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, Chair 43 Hop Brook Road, Amherst Unlisted mcdonalda@arps.org
Heather Hala Lord Amherst 413-825-9927 lordh@arps.org
Ben Herrington 99 South Point Drive, Amherst Unlisted herringtonbsc@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, February 23, 2021
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
  • Tuesday, March 30, 2021 
  • Tuesday, February 27, 2021
  • Tuesday,  May, 11, 2021