Welcome to the K.M.S. Governance Council

Who makes up the KMS School Governance Council?

7 Parents or guardians of students at the school, 2 Community Leaders, 5 Teachers at the school and 1 Principal (non-voting member)

What does the Governance Council do?

§ Advise school administration on issues of communication, policies & student achievement

§ Analyze school achievement data and provide feedback on how to improve academic standards
§ Advise principal on budget initiatives and review draft budget to ensure community input

What is the Governance Council’s Mission and why is it important to our school?

§ Improved communication between school and parents

§ Enable parents, school staff, and community leaders to work together to improve student achievement
§ Facilitate communication of educational goals & standards to parents and community
How can you get involved with the Governance Council?
· Attend a monthly meeting – learn about what’s going on in the school with academics, policies, and more
· Run for a council position in May – you can then be a voting member of the council

Governance Council Elections:

Each May the Governance Council will hold nominations and elections for new parent & teacher members. The members are expected to attend & participate in monthly meetings.

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