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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

BU/Chelsea Dental Program
Visit the CPS Dental Center for checkups, cleanings, and dental treatment; please call 617-889-2864 for an appointment. ALL CPS students are welcome! School year hours are Mon-Fri from 2:30pm to 7pm. Summer hours are Mon-Fri from 10am to 5pm. Dental services are at the Williams Middle School Nurses Office. See the flyer for complete details.

Performing Arts Schedule

  • 5/6-CHS Spring Concert-6PM
  • 5/7-Browne/Wright Spring Concert-6PM
  • 5/9-Kelly Musical-9AM and 7PM
  • 5/21-Sokolowski Spring Concert-9:30AM and 6PM
  • 5/28-Clark Spring Concert-6PM
  • 6/5- Berkowitz Spring Concert-9:30AM and 1PM
  • 6/5-Hooks Spring Concert-6PM

Annual Student Art Exhibition
Show will feature a wide variety of drawings, paintings, sculptures, and prints from each of the Chelsea Public Schools. Opening reception is Thursday, April 10 from 3 to 6PM at the Browne Middle School / Wright Academy Community Room. Additional hours are on Saturday, April 12 from 9AM to Noon. [More]

Springtime Family Fun Night
TILL’s Autism Support Center is coming to Chelsea! On Wednesday, April 9th from 4:00-6:00PM, bring the whole family to celebrate Spring and connect with other families of children with autism in a fun and supportive environment. [More]

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