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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 Monitoring Tool - MPE.xlsx

To view our strategic plan: MPES Strategic Plan 2022

Requests for Flexibility: APPROVED

Mountain Park’s School Governance Council ​proposed to renew our Requests for Flexibility or RFFs for 2017-2018. The RFF proposals were public documents describing a school’s requested waiver(s) from district and/or state law or policy in order to implement a strategic effort within the school. Please see the linked slide to view the Strategic Plan Initiatives and how the proposed RFFs support that work. All of our Requests for Flexibility for 2017-2018 were approved. 




2013 RFF Documents:

Mountain Park Elementary School - Strategic Plan 2013.pdf                                                 Request for Flexibility Approval Letter
Course Plan for Release Days.pdf
Release Days for Professional Learning Initiative Action Plan.pdf
RFF Full Day Release.pdf
RFF Schoolwide Enrichment Model.pdf
Schoolwide Enrichment Initiative Action Plan.pdf

Please Note:  The Mountain Park ES School Governance Council welcomes and encourages
citizens to attend its meetings to become better acquainted with the programs of Mountain Park
Elementary School and the role of the School Governance Council. The meetings are open
to the public, but are not public meetings. Citizens are welcome to attend the meetings, but
must refrain from interrupting or distracting the Council proceedings. For those of you wishing to provide comments, there is 20-minute time frame allotted on the agenda. The sign-up sheet will be by the door. Each member of the public will have 2 minutes to speak at which time we will ask you to have a seat to allow others to speak. The Public Comment period is designed to gain input from the public and not for immediate responses by the Council to the public comments presented.
At the end of the 20 minutes we will close public comment and move on to the next agenda item.
If there are questions or information that you have for the Council, you may also contact one or more of the Council members after this meeting. ​

Council Members

Please contact council members below, with issues and/or questions:

Member/Role                    Email                           Position/Term             Expires

​Stacy Perlmanperlman@fultonschools.org​Principal-ongoing

​Renisha Smith,




​ 2 yr.-Appointed Staff
​June 2020
​Yanique Michaud
michaudy@fultonschools.org  ​2 yr.-Appointed Staff
​June 2019
​Jim Marshall



2 yr.-​Community Member
​June 2019
Tiffany Barnesbarnest2@fultonschools.org 2 yr.-Elected Teacher​June 2019
Rima Granadosgranados@fultonschools.org2 yr.-Elected Teacher ​June 2020​

​Lia Bertelson,


bertelson@fultonschools.org 2 yr.-Elected Parent​June 
Bonnie Braine​​braineb@fultonschools.org
2 yr.-​Elected Parent​June 2019

​Ted Williams,

Vice Chairperson

2 yr.-​Elected Parent​​​June 2019
Jaque Digieso​


2 yr.-Community MemberJune 2020





​Bonnie Braine-chair

Yanique Michaud- Chair

​Rima Granados

Renisha Smith

​Lia Bertelson

Ted Williams

​Jaque Digieso

​Tiffany Barnes

Jim Marshall

Ad Hoc

​Tiffany Barnes

​Yanique Michaud

​Lia Bertelson


Meeting Dates:

All meetings will be held in the Principal's Conference Room at 7:30 a.m. 

  • August 31, 2018

  • September 28, 2018

  • October 26, 2018

  • November 30, 2018

  • January 25, 2019

  • February 8, 2019

  • February 22, 2019

  • March 29, 2019

  • May 3, 2019

  • June 7, 2019

SGC Guidance
School Governance Council Handbook


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