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The Peabody School Council

A school council is a representative, school specific committee including the principal, elected parents, teachers, staff members, and community members. The school council is required to be established by each school pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 71, Section 59C.

Through the school council, teachers, parents, and community members can become more involved and committed to improving the school when they have the opportunity to serve or be represented on a school council that has a role in shaping the policies and programs of the school.
 
Councils assist principals in preparing the School Improvement Plan and have a role in shaping the school's achievement of the professional development and parent involvement goals of Education Reform.

For the School year 2016-2017, the school council will focus on Fundamental 3 of The Massachusetts Family, School, and Community Partnership Fundamentals: Supporting the Success of Each Child and Youth.

Fundamental Three Indicators:

  1. Linking student work to learning standards, which lead to college and career readiness for all students
  2. Using standardized test results and other data to inform decision-making about increasing student achievement
  3. Helping families support learning at home and at school
  4. Promoting out-of-school-time learning

Please stay tuned to this page and updates in the Peabody Planet for more details, news, information, and ways to get involved. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to reach out the council members listed below or send us your thoughts by emailing any of us at any time.

2016 - 2017 School Council Members

Matt Goldstein           
Shif Kebede          
Jennifer Ford         
Nicole Sullivan         
Leslie Williams-Dunn      
Steve Kelly          
Katie Bourne          
Carolyn Rodrigues                  

School Council Dates 2016 – 2017
All meetings are in the School Library unless otherwise noted.

September 27
November 15
December 13
January 12
February 7
March 9
April 4
May 4