School Site Council

The School Site Council (SSC) is the central decision making body of the school chaired by the Principal.  The Perry's SSC formally consists of 4 elected parents who serve one year terms, together with 2 teacher representatives who serve two year terms. All meetings are open to the public. The SSC works closely with the Friends of the Perry.  

Role of the School Site Council

The role of a School Site Council is to serve as the central governing body of the school under the shared decision-making model. Specifically, the role of the Council includes the following:

  • To review and comment on the entire school budget;
  • To develop and approve plans for increasing parent involvement in the school;
  • To approve waivers;
  • To review and approve recommendations that will have a major effect on the school community;
  • To participate in hiring through the Personnel Subcommittee 
  • To receive information about all outside programs or professionals who come into the school

Please see the Boston Public Schools School Site Council Manual for full details.

School Site Council 2019-2020

  • Deirdre Lydon, Grade 1 & Grade 3 Parent
  • Bethany Rossi, Grade 2 Parent
  • Lyndsay Picciano, K2 & Grade 2 Parent
  • Claire Quinlan, Grade 4 & Grade 5 Parent
  • Judy Nee, K1 Homeroom Teacher
  • Mary Moran, Grades 5-8 ESL/Special Education Teacher
  • Mike Macchi, Assistant Principal
  • Geoff Rose, Principal

School Site Council Meeting Dates (Tuesdays 4:45-5:45pm ET):

  • November 5, 2019
  • December 17, 2019 (Budget)
  • January 14, 2020
  • February 11, 2020
  • March 10, 2020
  • April 14, 2020
  • May 5, 2020
  • June 2020 (tbd)