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Joint Steering Committee Summary (JSC)

Membership: Committee and sub-committee chairs, teacher representatives, and the Elementary Program Director are automatic members. Parents and other teachers/staff attending at least three meetings in the last 6 months at either ESC or SSC. Parents and teachers each receive 50% of the vote* with a 2/3 majority required to pass a motion. Most program decisions are made at this level.

Responsibilities include (but may not be limited to):

  • Overseeing subcommittees: Curriculum, Extracurricular, Fundraising, Student Council and Student Enrichment, Special Education Advisory Council, Technology, and Wellness
  • Developing and reviewing policies that address both Elementary and Secondary programs
  • Overseeing the overall programs
  • Create task forces when needed to address specific areas of concern as they arise

* Secondary Student Council members in grades 9-12 also receive one vote as a group at SSC or JSC when it affects the Secondary Program.


JPC Committee Archive

Note: In 2016-2017 Joint Programming minutes were included within the monthly meeting minutes of EPC and SPC.

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