School Advisory Council (SAC)

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  • SAC comprises of parents, teachers, community members, school administrators, non-instructional support staff, and other stakeholders who meet regularly to establish priorities, set annual objectives, and monitor action steps for school improvement. SAC is responsible for studying the school’s academic record and developing an annual plan to improve education in vital areas such as student achievement, curriculum, safety and discipline.

    • Mandated by State Statute
    • Main purpose is increasing student achievement through school improvement
    • Chair can be SBBC employee and/or parent

    SAC meets about 8 times a year and discusses topics like how can the school improve, how should teacher bonuses be paid out, what needs to be done to increase academic and social performance.


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

  • Policies and By-Laws

    The name of this Council shall be the School Advisory Council.

    The primary objectives of the School Advisory Council (SAC) shall be to help identify needs and recommend programs of action. Through a community-wide commitment, the team will foster a positive learning environment, which sets high expectations and meets the diverse needs of the student body.

    Read entire SAC By-Laws

  • SAC Team Members

    SAC Chair - Jason Fernandez

    SAC Co-chair/ Secretary - Tonya Davis

School Improvement Plan (SIP)

  • A School Improvement Plan (SIP) containing specific objectives and action steps for achieving Florida's educational goals is required for all schools. The SAC has the primary responsibility for monitoring the implementation of the annual SIP. The SIP must be approved by the School Board.

    Components of the School Improvement Plan

    • Early Warning Indicators
    • School Report Card
    • K-12 Comprehensive Reading Plan
    • Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
    • Response to Intervention (MTSS/RtI) Plan
    • Social & Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)  
    • School-Wide Positive Behavior Plan (SPBP)  
    • Attendance Plan 
    • School Counseling Plan
    • Equity Plan 
    • Best Practices in Inclusive Education (BPIE)  
    • SAC Documentation - Bylaws, Membership, Meeting Dates, Minutes, Agenda, Sign-In Sheets
    • Cognia eProve Survey Results
    • Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Plan 

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