School Improvement Advisory Council

 

Barbara Bush Elementary School

S.I.A.C.

 

Meeting Profile

  • Regularly scheduled meetings
  • Agenda driven meetings

Committee Membership

  • 4 teachers
  • 4 parents
  • 1 Community member (as available)
  • Principal
  • Student(s) (as appropriate)
  • Members Selected/Volunteer by Representative Group Annually

 

SIAC Philosophy

  • Shared decision making
  • School improvement
  • Shared leadership

 

SIAC Members Must Believe

  • Employees can be trusted
  • People closest to the functional change should be involved
  • Better decisions can be made when more people are involved

 

Role of Member

  • Renewal of enthusiasm and optimism
  • Become familiar with issues, regulations and policies where applicable.
  • Accept responsibility for implementation and evaluation
  • Accept time commitments of leadership role

 

Skills of Site Leadership Team

  • Team Building
  • Perceptive to all concerns
  • Developing trust
  • Facilitating
  • Conflict resolution

 

Qualities of Members

  • Pride in school
  • Value differences
  • Appreciate ideas of others
  • Sensitive to others
  • Prompt / Organized
  • Enthusiastic
  • Trust
  • Critical thinkers
  • Open mind