School Site Council

Purpose of School Site Council

The School Site Council (SSC) is a school communities representative body, made up of school staff, parents/community members, and at the secondary level, students.

SSC evaluates and recommends the need for and monitors the progress of intervention strategies at the school. These actions are primarily recommend through the Single Plan for Student Achievement.

Roles for School Site Council

  • Assists in the development and approves the plan
  • Helps consolidate plans for all programs operated at school
  • Assists with identifying  school goals
  • Helps align goals with verifiable state data
  • Participates in recommendations about  how funds will be used to improve academic performance
  • Updates plan and budget throughout the school year
  • At the elementary level the council shall be constituted to ensure parity between (a) school staff members (principal, classroom teachers, and other school staff); and (b) parent/community members (EC 52852). In other words, one-half of the members must be school staff (classroom teachers shall comprise the majority of this half of the council) and the other half must be parents/community members.

School Site Council Officers

1. Chairperson

2. Vice-Chairperson

3. Secretary

4. Parliamentarian

5. Other officers as needed