Role of the SSC
The School Site Council is required, under state law, to serve as the school community representative body for determining the focus of the school’s academic instructional program and all its related categorical resources. The School Site Council has responsibility for these duties:
- Develop and approve the Single Plan for Student Achievement
- Obtain recommendations for the proposed Single Plan for Student Achievement from all stake holders and any applicable school advisory committees (Ed Code64001)
- Develop and approve the plan and related expenditures in accordance with all state and federal laws and regulations.
- Recommend the plan and expenditures to the governing board for approval.
- Provide ongoing review of the implementation of the plan with the principal, teachers, and other school staff members.
- Make modifications to the plan whenever the need arises.
- Submit the modified plan for governing board approval whenever a material change (as defined in district governing board policy) is made in planned activities or related expenditures.
- Annually, (and at each semester, trimester, etc.), evaluate the progress made toward school goals to raise the academic achievement of all students.
- Carry out all other duties assigned to the council by the district governing board and by state law.