School Advisory Council

SAC School Advisory Council

    S.A.C. Officers:

    • Chair: Mrs. Diana Balow

    • Vice Chair: Mrs. Elena Hewett

    • Secretary: TBA

    • Teacher Representative: TBA

    The responsibility of the school advisory council is:

    • To provide parents, citizens, faculty, staff & students an opportunity to participate in the development of educational priorities, assessments of a school's needs and identification of local resources.

    The functions of school advisory councils are:

    • To assist in the preparation and evaluation of the school improvement plan (SIP) (Sec. 1001.452(2), F.S.).

    • To assist in the preparation of educational improvement proposals for implementing an educational improvement grant.

    • To assist in the preparation of the school’s annual budget (Sec. 1001.452(2), F.S.).

    • To assist in completion of the Mid-Year Stakeholder Assessment.

    • To perform functions prescribed by regulations of the district school board (Sec. 1001.452(2), F.S.).

    Other broad functions of the school advisory councils:

    • To participate in planning and monitoring of school buildings and grounds.

    • To initiate activities or programs that generate greater cooperation between the community and the school.

    • To assist in the development of educational goals and objectives.

    • To provide input regarding the district’s Strategic Plan.

    • To review and provide input on curriculum issues.

    • To recommend various support services and resources.

    • To review the impact of property development and zoning changes in the vicinity of the school as they relate to the safety, welfare and educational opportunities of the students.

    • To review the budget to be sure it is aligned with the School Improvement Plan.

    • To perform other functions as requested by the principal.