The Achievement Council is a standing committee in the district and provides an effective means of providing leadership, coordination and quality control of all educational programs in the district including curriculum, professional development and instructional improvement efforts. The Achievement Council is a decision making body that reviews and approves curriculum, all new courses, instructional programs, assessments, and professional development programs. The Achievement Council provides recommendations and advice directly to the superintendent and board of education in all matters pertaining to instructional programs within the district.
Duties of the Achievement Council include:
1. Evaluating all student assessment data and determining improvement needs
2. Overseeing all curriculum/standards revision processes and recommending changes or revisions to the superintendent
3. Determining professional development needs
4. Evaluating all pilot activities within the instructional program
5. Review and approve all changes to the instructional program
6. Make written recommendations of changes in the instructional program to superintendent and board of education
1. Membership shall consist of all building principals, the director of special education and the assistant superintendent of instruction who shall be permanent members. Other members include one teacher representative from each building, two teachers from Title programs, two teachers from special education programs, two members of the counseling staff and two community members; these members shall serve terms of three years on a three-year rotation schedule.
1. The Achievement Council shall meet monthly on the first Monday of each month during the school year and additional time as necessary. Additional meetings will be scheduled as needed.
2. Meetings shall be announced with printed agendas at least one week in advance. Additional agenda items may be added to the printed agenda for discussion as time permits.
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