Every school has a school community council consisting of the principal, elected teachers/staff and parents. Parent members must exceed the principal and staff by at least two. Parent input is important in the decisions made by councils. Parent participation on school community councils is important. Councils prepare, adopt, and implement education plans at their school. School improvement is the responsibility of everyone, from students and parents to professionals and public officials. As we clarify roles, expectations, and responsibilities, we increase the likelihood of each contributing significantly to this most important enterprise. School community councils are one way we can work together to make schools more successful. A council is an advisory body. All of its actions and plans are overseen by the local school board or local charter board. School Community Councils are intended to encourage parent involvement and to help school community councils work smoothly and effectively. Why should parents participate? - Improved student success and well-being for ALL students - Engaged parent representation in decision making will allow for greater equity - A diverse pool of parent viewpoints helps bridge cultural gaps
Duties of the Community Council include the following:
Develop a School Improvement Plan
Develop a School LAND Trust Program
Assist in the development and implementation of a Staff Development Plan
Develop a Child Access Routing Plan (elementary level only)
Advise and make recommendations to school and District administrators and to the School Board when appropriate
Develop a Reading Achievement Plan (elementary level only)
Create subcommittees and task forces as needed
Community Council Meeting Schedule-
Sept 29 @3:30pm
Nov. 16 @ 3:30pm
Jan. 18 @ 3:30pm
March 15 @ 3:30pm
April 26@ 3:30pm
Allison Eliason- Chair
Vauna Wilcock - Secretary
Jami Wirick- Vice Chair
Goal#1: K-5 will be on or maintain grade level benchmark on Acadience composite. Those not making progress will have a 30 point gain from BOY to MOY on the composite score.
Money Given: $2843.00
Snowville TSSA goal:
Goal#1:Snowville School goal is to maintain or increase the reading level of the students at the school during the 2021-2022 school year on the Acadience composite test. Our goal is to have 85% of the students at benchmark on the Acadience reading assessment in May 2022. Students not reaching the benchmark goal will demonstrate at least a 30 point gain on the Acadience composite score from the beginning of the 2021 year to the end of the school year in 2022.
Snowville will hold specific Professional Development sessions based on the needs of our staff and students- specifically ; behavioral (CHAMPS), reading( Language Live, Read Naturally, Successful Reading programs like those implemented at other schools), writing (Step up to Writing, 6 Traits) and technology (Canvas, Google, Near Pod, Adobe Spark). This instruction will result in an improved school climate and understanding of the curriculum being taught to our students, and staff members. These funds will also pay for the PLC team leader and ESP to attend Teacher academy in August.
Money Issued- $2472
The next community council meeting will be held To Be Announced.
Our 2019-2020 distribution of Trustland funds is $3454. Snowville Community Council committed these funds to providing an aide, storyworks, and leveled books to strengthen student's reading abilities.