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School Community Councils Support Centre

School Community Councils (SCCs) work with parents and community members to:

  • share responsibility for the success and well-being of all children and youth; and,
  • encourage parent, community and youth engagement in school planning and improvement.

1. Membership

SCCs consist of two types of members – elected and appointed. At minimum, SCCs consist of:

  • five to nine elected parents and community members. The majority of these members must be parents or guardians of students that attend the school;
  • appointed members that include:
    • the principal;
    • one teacher; and
    • one or two students from grades 10-12 (if applicable), and
  • First Nations representatives if students live on-reserve

SCCs can recommend that the board of education appoint other members to the council to increase the representation on the council and to encourage community engagement.


2. Roles and Responsibilities

The roles and responsibilities of SCCs include:

  • encourage parent and community participation in education;
  • developing a good understanding of their community including its needs, resources, supports and goals for student learning and well-being;
  • cooperating with school staff to develop school-level plans;
  • communicating annually with families and community members about their activities and accomplishments;
  • accounting publicly for money they spend;
  • participating in orientation, training, development and networking opportunities related to SCCs;
  • upholding confidentiality; and,
  • following legislation, regulations and board policies.

SCCs may also provide advice and recommendations to their boards of education, school staff and other organizations about the learning needs and well-being of students.

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