Advisories and Committees

Bond Oversight Committee
  • Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) advisories and committees advise schools, departments and the School Board on a variety of issues. The members, who represent the District’s stakeholders, contribute invaluable service to BCPS by serving as subject matter experts in their respective advisories or committees.

    View a list of the District's Advisories and Committees, which includes relevant contact information.


  • Audit Committee

    The Audit Committee assists and advises the School Board and the Superintendent in matters pertaining to the fiscal management of the school system. The committee is empowered to investigate any financial matters that it considers of concern. The committee can also be requested by the Board or the Superintendent to investigate and report on other financial matters. Learn more about the Audit Committee.

  • Bond Oversight Committee

    The Bond Oversight Committee works to improve the accountability and transparency of the voter-approved General Obligation Bond referendum initiative that provides critically needed funding for Broward's students. Learn more about the Bond Oversight Committee.

  • Broward County Council of PTAs/PTSAs

    The Broward County Council of PTAs/PTSAs is a constituent association of the National Parent Teacher Association, the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation. Learn more about the Broward County Council of PTAs/PTSAs.

  • District Advisory Council

    The District Advisory Council (DAC) fosters and promotes communication among School Advisory Forums, School Advisory Councils, Area Advisory Councils, the District Advisory Council, the Superintendent of Broward County Schools, and the Broward County School Board. The DAC acts as a forum for Area Advisory Councils and others to propose recommendations and discuss issues that are relevant to the District. The DAC provides information to the School Board and the Superintendent based on this intercommunication. Learn more about the District Advisory Council.

  • Diversity Committee

    The Diversity Committee makes recommendations to the Superintendent and the School Board to promote diversity, while maintaining a unitary school system. The committee currently consists of 31 members, 27 of whom are appointed by the School Board. The Student Advisor to the School Board of Broward County, or his/her designee, serves on the committee, representing his/her geographic area, and appoints three student committee members representing the other three geographic areas. The committee members have diverse backgrounds and represent the various geographic areas of Broward County. Learn more about the Diversity Committee

  • ESOL Leadership Council

    The ESOL Leadership Council is the vehicle for representation of parents of ELLs and serves as the liaison support to parents, schools, and community by promoting receptivity, acceptance, and awareness of multicultural issues. It is composed primarily of parents of English Language Learners (ELLs) and has members representing multi-ethnic backgrounds. Representatives to the council also include ELLs, parents, principals, teachers, and community representatives with support from the ESOL staff.

  • ESE Advisory Council

    The Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Advisory Council is a parent-led volunteer body that fosters advocacy for students with disabilities and provides recommendations to the School Board and Superintendent on systemic issues relating to exceptional student education. Monthly general meetings provide a forum for connecting parents with information and advice, along with its four subcommittees on Autism, Down syndrome, Dyslexia and Specific Learning Disabilities, and Emotional & Behavioral Disabilities. Learn more about the Broward ESE Advisory Council.

  • Facilities Task Force

    The Facilities Task Force provides a forum for community participation in the planning, construction, maintenance, and monitoring processes of the Broward County school facilities and makes recommendations to The School Board of Broward County, Florida, that will promote excellence in Broward County school facilities. The Facilities Task Force reviews individual school needs assessments and recommends priorities to the School Board for the District Facilities Work Program/Capital Budget as well as provides input to the District’s Educational Specifications Committee. The Facilities Task Force advises the School Board on specific observations, potential problems, and successes relative to maintenance of facilities, new construction, and renovation and remodeling projects. Learn more about the Facilities Task Force.

  • Gifted Advisory Council

    The Broward Gifted Advisory Council is a group of parents, volunteers, and educators focused on providing quality gifted education and opportunities for Broward County's gifted children. The council also facilitates two-way communication between parents and the District. Learn more about the Gifted Advisory Council.

  • Human Relations Committee

    The Human Relations Committee serves as the foremost resource on human relations at BCPS. The committee makes recommendations to the Superintendent and the School Board on matters that foster mutual respect and understanding among people within BCPS. The committee further supports the work of the District as it pertains to policies related to diversity, educational/vocational equity, nondiscrimination, inclusion and character education. Learn more about the Human Relations Committee.

  • Parent/Community Involvement Task Force

    The Parent/Community Involvement Task Force energizes and increases parent and community involvement in the District. Additional goals include to review current parent/community involvement models to identify gaps and deficiencies; revise parent/community involvement models to address identified opportunities; and provide identifiable ways and processes for the community to have meaningful input and participation in Broward County’s public education system. Learn more about the Parent/Community Involvement Task Force.

  • Qualifications Selection and Evaluation Committee

    The Qualifications Selection and Evaluation Committee pre-qualifies contractors and evaluates, selects, and recommends awarding contracts for Construction Management, Design-Build, CMAR, Program Management or Professional Services subject to Section 287.055, Florida Statutes.

  • Small Business Advisory Committee

    The Small Business Advisory Committee is appointed by the School Board as an advisory group to review the continuing programs for contractors, prime contractors and subcontractors that promote S/M/WBE participation; coordinate activities and actions with the School Board or corresponding committees designated by the School Board or Superintendent; and make recommendations concerning modifications of such programs and procedures established in policy.

  • Superintendent’s Insurance and Wellness Advisory Committee

    The Superintendent’s Insurance and Wellness Advisory Committee reviews all proposals for insurance offerings for the School Board of Broward County and makes recommendations to accept or deny any proposals to the School Board.

  • Technology Advisory Committee

    The Technology Advisory Committee was formed by School Board Policy #5306.1 to provide input, advice and assistance in the implementation of the District's Education Technology Plan. Learn more about the Technology Advisory Committee.

  • Title I Advisory Committee

    Title I is a federally funded program for economically disadvantaged children who reside in school attendance areas with a high concentration of children from low income families. Since a high incidence of poverty in a school has a direct correlation with low academic student achievement, the goal of the Title I Program is to ensure that all children have a fair, equal, and significant opportunity to obtain a high-quality education and the skills to master the Florida Standards.

  • Wellness and Learning Support Committee

    The Wellness and Learning Support Committee determines and monitors wellness initiatives of the School Board of Broward County, including obesity prevention. 

Strategic Plan

  • Strategic Plan

Send Your Sales Tax To Schools

  • Send Your Sales Tax to Schools

SMART Futures

  • SMART Futures