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School Council 2023-24

The Georgia A+ Education Reform Act of 2000 required that school councils be established at every public school. The purpose of school councils is to "bring communities and schools closer together to solve difficult education problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process."


Who Serves on a School Council? 

A School Council is composed of several members:

*The Principal

*Two certified teachers

*Parents (or guardians) and/or members of the business community 

What are the Roles and Responsibilities of Council Members?  

All members of the School Council must:  

*Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues.

*Regularly participate in council meetings.

*Participate in information and training programs.

*Act as a link between the school council and the community.

*Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community, and work to improve student performance.


School Council Meetings for 2023-2024

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Tuesday, January 9, 2024 
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 
Monday, May 20, 2024


School Council Members for 2023-2024

Parent Representative:  Alexander Henderson

Business Representative: Kevin Udell, Jekyll Island Authority

                                             Debbie Williamson, Community Church

                                              Cheryl Heath, Marshland Credit Union                            

Teacher Representatives:   Laura Herrington, 49% Literacy Content Specialist/Facilitator     

                                               Rebecca Goff, Assistant Principal K-2

                                               Angela Holland, Instructional Support Specialist

                                               Elizabeth Ruff, Teacher Representative

                                               Sarah Pope Pelley, Secretary/Recorder

Parent Involvement Coordinator:  Jalesa Carroll
Principal: Alicia Flowers