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.) Interface with the school's Title I Committee
d.) Manage the Request for Flexibility process
e.) Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
f.) Provide annual feedback on principal performance.
|School Governance Council Elections!|
Northwestern Middle School will be electing representatives to serve on the School Governance Council. We will be electing parent/guardian positions and teacher positions 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 (get a copy of the form from the school's front office and follow mailing instructions on the back of the form).
Here are some important links to help you understand and participate in our SGC:
1. SGC elections video: https://vimeo.com/201044382
2. SGC Candidate forms (for parents and teachers)-FULTON WEBSITE WILL HAVE DECLARATION LINKS ON FEBRUARY 4.
3. SGC Candidate Guide
Please contact Council Members below, with issues and/or questions: