Local School Councils are responsible for:
- Approving the school based academic plan (CIWP)
- Approving the alignment of budgetary resources to the CIWP
- Engaging in the annual evaluation of contract principal’s professional practices
- Selecting or renewing contract principals
Comprised of parents, community, educational, and student members, LSCs serve as an important vehicle for participatory democracy, providing a wide variety of stakeholders an opportunity to make important decisions about how students in their communities will be educated.
Why Should I Participate in an LSC?
Serving on a Local School Council (LSC) provides a unique opportunity to become engaged in your school community and play an active role in making decisions affecting your school. LSCs are critical to ensuring positive student outcomes and a dynamic school environment.
How Long Do LSC Members Serve?
Parent, community, and educational staff LSC representatives are elected for a two-year term. Student representatives serve a one-year term.
When Are LSC Elections?
Every two years, Local School Council elections/polls are held city-wide, with the next election/poll for Parent, Community and Staff scheduled for:
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Elementary School Elections
Thursday, April 21, 2022
High School Elections
LSC Student election polls are scheduled every year with the next election poll scheduled for:
Monday, April 18, 2022 or Tuesday, April 19, 2022