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Advisory Committee Job Description

This is a volunteer position to serve as a member of one of the established Advisory Committees of the Clarke County School Board.  These positions are appointed by the board for terms as described in committee by-laws beginning in July, as per Clarke County School Board policy BCF.  Applications are due May 25, 2017.

Description of Major Responsibilities:

Individuals appointed to participate are responsible for working with their respective committee members to fulfill the following functions as outlined by the Virginia Department of Education.

To advise

  • Assess specific areas of the education program as appropriate
  • Formulate suggestions and recommendations to create or improve the instructional program

To assist

  • Carry out specific functions and duties assigned to the committee, including development of the annual plan
  • Identify community resources to meet the unique needs of students 

To support and advocate

  • Promote the program throughout Clarke County and the greater community
  • Submit periodic reports and recommendations to the division superintendent and school board

Other Responsibilities Include:

·  Review and abide by committee bylaws

·  Attend and participate in regularly scheduled meetings or subcommittee meetings

·  Be informed of activities of the committee

·  Read the minutes of each meeting and advise the chair of any corrections or additions

·   Focus on systems change and not personal grievances or individual advocacy 

Each advisory committee will include a member of the Clarke County School Board, as well as school-based and/or central office employees.