Staffers retiring to be honored at school board meeting Wednesday


Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community.

The Board of Education will meet at 5:30pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 in Room 280 in Pelham Middle School, 28 Franklin Place, Pelham, NY 10803. It is anticipated that the Board will immediately consider a motion to enter executive session to discuss the employment history of a particular person(s). The Board is expected to reconvene in public in the Pelham Middle School Library at approximately 7:30pm for the regular business portion of the meeting. The meeting can be viewed on YouTube live.

Members of the public may attend the meeting in-person.

At the meeting, the Board will honor the following employees who are retiring from the District this school year:

  • Robert Lieber
  • Kathleen Falvey
  • Amy Heese
  • Sally Tedesco
  • Jose Pereira

Prior to the meeting, a brief reception for this year’s retirees will be held at 6:45pm in the hallway outside the Middle School Library. Light refreshments will be served.

In addition to Dr. Champ’s Superintendent’s report, the agenda may include updates from each School Board committee, Finances and Facilities, and Human Resources. Additionally there may be an update on academic progress and the District’s efforts to meet student needs as well as updates on the three goal areas of the Strategic Plan: Cultural Competence, Authentic Learning, and the Whole Child.

The full meeting agenda will be available approximately 24 hours before the meeting on BoardDocs. To access the agenda once it has been posted, visit and click “Meetings and Coffees” under the “Board of Education” tab. Then click the button for “Agendas and Minutes” and click the link for the “June 7, 2023” meeting.