Advisories and Committees

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  • Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) advisories and committees consult schools, departments and the School Board on a variety of issues. The members, who represent the District’s stakeholders, contribute invaluable services 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. For meeting dates and times, click on links below.

  • 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.

    Join the next Audit Committee Meeting...

    Audit Committee - Nominating Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:  August 12, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.

    Meeting Location:      K.C. Wright Building, Board Room

                                       600 S.E. Third Avenue

                                       Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

    Audit Committee Meeting 

    Meeting Date/Time:  August 12, 2021 at 10:45 a.m.

    Meeting Location:      K.C. Wright Building, Board Room

                                       600 S.E. Third Avenue

                                       Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

  • 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.

    Join the Bond Oversight Committee Meeting...

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  • 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.

    Join the Executive Parent Advisory Committee Meeting...

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  • 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.

    Join the District Advisory Meeting on-line...

    District Advisory Council Steering Committee

    Join virtually:  August 11, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. District Advisory Council Steering Committee

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  746 271 052#

    District Advisory Council Meeting

    Location: K.C. Wright Building, 600 S.E. 3rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 - Board Room

    or join virtually at: August 25, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. District Advisory Council Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  819 111 913#

    District and Area Advisory Training

    Join virtually: August 26, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. District and Area Advisory Training

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  373 422 631#

  • 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

    Join the Diversity Committee Meeting...

    Meeting Date:  August 5, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  Kathleen C. Wright Building, Board Room

                             600 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Ft.Lauderdale, FL 33301

    or join virtually by clicking on the link below:

    Join on line: August 5, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. Diversity Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 530 312 232#

  • 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.

    Join the ESOL Leadership Council Meeting...

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  • 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.

    Join the Exceptional Student Education Advisory Council Meeting...

  • 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.

    Join the next Facilities Task Force Meeting...

    Facilities Task Force Special Meeting

    Date:  August 2, 2021

    Time:  7:00 p.m.

    Location: Rock Island Professional Development Center

    2301 NW 26 St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311, Building 5

    or join virtually by clicking the link below:  

     August 2, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. Facilities Task Force Special Meeting

    Join via telephone:

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 436 103 771#

    Facilities Task Force Meeting

    Date:  August 12, 2021

    Time:  7:00 p.m.

    Location: Rock Island Professional Development Center

    2301 NW 26 St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311, Building 5

    Join on line: August 12, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. Facilities Task Force Informational Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 900 231 530#

  • 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.

    Join the next Gifted Advisory Council TEAMS Meeting...

  • 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.

    Join the Human Relations Committee Meeting...

    Meeting Date:   August 25, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location: Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Resource Center

                                  1400 NW 14th Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

    or join virtually by clicking the link below:  

    August 25, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. Human Relations Committee

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 806 199 700#

  • 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.

    Join the next Parent/Community Involvement Task Force Meeting...

    Date: August 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Location: McFatter Technical College, 6500 Nova Drive, Davie, FL 33317, Room 602

    Join on line: August 9, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. Parent/Community Involvement Task Force Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 615 287 844#

  • 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.

    Join the next District Advisory Meeting...

    Date:  Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

    Meeting Place:  TSSC Building - Procurement & Warehousing Services

                              7720 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

                              Suite 323

  • 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.

    Join the Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting...

    August 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

    TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby

    7770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

    or join on line: August 26, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. Small Business Advisory Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 619 013 137#

  • 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.

    Join the next Superintendent's Insurance and Wellness Advisory Committee Meeting...

    Meeting Date:   August 25, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m.

    Meeting Location: TSSC Annex - 7770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Bank Lobby

                                   Sunrise, FL 33351

    or join virtually by clicking the link below:  

    August 25, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m. Superintendent's Insurance Wellness Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Join on line:

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 649 659 19#

  • 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.

    Join the next TAC Meeting...

    Meeting Date:  August 9, 2021 at 2:30 p.m.
    Meeting Location:  TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby, 7720 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351
    or join virtually by clicking the link below:
    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 271 360 788#

  • 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.

    Join the Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council Meeting...

    Date:  August 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location: K.C. Wright Building, 600 S.E. 3rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 - Board Room

    or join on line:  August 26, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 872 8101 5277 Passcode: TU8R2G

  • 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. 

    Join the Wellness and Learning Support Committe Meeting...

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School Accountability and Improvement

  • According to SBBC Policy 1403, each school has a School Advisory Council (SAC) to facilitate the development and monitor progress of the annual School Improvement Plan. Agendas and minutes reflect annual needs assessment, SIP monitoring, and allocation of Accountability Funds.