Findley Oaks Elementary School will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council. We will be electing parent/guardian positions and a teacher position for our spring election. Our School Governance Council has a leadership role in the governance of the school. The Council works with the principal in setting the long-term vision and strategy for the school. They are responsible for approving the school's strategic plan and budget recommendations, as well as designing innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.
Elections for the parent/guardian and teacher positions on the School Governance Council will be held March 11th – March 18th. Candidates interested in running for an elected position on the Council must complete a candidate declaration form and submit by February 20th.
Candidate forms may be submitted electronically or by mail. You can obtain a copy of the form from the school's front office or by visiting the SGC website: https://www.fultonschools.org/Page/7358.
SGC elections video
SGC Candidate Guide
The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:
Outreach & Communication Committee: Cathy Cavagnaro (chair), Joe Englert, Matt Herman, Sophie Li, Sameer Patharkar
Findley Oaks Elementary Request for Flexibility Proposal 2016-2017
Findley Oaks Elementary Strategic Plan 2018-2022
SGC Letter to Parents
Strategic Plan Monitoring Tool
2018-2019 Findley Oaks Elementary SGC Members
Please feel free to contact Council Members below with any questions and/or issues.
2018-2019 SGC Standing Committees Membership:Budget & Finance Committee
|Name (Office)||Email Address||Position||Term Ends|
|Camille Christopher, Principal||ChristopherC@fultonschools.org||Principal||N/A|
|Joseph Englert, Chair||Englert@fultonschools.org||Elected Parent||June 30, 2019|
|Cathy Cavagnaro||Cavagnaro@fultonschools.org||Elected Teacher ||June 30, 2019|
|Sophie Liemail@example.com||Elected Parent||June 30, 2019|
|Cindy Lamb||Lamb@fultonschools.orgL||Appointed Employee||June 30, 2019|
|Steve Gornall||GornallS@fultonschools.org||Appointed Community||June 30, 2019|
|Matthew Herman, Vice Chair||HermanM@fultonschools.org||Elected Parent||June 30, 2020|
|Abigail Brooks, Parliamentarian||BrooksAK@fultonschools.org||Elected Teacher||June 30, 2020|
|Lori Katz ||firstname.lastname@example.org||Appointed Employee||June 30, 2020|
|Sameer Patharkar||Patharkar@fultonschools.org||Appointed Community||June 30, 2020|
: Abby Brooks, Camille Christopher, Steve Gornall (chair), Lori Katz, Cindy Lamb