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    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.