Regional Committee Information

  • The Northborough-Southborough Regional School Committee is composed of five Northborough members and five Southborough members elected by the Towns of Northborough and Southborough. These member positions include one chair, one vice-chair, one secretary, and seven members.

    As outlined in the district strategic plan “Vision 2020: Strategically Planning For The Future”, The Vision of the Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough promotes high expectations and excellence for all in a dynamic learning environment that inspires opportunities for thinking critically, solving problems, and engaging intellectual curiosity. We integrate relevant

    technology and foster innovation to set the stage for success in a global society. Our culture supports diversity, inclusion, discovery, resiliency, and effective communication in a safe environment. While the Mission of the Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough is to provide an exceptional educational experience for every student in a safe environment.

    The School Committee provides a critical role in assimilating the mission and vision statements to guide decision making to support the District's Goals, while the Superintendent is responsible for the administrative operation of the Districts.

    The responsibilities of the School Committee includes:

    • To appoint and evaluate the Superintendent
    • To review and approve budgets for public education
    • To establish educational goals and policies consistent with the requirements of Massachusetts General Law and statewide standards established by the Massachusetts Board of Education

Committee Members


    Chair:  Cathy A. Kea

    Vice Chair: Kathleen A. Harragan Polutchko

    Secretary:  Paul H. Desmond

    Karen Ares

    Lauren C. Bailey-Jones

    Paul C. Butka

    Christopher D. Covino

    Joan G. Frank

    Kathleen M. Howland

    Daniel L. Kolenda

    Sean O'Shea



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