Carlisle School Committee

The Carlisle School Committee is composed of five members who are elected through a town-wide election.  Each member serves a three-year term.  The Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee are voted on by the current members of the committee at the first regular meeting after the town-wide election.  The committee also selects two members to serve on the Concord-Carlisle Regional School Committee that governs the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School. 

More information can be found on the Carlisle Public Schools website.

Carlisle School Committee
Name Title
Role Term 
Carrie Dwan Patel   2021-2024
Sharon A Whitt    2022-2025
Sarah Wilson   2022-2025
Julie Viola   2023-2026
Brian Waterson   2023-2026
Staff Contact Title
James O’Shea

Carlisle Public School

Vision Statement

The vision of the Carlisle Public Schools is to inspire intellectual and ethical excellence so our students are prepared to participate with integrity in a global community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Carlisle Public Schools is to provide a collaborative and caring community in which each student is known, understood, and valued so that students can learn to their fullest potential in a safe, inclusive environment with high expectations and clear standards for all.

Core Values

Academic Excellence, Creativity, Respect, Responsibility

A fuller expression of these values would include... 

  • We always look beyond what we now know. 
  • We constantly work to know more. 
  • We are respectful toward all in our community. 
  • We use what we know to help others. 
  • We take responsibility for ourselves and for others.