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Board Clerk

Kristen Lopez
845-858-3100, Ext. 15511
FAX 845-856-1885


Mission Statement

The Port Jervis City School District, in partnership with our community, has an uncompromising commitment to measurably improve student achievement and prepare students to be productive and responsible life-long learners, ready to meet the challenges of citizenship in our ever-changing global society.


Board Meetings

All Board meetings are open to  the public. Port Jervis residents are encouraged to attend the regular meetings, which are generally held twice monthly on Tuesday evenings in the high school cafeteria. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m., immediately after a 6:30 p.m. executive session.


2016 - 2017 Port Jervis City School District Board of Education

2016 - 2017 PJCSD Board of Education & Administrators

Back Row, (L-R): Shannon Klotz, Abigail Ilizirov, Brian Dewey, Valerie Maginsky, Cynthia Benedict, Tanya Parker-Hughes, Flo Santini, Judith Amato, Lorelei Case  Front Row, (L-R):  William Smith, Thomas Bongiovi, Deborah Lasch, Catherine Sadaghiani, Robert Witherow


Meeting Agendas & Minutes

The 2016-17 Board meeting schedule is listed below. Agendas are added to the online schedule the Friday prior to the regularly-scheduled meetings.

In accordance with the NYS Open Meetings Law, documents scheduled to be discussed at a Board meeting, such as proposed resolutions and policies, are available to the public. The documents are linked to the online agenda. Printed copies of the agenda are also available at the Board meetings. Minutes are posted within two weeks of the Board meeting.

2016-17 Meeting schedule


Board Policy Manual

All policies adopted by the Board of Education are available online. The Board Policy Committee meets throughout the school year to review, revise, and adopt district policies and regulations, as needed. The Online Policy Manual is updated whenever a new or revised policy is approved by the Board.