One great way to get involved with OBE is to serve on one of our comittees. We are always looking for enthusiastic parents to lend a hand and help improve our school. Please take a look at the list below and see what interests you. Please note, there are other committees that form on an "as-needed" basis as well.


School Site Council (SSC)

The SSC is an elected decision-making group comprised of parents, community members, site administrators, teachers and other staff. At the secondary level, students are included. The SSC has an ongoing responsibility to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the site plan. The SSC also oversees all the categorical funds such as Title I, Second Language and GATE. All schools are required to have an SSC. Contact your site administrator or SSC chair if you are interested in joining.

Site Governance Team (SGT)

Each school has a SGT to act as its advisory body on issues other than major categorical programs. Contact your school administrator if you are interested in being part of your school"s SGT.

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Schools which have twenty-one or more English as a Second Language (ESL) students also have an English Learner Advisory Committee. It serves as the advisory body to the school on four key issues:

  • The school plan for English learners
  • Needs assessment
  • Administration of the language census
  • Efforts to make parents aware of the importance of attendance

Contact the principal if you would like to be part of our ELAC.

District Level Committees

Compensatory Education Programs, District Advisory Council (DAC)

Advisory group of elected representatives from Title I schools that consult with the district on behalf of compensatory education program participants. To learn more click the link

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

Advises the Board of Education and district staff on programs and services for English Learners. To learn more click the link

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) District Advisory Committee
Advises central office staff on GATE program development, planning and implementation as required by state law; acts as regional liaison to school sites for development of gifted programs; reviews district program objectives, activities, budget timelines and annual evaluations. For more information, contact your school principal or click the link to learn more

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