School Site Council and ELAC

The School Site Council (SSC) are elected parents and staff members that meet monthly (or as needed) to discuss school policy, the Title I plan, budget and the School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).

School Site Council

The School Site Council (SSC) is one of several advisory groups to the principal. It is made up of parents/community members, teachers, and staff members. Its goal is to better the quality of education at Nipaquay by promoting excellence, equity, and opportunity for all students. Its responsibilities differs from other advisory groups such as the Governance Team and the English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC), though they all have improving student achievement as the primary goal. Some parents choose to serve on multiple committees. Nipaquay's SSC consists of 10 members including the principal. Parents/community members must make up half of the council by law. The meetings will be held on Wednesdays, 8 times a year (or as needed) at 1:00pm and usually run for two hours or less. Parents, community members, teachers or staff member are welcome to attend SSC meetings. Please contact the school office for information on how to introduce a topic for discussion.

English Language Advisory Council

What is the School Site English Language Advisory Council?

ELAC is a school-level committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise school officials on English learner programs and services. It operates to ensure the best possible education for all of our English Language students.

Responsibilities of ELAC

Provide valuable input and information to parents on how to support their child at home with language acquisition

Provide valuable input to staff and other stakeholders around language acquisition

Reviews school and student performance data related to EL students

Develops the site plan with input from other advisory groups   

Monitors progress of plan implementation      

Establishes/reviews school goals  

Commit through the end of the year       

ELAC is composed of a minimum of 5 members of the school community. Members consist of majority of parents with a student who is currently designated as an EL student. The principal is an automatic member.

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