Page School Council

The Page School is looking for two parents to serve a two-year term on our school council to replace the prior Leadership Team model that the school had in place.  Those parents who are interested should submit a letter of intent to the West Newbury executive board,wnptoexeboard@wnpto.org.  If there are more than two letters of interest received.  The PTO will hold a school-wide vote. There will be an organizational meeting after the representatives are selected to determine the best days and times to meet.  The group should meet a minimum of 4 times per year to discuss the following:

Pentucket Regional School District

School Site Council Guidelines

 For more detailed answers and guidelines by the MA DESE, you can follow the link below:

http://www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/advisory/schoolcouncils/

 

Purpose:

A school council is a
representative, school building-based committee composed of the principal,
parents, teachers, community members and, at the secondary level, students,
required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General
Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.

 

Responsibility:

The primary function of a
school council is to advise the Principal (Chair) on matters related to
site-based management.

 

Site Councils have 4 major
areas of responsibility:

 

  1. Adopting educational goals for the school that are
    consistent with local educational policies and statewide student
    performance standards
  2. Identifying the educational needs of students
    attending the school
  3. Reviewing the annual school building budget
  4. Formulating a school improvement plan