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Purpose

The purpose of school-based planning and shared decision-making is to improve the educational performance of all students in the school, regardless of such factors as socioeconomic status, race, gender, language, background, or disability.


SCOPE OF TOPICS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Site Based goals should be consistent with building and district goals and mission.
  • Curriculum
  • School Budget
  • Staff Development
  • Buildings and Facilities
  • School Procedures
  • Building Climate and Character
  • Education
  • Health & Safety
  • Extracurricular Activities

Who

At the request of the district, the PTA is charged with the responsibility of selecting the PTA parent members to serve on the district’s Site Based Committees. If selected for this Committee, you will work directly with administrators, teachers, students, and parents addressing issues that may arise related to curriculum, staff development, building and facilities, school procedures, building climate and character, health and safety, extra-curricular activities, and more. Applications for Site Based positions must be completed before the selection of parent representatives in the spring of each year.


SITE BASED TEAM MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend training for Site Based Committee held in the Fall of the school year and Site Based school meetings, usually 4 times (in the afternoon after school dismissal) over the school year.  Meeting times may vary by building.
  • Provide input from the constituent group and report back to the constituent group with a summary of each meeting.
  • Actively work in support of Site Based team decisions and develop an annual summary and goals for the next school year.