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 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 seven (7) members:

*The (1) Principal

*Two (2) certificated teachers elected by the teachers

*Four (4) parents/guardians elected by the parents; two of the parents must be businesspersons

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. 

 

In accordance with the State of Georgia Revised Code, Goodyear Elementary School Council meets a minimum of four times a year. Goodyear's meeting location is in the Main Office's conference room on site at Goodyear Elementary, 3000 Roxboro Road, Brunswick, GA. School Council Bylaws and Guideline require that meeting information be posted on the County Schools Webpage. Minutes are available for viewing during regular business hours in the school's office.

2019-2020 School Council Meetings Dates:

September 19 - 10am

November 21 - 10am

February 20 - 10am

June 18 - 10am

Council Members Role Term
Open Chair Person/Parent 2019-2021
Open Vice Chair/Parent 2019-2021
Oatanisha Dawson Principal 2019-2021
Ella Green Assistant Principal 2019-2021
     
Members Role Term
Kevin Udell Business Representative/ Mentor 2019-2021
Debbie Williamson Community Representative 2019-2021
Angela Holland Teacher Representative 2019-2021
Ronald Reigner Educator/Higher Education/Retired 2019-2021
Mary Jenrette Business Representative 2019-2021