This council, which meets monthly, assists in making recommendations on how our school operates. By law, every school in Florida must have a School Advisory Council (SAC). This council consists of teachers, support personnel, parents, and community members. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the council must be parents and/or community members not employed by the school.
-Are actively involved in developing their school’s mission.
-Approve bylaws that govern how SAC business is conducted.
-Assist in the preparation of the school’s annual budget.
-Decide how to spend the SAC fund to meet the School Improvement goals.
-Examine all aspects of their school when developing the school improvement plan (SIP).
-Approve submitting all charter district waivers for school board approval.
-Decide jointly with school staff how to spend Florida School Recognition (A+) funds if awarded by the state.
-Determine and prioritize the needs of the school. Assist in recruiting and retaining other SAC members.
-Participate in efforts to encourage support for the goals and activities of the school.