Board of Education

Board of Education

President: Mr. Thomas Moats
tmoatsboe@vvsschools.org

Vice President: Mr. Steven Adamkowski
sadamkowskiboe@vvsschools.org

Mr. Steven Adams

sadamsboe@vvsschools.org

Ms. Jenna Boice
jboiceboe@vvsschools.org

Mr. Christopher Brewer
cbrewerboe@vvsschools.org

Mr. Matthew Cole
mcoleboe@vvsschools.org

Ms. Samantha Netzband
snetzbandboe@vvsschools.org

Ms. Melissa Palmer
mpalmerboe@vvsschools.org

Ms. Ann Pangburn
apangburnboe@vvsschools.org

 

To contact Board members, please reach out to Ms. Tamara Whooten, Clerk of the Board of Education at (315) 829-2520 Ext. 7101

The VVS Board of Education welcomes residents, faculty, staff, students, and others to attend its meetings. The VVS Board of Education meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 PM unless otherwise announced. Meetings are held in the MS/HS Group Instruction Rooms according to the schedule below. Board of Education meeting minutes are available on the District website, in the Vernon and Sherrill Libraries, and the Verona Town Offices. Notices of Board of Education meeting dates and times are published in the Oneida Daily Dispatch and the Rome Daily Sentinel prior to each meeting.  

2022-2023

VVS BOARD OF EDUCATION CALENDAR*

7:00 PM – Middle/High School Media Center Group Instruction Rooms

August 22nd

September 26th

October 24th

November 28th

December 19th

January 23rd

February 27th

March 27th

April 5th (Wednesday)

Annual BOCES Meeting (not a regular VVS meeting)

April 18th (Tuesday)

Regular Meeting & BOCES Board Election/Admin Budget Vote

May 17th (Wednesday)

Regular Meeting/VVS Board Election & Budget Vote Certification

June 20th (Tuesday)

 

*Board of Education meeting locations are subject to change. Please refer to the Oneida Daily Dispatch, Rome Daily Sentinel, or contact the District Office at (315) 829-2520 Ext. 7101 for the most current information regarding Board of Education Meetings.   

 

DISTRICT VISION

The Vernon Verona Sherrill School District aspires to be valued for compassionate service and responsiveness to all members of our community.

 

DISTRICT MISSION

The mission of the Vernon Verona Sherrill School District is to nurture curiosity, support students’ social-emotional well-being and academic growth, and prepare them to embrace challenges, learning opportunities, diversity, and civic responsibility for success in their future endeavors.

 

DISTRICT BELIEF STATEMENTS

  1. We believe all students should be challenged with academic rigor, provided individualized support through family-school-community collaboration, and empowered to explore opportunities that prepare them for success in future learning, career, and life.

  2. We value and support each student and their contribution to the school community and the world by purposefully celebrating diversity, fostering a sense of belonging, and inspiring authentic engagement. 

  3. We believe students are best prepared for success in future learning, career, and life when educational experiences cultivate teamwork, perseverance, adaptability, resourcefulness, and a positive attitude.

  4. We believe optimal learning occurs in a safe and supportive environment that values and nurtures character, integrity, responsibility and respect for self and others.

 

DISTRICT GOALS

  1. The VVS District and community will collaborate to identify student needs and provide diverse pathways that engage and encourage all students to build skills for future learning, careers, and success in life. 

  2. The VVS District and community will collaborate to provide a safe, supportive learning environment to empower students to take risks, demonstrate growth, learn from their experiences, appreciate diversity, build positive relationships, develop civic-mindedness, have confidence, and feel valued. 

  3. The VVS District and community will work together to support the learning and social-emotional needs of all students through the effective use and distribution of the resources necessary to maximize student learning and development.