Board of Education

The Board of Education of the Norwich City School District consists of seven unpaid members elected to three-year terms of office by residents of the District. Within rules, laws and regulations set down by state and federal governments, the Board of Education functions as a legislative body responsible for governing education within the District. The Board meets once monthly at the Norwich City School District Offices located at 89 Midland Drive, Norwich, New York. 

District residents are welcome to attend both the regular and special Board of Education meetings. Depending on circumstances during the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings may be held in person, online via Zoom, or both. Zoom links will be provided prior to each meeting on the NCSD website, on this BOE webpage (below) and our social media. 

School Board Members 2021-2022

  • President: Christopher Olds

  • Vice President: Brian Reid 

  • Brian Burton

  • Roz DeRensis 

  • Kiernan Hamilton 

  • John Williams 

  • Clyde Birch, Jr.

Board Goals

BOE Goals for 2019-2020

1.   Support the transition of the superintendent by working together to achieve common goals, and drive strategic priorities for the school district keeping the best interests of the students, staff and community in the forefront. 

2.   Enhance communication with the staff and community, building trust and re-establishing a sense of common direction and purpose. 

3.   Create sound financial plans that address short term concerns as well as setup long term stability, while building back the fund balance to appropriate levels and improving the overall fiscal health of the district. 

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