Ridgefield Public Schools
Our shared purpose is to provide highly engaging, relevant and personalized learning for ALL members of the community

Our Board of Education

The Ridgefield Public Schools Board of Education is proud of its educational program and the high standards set for our students, faculty, and support staff and is committed to improving communication between the school system and the residents of Ridgefield. We welcome your suggestions for information you would like to see on our website and encourage your involvement in our schools. Working together, we can ensure the successful future of our schools.

If you'd like to contact an individual member or the full board, you are welcome to send an email. All emails sent to the Board of Education or individual members are discoverable and not private.

Ridgefield Public Schools operates within our adopted acceptable use policy, responsible use, digital citizenship, and ethical standards.

BOE regular meetings are the second and fourth Monday of each month except for the month of July and when Monday is a holiday. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted on the meeting agenda. Special meetings are throughout the year, as needed.

Meet our Board

Jonathan Steckler
Board of Education Chair
Term Expires: 2023
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Tina Malhotra
Vice Chair
Term Expires: 2025
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Rachel Ruggeri
Secretary
Term Expires: 2023
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Selina Bell
Term Expires: 2025
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Amy Casey
Term Expires: 2025
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Thomas Colin
Term Expires: 2025
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Elizabeth Floegel
Term Expires: 2023
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Sean McEvoy
Term Expires: 2023
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Kenneth Sjoberg
Term Expires: 2023
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Please email the full Board of Education using boardofed@ridgefieldps.net.

2021–2022 BOE Committees and Representatives


BOE Budget, Finance, and Operations Committee:
Ken Sjoberg, Chair
Thomas Colin
Liz Floegel
Sean McEvoy

BOE Strategic Planning and Advocacy Committee:
Tina Malhotra, Chair
Selina Bell
Ken Sjoberg
Jonathan Steckler

BOE Policy Committee:
Rachel Ruggeri, Chair
Selina Bell
Thomas Colin
Ken Sjoberg

BOE Negotiation Committee:
Jonathan Steckler, Chair
Tina Malhotra
Rachel Ruggeri

BOE Curriculum Committee:
Tina Malhotra, Chair
Amy Casey
Sean McEvoy
Rachel Ruggeri

The Board of Education provides representation on the following committees:

  • PTA Council Liaison - Amy Casey
  • Legislative Representative - Liz Floegel
  • Cooperative Educational Services (CES) Liaison - Tina Malhotra
  • Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE) Liaison - Tina Malhotra
  • Ridgefield Community Coalition Against Substance Abuse (RCCASA) - Tina Malhotra
  • Ridgefield Prevention Council Representative - Sean McEvoy
  • RHS Athletic Advisory Council and Parks and Rec Liaison - Thomas Colin
  • Ridgefield Education Foundation (REF) Liaison - Selina Bell
  • Food Service and Wellness Committee Representative - TBD