About the DSC

56th District School Committee

School Year 2020-2021

AVON

Mr. Francis J. Fistori, Class of 1975

BRAINTREE

Mr. Eric C. Erskine, Vice Chairman, Class of 1981

CANTON

Mr. Aidan G. Maguire, Jr., Class of 1979

DEDHAM

Mr. Thomas R. Polito, Jr., Chairman

HOLBROOK

Ms. Taryn M. Mohan

MILTON

Mr. Clinton Graham

NORWOOD

Mr. Kevin L. Connolly

RANDOLPH

Ms. Rachelle Jeanty

WESTWOOD

Ms. Sheila C. Vazquez


District School Committee Subcommittees

Athletic & Extracurricular

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Buildings, Facilities, Safety, and Security

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Curriculum & Advisory

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Evaluation

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Finance & Administration

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Personnel & Negotiations

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Policy

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Warrant

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School Building Committee

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Website & Technology

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Subcommittee Chairmen are listed first and bolded after the first meeting of the Subcommittees' appointments by the Chairman of the District School Committee. The Chairman of the District School Committee serves as an ex-officio member on all subcommittees.


District School Committee Biographies

Kevin L. Connolly, Norwood

Kevin L Connolly


Where are you from originally? Norwood

Why do you like being on the District School Committee? I like education. I love politics. It's a way of affecting a lot of people's lives for the better, I am hoping. And ultimately I believe that is why we are all here.

What is your educational background? I have an associate’s degree from MassBay College.

What things do you like to do in your spare time? Sports, movies, going on trivia sites and answering trivia questions. And watching the local sports teams, like the Red Sox, as much as I can.

Who are your heroes? John F. Kennedy is my first hero. Bobby Orr of the Bruins. My big brother James, who graduated from Blue Hills Regional, Class of ’75.

What is the best advice you've ever received? JFK's quote: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Find something you are good at and stick with it.


Francis J. Fistori, Avon, Class of 1975

Mr. Francis J. Fistori


Where are you from originally? I was born in Somerville and moved to Avon in 1963

Why do you like being on the District School Committee? I enjoy working with the committee for the benefit of the school and the students.

What is your educational background? Blue Hills graduate Auto Repair program in 1975

What things do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy spending time with my family and tinkering with custom cars and motorcycles

Who are your heroes? My father because he always gave me what I needed not what I wanted, this taught me to work hard for the material things I wanted.

What is the best advice you've ever received? Keep pushing towards your goals even if they don’t seem attainable.


Aidan G. Maguire, Canton, Class of 1979


Aidan G Maguire


Where are you from originally? Originally from Lynn, moved to Randolph in 1976.

Why do you like being on the District School Committee? My way of giving back to help the kids.

What is your educational background? Blue Hills grad 1979, five years of pipefitters training HVAC.

What things do you like to do in your spare time? Golf, watch sports and auto racing

Who are your heroes? Harry Truman, “The Great Satchmo,” Louis Armstrong

What is the best advice you've ever received? “There is no such thing as a stupid question if you learn something."


Rachelle Jeanty, Randolph

Rachelle Jeanty

 

Rachelle Jeanty, who represents the Town of Randolph, currently serves as the outreach director for Educators for Excellence Boston, a non-profit organization that develops educators to be leaders in their classrooms and communities.

Jeanty holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of Massachusetts Boston, a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and a graduate certificate from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

She is also extremely active within the Town of Randolph, volunteering in her free time with the Mass Cultural Council and the Randolph Resiliency Committee.