THE MILLER SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL IS …
A group of individuals made up of the principal, teachers, classified personnel, and parents or community members who meet to discuss and make important decisions on academic instructional programs and how state and federal money should be spent.
SCHOOL SITE COUNCILS ARE EXPECTED TO …
- Develop and approve the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).
- Set and review goals as well as make recommendations for improvements.
- Establish budgets based on the SPSA.
- Review and modify the SPSA.
- Assess the effectiveness of the planned strategies/actions and activities.
- Recommend and submit site plan to the Board of Education (State Administrator) for approval.
- Participate in local, state, and federal reviews of the school’s program for compliance and quality.
- Collaborate with other advisory groups (English Language Advisory Council - ELAC and Gifted and Talented Education - GATE).
- Encourage broad representation of parents, community members, teachers, and students, if appropriate.
- Include all socio-economic, ethnic and programmatic groups represented in the school community.
- Develop and oversee the Title 1 Parent Involvement Policy and Home-School Compact.
School Site Councils are expected to hold a minimum of four (4) meetings a year. Everyone is welcome to attend but only School Site Council (SSC) members can vote.