• School Council title
  • Who Serves on a School Council?

    School councils are comprised of a minimum of seven council members:

    • The principal 
    • At least two certificated teachers elected by the teachers 
    • A number of parents elected by the parents, so that parents make up a majority of the council. At least 2 parents must be businesspersons 
    • Other members as specified in the council's bylaws 

    Council members serve a term of two years, or for a term specified in the council's bylaws.

    What are the Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members?

    All members of the School Council must:

    • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues, 
    • Regularly participate in council meetings, 
    • Participate in information and training programs, 
    • Act as a link between the school council and the community, 
    • Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community, and 
    • Work to improve student achievement and performance. 

    What is the Role of the Local Board of Education with School Councils?

    The local board of education shall:

    • Provide all information not specifically made confidential by law 
    • Assign an employee of the school system to attend council meetings when requested 
    • Receive and consider all recommendations, including the annual report, of the school council 

    The local board of education shall respond to recommendations of the council within 60 days after being notified in writing of the recommendation.

  • Meeting Dates, Times, & Locations

    Date: Thursday, August 15, 2019
    Time & Location: 7:30 AM at Crews Middle School

    Date: Monday, September 30, 2019
    Time & Location: 8:00 AM at Brookwood High School

    Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019
    Time & Location: 7:30 AM at Crews Middle School

    Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020
    Time & Location: 7:30 AM at Crews Middle School

    Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Time & Location: 7:30 AM at Crews Middle School

  • School Council Officers

    Chair

    Name: Beth Ray
    Relationship to School: Parent
    Term: ENDS 5/2020

    Co-Chair

    Name: Dr. Brett Savage
    Relationship to School: Principal (Mandatory)
    Term: OPEN

    Secretary

    Name: Lynda Weingarten, Council Secretary
    Relationship to School: Administrative Assistant
    Term: OPEN

  • School Council Members

    Name: Dr. Brett Savage, Principal
    Relationship to School: Principal (Mandatory)
    Term: OPEN

    Name: Elizabeth Butler, Certified Teacher
    Relationship to School: Certified Teacher (Mandatory)
    Term: OPEN

    Name: Eleanor Lassiter, Certified Teacher
    Relationship to School: Certified Teacher (Mandatory)
    Term:  OPEN

    Name & Title: Rob Mikell
    Relationship to School: Parent (Mandatory)
    Term: ENDS 5/2020

    Name & Title:Irish Horsey
    Relationship to School: Parent (Mandatory)
    Term: ENDS 5/2020

    Name & Title:Dr. Rudy Jackson
    Relationship to School: Parent / Business Person (Mandatory)
    Term: ENDS 5/2022

    Name & Title: Carrie Foster
    Relationship to School: Parent / Business Person (Mandatory)
    Term: ENDS 5/2020

    Name & Title: Andre Lacour
    Relationship to School: Parent
    Term: ENDS 5/20222

    Name & Title: Beth Ray
    Relationship to School:Parent
    Term: ENDS 5/2020

    Name & Title: Ron Weber
    Relationship to School: Business Partner
    Term: OPEN

    Name & Title: Lynda Weingarten, Council Secretary
    Relationship to School: Administrative Assistant
    Term: OPEN