Amherst School Committee

The Amherst School Committee is responsible for the operations of the elementary schools, Pre-K to 6, which serve students from the Town of Amherst. These schools include Crocker Farm, Fort River, and Wildwood. Amherst School Committee members welcome input from the public, and can be contacted as a group at schoolcommittee@arps.org or as follows:

Peter Demling, Vice-Chair 20 Atwater Circle, Amherst Unlisted demlingp@arps.org
Allison McDonald, Secretary 43 Hop Brook Road, Amherst Unlisted mcdonalda@arps.org
Eric Nakajima 592 West Street, Amherst Unlisted nakajimae@arps.org
Anastasia Ordonez, Chair 1 Dwight Circle, Amherst Unlisted ordoneza@arps.org
Kerry Spitzer Amherst Unlisted spitzerk@arps.org

 

Meeting Schedule

The School Committee encourages parents and other interested citizens to attend its public meetings and to make comments during the public hearing portion of the agenda.   The Amherst School Committee is scheduled to meet at 6:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) on the following nights.  Beginning in May 2019, all meetings will be held in the Town Room of Amherst Town Hall (unless otherwise noted). 

  • Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018
  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018
  • Monday, October 22, 2018 (joint with Amherst Select Board--See Agenda for Location Details)
  • Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Tuesday,  December 18, 2018
  • Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019 (joint w/Pelham and Region, followed by Amherst only)
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (begins at 6:30 p.m.)
  • Monday, March 4, 2019
  • Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (joint w/Pelham and Region) (Canceled)
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 (at Town Room of Amherst Town Hall)
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (joint w/Pelham and Region)
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019
  • Tuesday,  June 18, 2019