Local school councils




Six parents

Two teachers

Two community residents

One student (high schools only)

Persons ineligible to serve:

Community members who live outside the school’s attendance area

Community members or parents employed by the board

Career service staff

Anyone doing business with or contracting with the school

Family members of people doing business with the school.

Major powers:

Appoint a principal

Write principal’s four-year contract

Approve School Improvement Plan outlining academic goals

Approve school budget