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The Georgia A+ Education Reform Act of 2000 required that school councils be established at every public school. The purpose of school councils is to "bring communities and schools closer together to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process."

Who Serves on a School Council?

A School Council is composed of seven members:

-The Principal
-Two certificated teachers elected by the teachers
-Four parents (or guardians) elected by the parents; two of the parents must be business persons

What are the Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members?  

All members of the School Council must:  

-Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues,
-Regularly participate in council meetings,
-Participate in information and training programs,
-Act as a link between the school council and the community,
-Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community, and work to improve student -performance.

2020-2021 School Year Representatives:

 

Tere Miller, Principal

Lauren Sapp, Parent Involvement Coordinator - President

Lisa Hamil, Teacher Representative

Charity Hill, Teacher Representative

Dr. Sharlisa Hutson, Business Representative - Secretary

John Williamson, Business Representative

Dr. Markisha Butler, Parent Representative

Dr. Michael Butcher, Parent Representative

 

2020-2021 Meeting Dates

 

Thursdays at 8:15 a.m:

 

September 24, 2020 – Google Meets

November 19, 2020

March 18, 2021

April 22, 2021

 

2020-2021 Agendas & Meeting Files