The School Site Council is anelected, representative team of staff, parents, and interested communitymembers, who make decisions regarding our school’s educational program,including categorical budgets, intervention supports, site planning process,and communications.
School Site Councilsprovide oversight of the academic planning and budgeting process associatedwith the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) in order to meet the needsof all students. SSCs provide meaningful consultation with the principal tooversee the implementation, monitoring, and revision of the SPSA, including reviewingand analyzing data; consulting with advisory groups; evaluating programs andactivities; and allocating the expenditure of funds available to the schoolthrough categorical programs.
School Site Councils are comprised ofparents, community members, staff, who are selected by each of theirconstituent groups.
At the elementary level, the minimumnumber of members is ten. The elementary SSC is comprised of half parents andcommunity members (non-district employees); and half school personnel, withclassroom teachers in the majority, and one other staff member (not a classroomteacher).
The principal is an ex-officio memberof the SSC. A School Site Council may have more members, as long as the correctconfiguration for elementary or secondary schools is maintained.
Elementary Model - Minimum of ten (10)members
50% Parents/Community Members
50% School Personnel
*Other School Representativeis defined as follows: At least one staff member who is not a classroom teachermust be included on the SSC. The SSC shall design and conduct electionsfor these staff members to elect their representative. Examples: ELST, office staff, resource teachers, custodian.