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School Site Council


The School Site Council (SSC) is a committee that consists of equal numbers of school staff-teachers, the site administrator, school support staff, and an equal number of parents who collaborate together to monitor school improvement, including the effectiveness of the school's Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). School staff and parent members must be elected into their positions.  The members of the SSC have a major role in decision making for the success of the school, and the success of all students.

School Site Council Roles & Responsibilities

●     The School Site Council provides an opportunity to develop shared leadership with the school and the community, which improves communication between staff and families.

●     Provides a place where members can discuss issues regarding the program, and to make decisions for educational success.

●     Analyzes and evaluates the academic achievement of all students in the school.

●     Develops and approves the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) on a yearly basis.

●     Provides feedback regarding the district Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

●     Develops on-going communication with the school, parents, community, and District’s School Board members.

The NSM School Site Council meets monthly to discuss needs and successes, as well as plan program improvements. The SSC meetings are open to the public. Meeting agendas are available on the school website, the Principal’s newsletter and in the school kiosk 72 hours prior to each meeting.