Site-Based Teams


Overview and Purpose

The Byram Hills Site-Based Teams are organized by school and members work with the building principals to support the school-based initiatives and goals. Members of the Site-Based Teams meet periodically throughout the year as scheduled within each building. Additionally, the Site-Based Teams meet two times per year district-wide for the purpose of sharing the work within each building and collaborating across buildings on district-wide initiatives. See the dates below.


The district-wide focus of the Site-Based Teams for the 2016 – 2017 school year include:

  • Character education;
  • Cultural proficiency; and
  • Environmental sustainability.

The work at each building varies depending upon the needs and desires of the Site-Based Team members. The goals are set at the start of each year.


Additionally, we will present various aspects of our curriculum at the district-wide meetings as outlined below. This year we will focus on the district-wide STEAM initiative and global competency, a new initiative we are exploring this year. 










Byram Hills School District benefits from a high level of parent participation in school activities and committees. The administration, teachers and students appreciate the dedication of the many families who volunteer to work in partnership with the school schools. The benefit to our students is immeasurable, and we are grateful for parent participation.








Parents, teachers and administrators serve on the Site-Based Teams. Teachers volunteer to serve on the school's team to support the goals and initiatives identified by the schools. 








The parent members of the Site-Based Team are selected by the PTSA; we usually have 2-3 site-based parent members per school, and they should be available to attend the three district-wide meetings listed below as well as additional meetings if necessary at the building level. Please contact the PTSA representative for your child’s school.








Additional parents may serve on the team to support the initiatives at the building level. Interested parents should contact their school's PTSA representative or building principal. Parents should be available to attend the three meetings below in additional to meetings scheduled by the principal. 








Thanks for your help in making Byram Hills a great place to learn!








Meeting Dates for 2016-2017:




The meetings will take place at H. C. Crittenden Middle School and have the focus noted below. All Site-Based Team members should attend.







November 3, 6:00 – 8:00 PM - focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)




March 6, 4:00 – 6:00 PM - focus on Global Compentency








Additional building-level meetings may be scheduled as needed.




















October 23, 2014 - Social Studies Framework K-5

February 26, 2014 

   - Overview

   - Social Studies Framework 6-12 


Archive - reports from previous years:



October 24, 2013 - Common Core Standards, ELA K-5

February 27, 2014 - Common Core Standards, mathematics K-5

May 12, 2014 - Common Core Standards, ELA and mathematics 6-12



January 31, 2012 - CampbellJones Presentation

March 1, 2012 Presentation









May 23, 2011 Presentation

Minutes from meeting October 27, 2010


Meeting: October 28, 2009
Meeting: May 11, 2009

Meeting: February 26, 2009 - World Cafe for Sustainability
Meeting: January 10, 2008 - Character Education











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Thanks for dedicating your time and energy to making our schools great!











Tim Kaltenecker, Ed.D.




Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction




Phone: 914-273-4082 x5920
















Byram Hills Central School District | 10 Tripp Lane, Armonk, NY 10504 | (914) 273-4082