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Governance Council Monthly Meeting 
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
New Building Lobby, 4p​m ​

Governance Council meetings are open to the public.
Stakeholders may speak during the Public Comment time. 

 Public Comment Guidelines​

Governance Council Elections Results Spring 2018

​Online voting took place March 19-23, 2018. ​​The school Governance Council had one elected parent/guardian position and one elected teacher position open for the 2018-20 school years​. Congratulations to Steven Linowes for winning the elected parent/guardian position and congratulations to Laura Taylor for winning the elected teacher position. ​Their two year terms commence July 1, 2018.​ Thank you to all of the nominated candidates and to all who voted.​

​Requests for Flexibility 2016-17
​Requests for Flexibility (RFF's) are proposed waivers from existing policies and require stakeholder examination and comment. 
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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: 

 a.) Approve the school strategic plan and updates 

 b.) Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations 

 c.) Manage the Request for Flexibility process 

 d.) Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy) 

 e.) Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

Strategic Plan 2016/17 - 2019/20

Strategic Plan Overview March 2017

Strategic Plan One Page Overview

Strategic Plan Narrative


Building Addition & Facilities New​s

Visit the Campus Construction Page for the most current information

​2017-2018​​ Council Members​

Name​Title​e-mailTerm Expires
​Charles GardnerPrincipal​​GardnerCW@fultonschools.org​n/a
​Eric ChennaultChennaultE@fultonschools.org​​​​June 2018 - Appointed Community
​​Yung Clanc​y​ClancyY@fultonschools.org​​June 2018 - Appointed School Employee
​Lee DanielChair​DanielL@fultonschools.orgJune 2018 - Elected Parent​
​Jerome DunsonDunsonJ1@fultonschools.org​June 2019 - Appointed Faculty
​Elissa Fladell


​June 2019 - Appointed Community
Patti Lawrimore​ParliamentarianLawrimore@fultonschools.org
June 2019 - Elected Faculty
​Bryan Lewis
​Vice ChairLewisB1@fultonschools.org​
​June 2019 - Elected Parent​
​Brittany SailorsSailors@fultonschools.org​June 2018 - Appointed to fill unexpired Elected Faculty ​term​
​Veronica ShaughnessyShaughnessy@fultonschools.orgJune 2019 - Elected Parent​
​De​stynee JonesStudent Government​​June 2018 - Student Representative
​Carmen MoralesStudent Leadership​June 2018 - Student Representative​


Finance Committee​Outreach/Communications Committee

Yung Clancy, chair
Eric Chennault
Jerome Dunson
Bryan Lewis
Brittany Sailors

The Finance Committee conducts its work within the regular monthly Governance Council meetings and, at this time, has had no separate meetings.

Yung Clancy
Elissa Fladell
Veronica Shaughnessy, chair

The Outreach/Communications ​Committee conducts its work within the regular monthly Governance Council meetings and, at this time, has had no separate meetings.​

​Principal's Selection Committee​Strategic Plan Ad Hoc Committee
​Yung Clancy
Patti Lawrimore​
Bryan Lewis, chair​

The Principal's Selection Committee will only convene if the principal's position becomes vacant.
​Patti Lawrimore
Bryan Lewis
Elissa Fladell, chair
Veronica Shaughnessy
Brittany Sailors​

Governance Council Meetings
2017-18 Meeting Schedule 

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Tuesday, October 31, 2017*
   rescheduled to November 7
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
    rescheduled to December 11, 2017​
    rescheduled to December 18, 2017
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
     rescheduled to Thursday, Feb 22, 2018​
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Strategic Plan Subcommittee Meetings
(called as needed)
Media Center
Tuesday, November 7, 5pm
Wednesday, December 6, 4pm
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 4pm​

​​​​2017-18 Agendas, Minutes, and Documents
​April 24, 2018
     GC A​genda
​​March 27, 2018
     GC Age​nda
     Summary of Actions
​February 22, 2018
     GC Agenda
     GC Summar​y of Actions
     GC M​i​nutes
​​January 30, 2018
     GC Age​nda
     GC Summary of Actions
     GC Minutes
​January 23, 2018
Strategic Plan Subcommittee (SPC)
 ​SPC Minutes
​December 18, 2017
     GC A​genda
     GC Summary of Actions
     GC Min​utes
​December 6, 2017
Strategic Plan Subcommittee​ (SPC)
SPC Agenda
SPC Minutes
November 28, 2017
     ​GC Age​nda
     GC Summar​y of Actions
     GC Minutes
​November 7, 2017
Strategic Plan Subcommittee (SPC)
SPC Agenda
 SPC M​inutes​
​November 7, 2017
     GC Agenda
     ​Summary of​ Actions
     GC Mi​nutes
​September 26, 2017
   ​  Agenda
     Fulton County Schools Strategic ​Plan to 2022
     Summary ​of Actions
​August 29, 2017
     Summary of Actions
​July 25, 2017
     Summary o​f Actions

​​Governance Council Resources​
School Governance Council Handbook
​School Governance Council Guidance​​

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