Sunday, December 15, 2013

School Governance Council Meeting -- Mon 12/16 -- All are Welcome

Crocker Farm School Governance Council

Date:   Monday, December 16, 2013     3:45 pm

1. Welcome/Connections (brief announcements and recognitions)

·         Introductions

2.  Dialogue/Decisions:

Agenda Topic/Item
  • 2 members to be alternates for 
  • Voting for a Vice-chair
  •  Goals of the School Governance
  • Topic suggestions for future meetings.
3. Wrap Up (brief summary of meeting, especially decisions, action items and evidence to be examined at next meeting)
The School Council Governance Council is headed by the School Principal (Dr. Tesauro) and includes parents and teachers/staff.  

Masschussetts State Law outlines 4 primary responsibilities for School Councils: 
 School councils are to assist principals in: 
  1. Adopting educational goals for the school that are consistent with local educational policies and statewide student performance standards
  2. Identifying the educational needs of students attending the school
  3. Reviewing the annual school building budget
  4. Formulating a school improvement plan
source:   (last updated 1994).