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About the Board of Education 

The Board of Education develops policies governing the operation of the Port Chester Public Schools. The Board's executive officer, the Superintendent of Schools, has responsibility for implementing those policies. Trustees, who are elected by district residents, serve three-year terms without compensation.

Regular board meetings generally are held on Tuesday evenings at Port Chester Middle School on Bowman Avenue. Beginning in January 2020, the meetings will be held on Thursdays. Work sessions usually are held the second Thursday of each month in the central office board room at the Middle School, unless otherwise indicated. Check the web site calendar or the cable education access channel for changes in date time and venue. Residents are encouraged to attend and participate. Board members also welcome comments and suggestions, either mailed to them at Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District, P.O. Box 246, Port Chester, N.Y. 10573, or through email.

To contact the Board of Education and Superintendent, please email


Meeting Dates 2024-2025

All meetings are held at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

  • Tuesday, July 2, 2024 – Reorganization Meeting – 5:00 p.m.


Meeting Dates 2023-2024

All meetings are held at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted.


  • Monday, June 24, 2024 (5 p.m.)
  • Thursday, July 6, 2023 - Reorganization Meeting
  • Thursday, July 6, 2023 (5 p.m.)
  • Thursday, July 27, 2023 (5 p.m.)
  • Thursday, August 17, 2023 (5 p.m.)
  • Thursday, September 14, 2023
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023
  • Thursday, January 18, 2024
  • Thursday, February 29, 2024
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024 (6 p.m.)
  • Thursday, May 9, 2024
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024 – Annual Election
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024
  • Thursday, June 13, 2024 (6 p.m.)

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School Board Members

Board member email addresses are available in our Staff Directory.

Member Term
Luigi Russo, President 2021-2024
Sharon Burke, Vice President 2021-2024
Roberto Dominguez 2023-2026
George Ford 2023-2026
Chrissie Onofrio 2022-2025

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Board Goals 2023-2024

  1. Goal 1: Increase Student Outcomes Through Multiple Pathways and A Data Informed Culture
    • Utilize data, research, experience, and collaboration to inform instruction and strategic planning.
    • Openly share data, discussions, and goals to improve academic rigor and performance Pre-K-12.
    • Create a culture of student agency, where all students are exposed to multiple college and career opportunities.
  2. Goal 2: Improve Communication and Community Engagement By Fostering A Sense of Empathy, Community Connectedness, and Pride in Ram Nation
    • Utilize multiple platforms and outlets to broadcast important information while publicly celebrating and highlighting our students, staff, and district’s accomplishments.
    • Collaborate and be inclusive more often to allow for meaningful discourse with key stakeholders and community partners to increase community engagement and a sense of pride in our “Ramily”/Ram Nation.
    • Ensure that students, families, and district staff engage in meaningful and authentic interactions with a focus on mindfulness and mental health supports.
  3. Goal 3: Engage in Strategic Planning for Fiscal Responsibilities and Facilities
    • Collaborate for strategic planning to safeguard fiscal stability.
    • Take a proactive approach to improve and maintain safe schools and well-maintained facilities and grounds that our community can be proud of.
    • Review of facilities, budget, and operations for long-term planning purposes.

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District Office Contact Information

Staff & faculty email addresses are available in our Staff Directory.

Name & Title Phone
Dr. Aurelia Henriquez, Superintendent of Schools 914-934-7901
Cathy Maggi, District Clerk 914-934-7900
District Office Building Address: 113 Bowman Ave., Port Chester, NY 10573
Phone: 914-934-7900
Fax: 914-934-0727

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Accessibility Statement

It is the goal of the Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District that the information on our website be accessible to individuals with visual, hearing or cognitive disabilities. Good faith efforts have been made to ensure that our site complies with New York State standards on website accessibility (New York State OFT Policy, P04-002, Accessibility of State Agency Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications). The majority of pages in our site are available in HTML format that can be deciphered by screen readers. If you are unable to access any page(s) in our site, please email the district clerk (link opens the Staff Directory for email address) with detailed information on the location of the page or document you were attempting to access. Be sure to include your name, email address and phone number so that we may contact you to provide the information in another format.

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