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Berkowitz Elementary

Berkowitz Elementary - Chelsea Public Schools

The William A. Berkowitz Elementary School serves grades 1-4, is located at 300 Crescent Avenue, Chelsea, Massachusetts, and may be reached by calling 617-466-5300.

Berkowitz school day is 8:25AM to 2.35PM.

Principal and Contact Information:

Terry Gerrish, Principal
300 Crescent Ave
Chelsea, MA 02150
617-466-5300


School Mission Statement

Thematic Goal

Develop communication skills and establish a common instructional model, thereby strengthening Tier 1 instruction.

Theory of Action

If Berkowitz faculty and staff develop a common language through professional development, then trust, climate and collaboration will improve and high student achievement will be attained.

Strategic Objective (to achieve Thematic Goal)

Teaching for Understanding.

Elements of Strong Teaching for Understanding.

Enhanced Communication Skills: Establishing a trusting, collaborative teaching and learning environment for teachers and students.

Common Instructional Model: By modeling effective collaboration and learning in professional development, Berkowitz faculty and staff will increase individual and collective efficacy.

Strategic Initiatives

  1. PLCs – Deepen Work of Professional Learning Communities. Strengthen communication skills through school-based professional development (PLTs, Faculty Meetings, and Early Release Day workshops) to enhance professional self awareness and group identity within teams and school.
  2. UbD - Use Understanding by Design (UbD) to set common goals and work toward them.

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Berkowitz News

Back to School Celebration!
CPS students and families are invited to the Back to School Celebration on August 21st, from 2-5pm at the Williams! [More]

Uniform Swap
Attention Chelsea Families: We would like to organize a School Uniform Swap in late August, but we cannot do it, without your help. Has your child outgrown his/her pants, shirts, and sweaters? Would you be willing to donate your child’s school uniforms that you will no longer use? [More]

Chelsea named All-American City!
Chelsea, MA has won the 2014 All-America City National Civic League Award! [More]

Food Resource Guide
For information on food pantries, SNAP, WIC, and other food services, please see the Food Resource Guide, courtesy of the Chelsea Hunger Network.

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