Assistant Principal, Lynch Elementary School
Anna Paradis, Teacher, WHS Math
Christina Costas, Teacher, WHS Social Studies
Karen Fagan, Teacher, McCall Foreign Languages
Carolyn Plosky, Teacher, McCall English Language Arts
Christina Capodanno, Teacher, Muraco Elementary School, Fourth Grade 
Paul Debenedictis, Teacher, Lincoln Elementary School, First Grade
Mai Harrison, Winchester Parent-Teacher Associations Council (PISC)
Brand Wilhoite, Winchester Special Education Parents Advisory Council
Mia Carazza, Student, WHS

Strategic Visioning -  Advisory Group

Chris Linskey, School Committee
Sean Walsh, Director of Personnel
Leigh Petrowsky, Principal, Ambrose Elementary School
Paula Conis, Assistant Principal, WHS
John Fleming, Coach and Teacher, WHS Excel Program
Jim Gogolos, Teacher, McCall Science
Jessica Held, Vinson-Owen Visual Arst Teacher
Seeme Moreira, Winchester Multicultural Network Member
Emily Trent, FAN and Community Member