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.

    NOTE: Individuals who wish to serve on an advisory or committee are required to take Ethics Training and are subject to Florida’s Government-in-the-Sunshine Law. For training program information and additional resources, visit https://www.browardschools.com/Page/41329.

  • 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.

    Special Audit Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 1, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
    Join virtually: November 1, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Special Audit Committee Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  977 119 300#

    Audit Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time: 
    November 18, 2021 at 10:30 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

    Meeting Date/Time:
    September 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  
    Kathleen C. Wright Administrative Building, Board Room
    600 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

     

  • Broward County Council of PTAs/PTSAs

    The Broward County Council of Parent Teacher Associations/Parent Teacher Student Associations (PTAs/PTSAs) is a constituent association of the National Parent Teacher Association, the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the nation. The PTA is a forum where parents, teachers, administrators, and other concerned adults discuss ways to promote quality education, strive to expand the arts, encourage community involvement, and work for a healthy environment and safe neighborhoods. Through involvement in the PTA, parents receive regular updates on activities in their child’s school and the District and can learn about education issues at the statewide and national levels, as well. Learn more about the Broward County Council of PTAs/PTSAs.

    Join the Executive Parent Advisory Council Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  
    Title 1, Migrant and Special Programs, Large Conference Room
    701 NW 31st Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33311


    Join virtually
     November 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Executive Parent Advisory Council TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 781 708 000#

                    

  • 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 Steering Meeting
    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 3, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
    Join virtually: November 3, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. District Advisory Steering Council Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  519 646 826#

    Join the District Advisory Council Meeting
    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 10, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
    Location:
    K.C. Wright Administration Building
    600 S.E. Third Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

    Join the South Area Advisory Meeting
    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
    Location:
    McArthur High School
    6501 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, FL 33024

    Join the Central Area Advisory Meeting
    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 18, 2021 at 9:45 a.m.
    Location:
    Indian Ridge Middle School - Media Center
    1355 Nob Hills Road, Davie, FL 33324

    Join the North Area Advisory Meeting
    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
    Location:
    Monarch High School
    5050 Wiles Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073

  • 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/Time:
    November 4, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  
    K.C. Wright Building
    600 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301


    Join virtually
     November 4, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Diversity Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 303 183 485#

  • 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 ESE Advisory Council General Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    October 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:
    Indian Ridge Middle School
    1355 S. Nob Hill Road, Davie, FL 33324

    Join virtually: October 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. ESE Advisory Council Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  134 571 138#

    Join the ESE Advisory Executive Board Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

    Join virtually: November 9, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ESE Advisory Executive Board Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  648 049 883#

  • ESOL Leadership Council

    The English for Speakers of Other Languages (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

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 17, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:

    Indian Ridge Middle School - Auditorium
    1355 S. Nob Hill Road, Davie, FL 33324

  • 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

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:
     Plantation High School, Room 602
    6901 NW 16th Street, Plantation, FL 33313

    Join virtually: November 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Facilities Task Force Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 616 135 608#

  • Gifted Advisory Council

    The Broward Gifted Advisory Council (GAC) is comprised of a group of parents, educators and others who assist in developing, identifying and assessing the educational needs, systemic issues, and priorities of gifted students and programs.  The Council also facilitates two-way communication between parents and the DistrictLearn more about the Gifted Advisory Council.

    Join the Gifted Advisory Council Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

    Join virtually November 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Gifted Advisory Council TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 821 754 092#

     

  • 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/Time:
    October 27, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:
    Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Resource Center-Media Center
    1400 NW 14th Court, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311

    Join virtually:  October 27, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Human Relations Committee
    Call754-216-1864 Conference ID: 940 214 537#

  • 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

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

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

    Join Virtually: November 8, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Parent/Community Involvement Task Force Meeting
    Call: (929) 205 6099   Meeting ID:  881 9256 1442   Passcode: 796194

  • 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 Qualification Selection and Evaluation Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

    Meeting Location:
    TSSC Building - Procurement & Warehousing Services, Suite 323
    7720 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

                              

  • 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 next Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    October 28, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:
    TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby
    7770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

    Join Virtually: October 28, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. Small Business Advisory Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 961 122 911#

    Join the next Small Business Advisory Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 18, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:
    TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby
    7770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

    Join Virtually: November 18, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. Small Business Advisory Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 536 281 340#

  • 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/Time:
    November 17, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

    Meeting Location:
    TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby
    7770 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

    Join Virtually: November 17, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m. Superintendent's Insurance Wellness Committee Meeting
    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 391 650 765#

     

  • 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/Time:
    November 8, 2021 at 2:30 p.m.
    Meeting Location:  TSSC Annex - Bank Lobby
    7720 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Sunrise, FL 33351

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 481 270 539#

  • 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 next Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    October 28, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

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

    Join Virtually:  October 28, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council
    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 666 065 570#

    Join the next Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

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

    Join Virtually:  November 18, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 652 437 801#

  • 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 next Wellness and Learning Support Committee Meeting

    Meeting Date/Time:
    November 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  
    Kathleen C. Wright Administrative Building, 14th Floor Conference Roon
    600 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

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.

  • 2021 - 2022 SAC Chairs

    SAC CO-Chairs

    Laura Welser and Kim McCarthy

     

    Meeting Dates:

    August 30, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

    September 20, 2021 @ 2:30 pm

     

  • 2021 - 2022 SAF Chairs

    CO-Chairs

    Jessica Miller and Adam Altman

     

    Meetings Dates:

    August 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm

    September 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm