Staff / Contact Information

Committee on Public Elementary and Middle Schools (CPEMS)

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100
Burlington, MA 01803-4514


Main Phone: 781-425-7700
Fax: 781-425-1001

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George H. Edwards

Director, CPS
George joined CPS in 2009 after many years of service to New Hampshire and New Jersey schools, where he served as Social Studies teacher, assistant principal and principal. George has the distinction of having opened two New Hampshire high schools as founding principal. He earned his MED in administration and his BS in social studies education from Keene State College.

Kathleen A. Montagano, Ed.D.
Associate Director, CPS

Kathy joined the CPS staff in 2013 after spending many years as a mathematics teacher, assistant principal, middle school principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Massachusetts public school districts. She earned the degrees of Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University, Master of Education in Educational Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Master of Arts in Teaching and Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Bridgewater State College.

Judi Fletcher
Administrative Assistant/
Team Coordinator