What is a school council?
A school council is a representative, school building-based committee composed of the principal, parents, teachers, community members and, at the secondary level, students, required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.
Responsibilities of the School Council
School councils are to assist principals in:
1. Adopting educational goals for the school that are consistent with local educational policies and statewide student performances standards
2. Identifying the educational needs of students attending the school
3. Reviewing the annual school building budget
4. Formulating a school improvement plan
School Council members
Evelyn Humphries, Student Amy Appell, Parent
Carlos Liard-Muriente, Parent Laura Pozzuto, Parent
Nadia Furqan, Parent Laurie Housman, Parent
Dorian Jones, Teacher Jocelyn Young, Teacher
Melinda Cropsey, Community Member Renee Brown, Teacher