Advisory Committees

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 June 20, 2018.

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 the 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.