WHAT IS THE SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL?
The SSC is a group of five parents and five staff members selected to represent parents, teachers and other staff. Representatives are selected for two-year terms. The California Department of Education states, “The primary task of the SSC is to ensure that the school is continually engaged in identifying and implementing curriculum and instructional practices that result in both strengthening the core academic curriculum and ensuring that students have access to and succeed in that program.” A SSC is required because our district receives special funds to help students meet District Standards.
WHAT DOES THE SSC DO?
The SSC is responsible for approving the Single Plan for Student Achievement budget and providing input on development and effectiveness of the Single Plan. The SSC is also responsible for reviewing and updating the Plan each year. The SSC meets two times during the school year.
WHO CAN BE A PARENT ON THE SSC?
Anyone who: Is a parent of a student at Pacific Elementary and is not an employee at this school. Can commit to attending the two meetings. (December and May) Is interested in learning about school programs. Is willing to work cooperatively with the school principal, staff and other parent reps.