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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. ​
The Council works ​​
with the principal on 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 design innovative solutions to increase academic achievement and meet the unique needs of our school community.  This past year, our Council worked diligently to create a 3 year strategic plan based upon inputs from parents, student performance, teachers and SAE community.  The 3 focus areas identified are: citizenship, academic excellence and personalized learning.  The plan includes short term goals and the associated strategies for helping us reach those goals.  The 2015-16 school year will also include 4 full release days for students.  Three of these days will be dedicated to professional development for the teachers and the 4th will be used as a student, parent, teacher conference day. 


Requests for Flexibilities (RFFs) are proposals to the Superintendent to waive one or more state laws or district policies in order to implement a school-based strategy that aligns with the school's strategic plan.  According to School Governance Policy, all RFF's must undergo a 30-day Public Comment Period before the School Governance Council votes on whether or not to request the flexibility from Dr. Rose who ultimately has the final approval authority.

The 2014-2015 RFF Proposal: SAE RFF.pdf

 Click Here for Frequently Asked Questions

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​Council Members
(end term date)
​Email Address​Position
​Sarah McCauley (6/30/20)mccauleys@fultonschools.orgParent/Guardian 
​Karin Alhadeff (6/30/20)alhadeffk@fultonschools.org
​Assistant Principal
Beka Sexton (​6/30/19)​​ sextonr@fultonschools.orgTeacher 
​Jessica Holcombe (6/30/20)holcombej@fultonschools.org​Teacher/ Chair
​​Eric Adkins (6/30/19)
adkinse@fultonschools.orgAsst. Admin/ Parliamentarian
​Chris Mayer (6/30/19)mayerc@fultonschools.orgCommunity/ Vice Chair
​Rachel Lee (6/30/20)leer4@fultonschools.org
​​Meredith Keifer (6/30/19)​keifer@fultonschools.org
​Andy Allisonallison@fultonschools.org
​Stacy Nicholson (6/30/20)

Please contact any of your Council Members if you have specific issues or comments. 

Committee Members

Budget and Finance

Sarah McCauley, Chairperson

Andy Allison

Jessica Holcombe

Karin Alhadeff

Eric Adkins


Beka Sexton, Chairperson

Andy Allison

Meredith Keifer

Christian Mayer

Rachel Lee

Eric Adkins

Sarah McCauley

Stacy Nicholson

​Meeting Dates & Location

​September 11, 2018​
November 27, 2018
​December 17, 2018
​January 15, 2019
​*** January 22, 2019 @ 2:45 p.m  
Outreach & Communications Committee ***
​February 19, 2019
 March 7, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m.  Outreach & Communications Committee ***
​April 30, 2019
May 21, 2019    CANCELED

All meetings are held at 7:30am in Wolfie's Den

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expand Date : 12/17/2018 ‎(3)
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expand Date : 9/11/2018 ‎(3)
expand School Year : 2017-2018 ‎(19)
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expand School Year : 2015-2016 ‎(24)
expand School Year : 2014-2015 ‎(22)
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