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Los Angeles, California 90012
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Kim M. Bruno,
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Governance

School Site Council Dates

Students, Teachers, and Parents/Guardians: You are encouraged to make a difference in the governance of our school by participating in this year's School Site Council (SSC). An orientations have been scheduled to provide you with an understanding of the purpose of the (SSC) and to explain the election process. Everyone is invited to participate in the election, even those who do not wish to serve on the SSC. Your support is needed to help our school elect motivated SSC members.

Meetings

SSC meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Parent Center, Room D310.

ELAC meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 8:16 a.m. in the Parent Center, Room D310.

WASC Accreditation

SPSA (Single Plan for Student Achievement)

Establishing a School's ELAC and SSC

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School Site Council (SSC)

Agendas, minutes, and related files are in the SSC Locker.

The School Site Council/Governing Board is responsible for implementing the school's mission and vision to ensure all students receive A–G courses, experience a comprehensive arts education in their discipline, and are prepared to pursue their personal and professional goals in a 21st-century world. The SSC/SGC comprises parents, students, faculty, and administrators who are elected annually by their stakeholder groups. The council meets at least six times per year and makes decisions with advisement from committees outlined below.

ELAC and SSC Introduction and Orientation (English):

ELAC and SSC Introduction and Orientation (Spanish):

SSC Election Reenactment Video (English):

SSC Election Reenactment Video (Spanish):

 

Instructional Leadership Team (ILT)

The Instructional Leadership Team (ILT) uses data analysis to identify students' academic needs and to plan professional development to address those needs. ILT meets twice monthly and comprises department chairs, academy lead teachers, the bilingual coordinator, the Title I coordinator, the Special Education Department Chair and administrative staff.

Operations Leadership Team (OLT)

The Operational Leadership Team (OLT) oversees non-instructional school-wide needs and issues; i.e., approving special bell schedules, updating faculty and student handbooks, planning and implementing discipline policies, organizing required safety drills. OLT meets as needed and comprises teachers, parents, students, and administrative staff.

English Learners Advisory Council (ELAC)

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Agendas, minutes, and related files are in the ELAC Locker.

The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) assists our EL students in their academic achievement and re-designation rate. ELAC evaluates EL data, participates in the design and implementation of the EL program and makes recommendations to the SSC on EL intervention and categorical expenditures. ELAC meets at least once a month and comprises teachers, administrators, and parents of students in the English Learner (EL) Program. Parents are elected annually by their peers.

ELAC Election Reenactment Video (English):

ELAC Election Reenactment Video (Spanish):

 

Local School Leadership Council (LSLC)