• SAC Schedule
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    Student Advisory Committee 
    These meetings are held on the Third Monday of each month at 5:30 P.M.                  Monthly Minutes and By Laws
     
      School Advisory Councils are...
    • A group intended to represent the broad school community and those persons closest to the students who will share responsibility for guiding the school toward continuous improvement.
    • Referred to as SAC’s
    • Required by all schools

    Role of the SAC

    • Assists in preparation/evaluation of School Improvement Plan
    • Decides how school improvement funds are spent
    • Conducts the annual School Climate survey
    • Decides jointly with school faculty how A+ recognition funds are spent
    • Assists principal with the school budget
    • Performs functions as prescribed by school board

     SAC Meetings

    • SAC meetings are open to the public, however only SAC Members can vote
    • Requires a quorum of at least 51%
       
      SAC Members
       
    • Made up of principal, appropriate balanced number of teachers, staff, parents, community members, and students (middle and high school only) 
    •   Must represent ethnic, racial, economic community (may require appointment by School Board) 
    • Free and reduced lunch percentages determines low-socio-economic make-up 
    • Student race/ethnicity percentages must be represented by SAC (within 5%) 
    • Majority (over 51%) must not be employed by the Lake County School Board
    • Elected by peer groups
    SAC Member Roles
    • Attend meetings and training
    • Use district and state goals as guide
    • Assess school data and surveys
    • Assist in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan
    • Identify and prioritize school needs
    • Develop improvement strategies
    • Measure results Assist with preparation of school budget
       
      Election/Voting Procedures
       
    • Voting can occur at meetings or by mail, secret ballot, or by show of hands
    • Ballots are counted, recorded, and retained
    • Voting records are recorded in the official SAC minutes
    • Elections must be fair and open and may be written, signed, or computerized ballots
Last Modified on October 25, 2016