School Committees

We have a variety of organizations that involve parents and school staff in our school.

School Site Council

The School Site Council is a shared decision making body composed of parents, staff, and classified personnel.

School Site Councils are required by the State of California to oversee our school's Site Plan and Title I budgets. Our Council is identifies needs for academic programs and sets budgets. Its main responsibility is to prepare and monitor the School Site Plan.

This plan reflects our school"s educational goals and its main strategies for achieving those goals for all of its students. The Site Council is also responsible for approving our school's budget for the compensatory education funds we receive each year. These funds are allocated by the state and federal governments to serve the educational needs of low-income children.

Members of the School Site Council are elected to two-year terms with parents, staff and classified personnel electing their own representatives.

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For more information on the School Site Council, contact the office (619) 344-4200

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

When a school has 21 or more English Learners, it must form an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).

The primary purpose of ELAC is to advise the school principal and school staff regarding the instructional programs and support services for English Learners. ELAC is also responsible for advising the School Site Council (SSC) and reviewing the Site Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).

The school is responsible for training and providing appropriate support to all ELAC members. By doing so, ELAC members will be well-informed and thus be able to communicate meaningful input and advice to the school about its efforts to educate English Learners.

If you'd like to get involved in the ELAC, contact the office. For DLAC information click here.

For more information on the district Multilingual Education Departament Click Here.

Site Governance Team

The Governance Team is a shared decision making body, required at each school by the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education.

The teams meet regularly to discuss and make decisions about issues affecting our school and our children.

The team includes parents, teachers and classified staff, and the principal. The agendas are available for public review and the meetings are open to the public.

Parents are welcome to call parent members with questions and concerns to be brought to the team.

For more information, contact the office. (619) 563-6801

District-Level Committees

  • Career Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC)
    Develops recommendations on the College, Career and Technical Education program and provides the liaison between the district and potential employers. Learn More.
  • Compensatory Education Programs, District Advisory Council (DAC)
    Advisory group of elected representatives from Title I schools that consult with the district on behalf of compensatory education program participants. Learn More
  • District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)
    Advises the Board of Education and district staff on programs and services for English Learners. Learn More
  • Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) District Advisory Committe
    Advises central office staff on GATE program development, planning and implementation as required by state law; acts as regional liaison to school sites for development of gifted programs; reviews district program objectives, activities, budget timelines and annual evaluations. For more information, contact your school principal. Learn More about GATE
  • Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC)
    Citizens' advisory group created to monitor Proposition S implementation and expenditures. ICOC meetings are open to the public and regulated by the Brown Act.
  • Special Education, Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for
    Advises the SDUSD Board of Education and the Special Education administration on the implementation of the Local Plan, which describes how the district provides services to students with exceptional needs.
  • Utilization of Excess School Property, Advisory Committee for (ACUESP)
    Board-appointed citizens' advisory group authorized to consider proposals and develop recommendations regarding property owned by the school district.
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