Parent Committees

What Are the School Site Council (SSC) and School Advisory Council (SAC)?

  • Community group that participates in school-based program coordination
  • Members represent parents, community members, teachers, other school staff and students (in grades 7-12)

 

Why Is the School Site Council Important?

  • Legally required group by California law
    • Provides school staff members, parents, community members, and students a voice in improving achievement

 

What Do the School Site Council and School Advisory Councils Do?

  • Recommends the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)
  • Reviews student academic data
  • Consults with other parent groups about the SPSA
  • Recommends school safety plan

 

How Do I Become a Member?

  • Attend SSC/SAC meetings regularly, as a member of the public, to decide if you would like to become involved
  • Talk with the Principal about your interest in serving on the SSC/SAC
  • Participate in the annual elections; members are elected by the group they represent
  • No experience is needed; the District provides training to new members annually to learn about your new role

 

Here is ELAC info:

What Is the English Language Advisory Committee  

  • Community group that participates in reviewing the school’s English Learner program
  • Members represent parents of English Learners, teachers, other school staff

 

Why Is the ELAC Important?

  • Legally required group by California law
    • Provides school staff members, parents, community members a voice in reviewing the English Learner Program

 

What Does the ELAC Do?

  • Develop school’s needs assessment

Assists with the administration of the annual language census

  • Consults with SSC about the SPSA
  • Provides input into the English Language Program

 

How Do I Become a Member?

  • Attend ELAC meetings regularly, as a member of the public, to decide if you would like to become involved
  • Talk with the Principal about your interest in serving on the ELAC
  • Participate in the annual elections; members are elected by the group they represent
  • No experience is needed; the District provides training to new members annually to learn about your new role