SBDM Operational Policy 2

Last Updated: 9/28/2020 5:40 PM

Election of School Council Members

a. Composition of Council    

The school council at South Oldham High School shall consist of three (3) teachers, two (2) parents, and the principal, provided state requirements for minority representation are met.

b. Eligibility     

All certified employees assigned to the school on a full or part-time basis are eligible to serve on the council.  Any parent, step-parent, foster parent, and/or legal guardian of a student who is registered to attend the school during the term of office and who is not an employee or a relative of an employee of that school or the district central office, or a local school board member or the spouse of a school board member is eligible to nominate, vote for, and serve as a parent representative on the council.  

c. Terms    

Council members are elected for two-year terms with each service year beginning July 1 and ending June 30.  Terms for school council members shall be staggered. New council members are encouraged to meet with the council from May 1 to June 30 as the council members elect.  During this time they can become familiar with council procedure and participate in any training sessions.  They are not eligible to participate in the decision making process.

d. Filling Vacancies    

In the event a vacancy on the council occurs, the vacancy shall be filled by the respective group The principal shall inform the respective group of the vacancy.  

Adopted: October 18, 1994

Revised:  Nov. 21, 1995; Feb.18, 1997; Sept. 13, 1999; April 14, 2003; January 30, 2007; October 11, 2010; October 17, 2016