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...

    Meeting Date/Time: Cancelled May 6, 2021 @ 11:30 a.m. Audit Committee Meeting

    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...

    Meeting Date:      May 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location: Title 1, Migrant and Special Programs

                               701 NW 31st Ave., Lauderhill, FL 33311, Large Conference Room

    Join on line:         May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. Executive Parent Advisory Council

    Call:                    754-216-1864    Conference I.D.: 360 272 37#

  • 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: May 5, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. District Advisory Council Steering Committee

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  135 281 514#

    District Advisory Council Meeting: May 12, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. District Advisory Council Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  370 547 665#

    South Area Advisory Council Meeting: May 19, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. South Area Advisory Council Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  823 668 522#

    North Area Advisory Council Meeting: May 20, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. North Area Advisory Council Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  734 061 749#

    Central Area Advisory Council Meeting: May 20, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. Central Area Advisory Council Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  559 570 767#

  • 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:  May 6, 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: May 6, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. Diversity Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 305 219 91#

  • 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...

    Date:  May 20, 2021

    Time:  6:30 p.m.

    Location:  Pines Lakes Elementary - International Welcome Center

                     10300 Johnson Street, Pembroke Pines, FL 33026

                      

    or join virtually at:

    Date: May 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. ESOL Leadership Council TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864  Conference ID:  287 677 323#

  • 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...

    Join on line: May 11, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. ESE Advisory Council Executive Board Meeting

    Call-in: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 202 164 043#

    Join on line: May 19, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. ESE Advisory Council General Meeting

    Call-in: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 636 646 437#

  • 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...

     

    Join on line: May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. Facilities Task Force Informational Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 943 377 456#

  • 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:         May 26, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Resource Center

                                   1400 NW 14th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

    Or join virtually at:

    Join on line: May 26, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. Human Relations Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 611 938 787#

    Meeting Date:         March 31, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Resource Center

                                   1400 NW 14th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

    Or join virtually at:

    Join on line: March 31, 2021 @ 3:30 p.m. Human Relations Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 526 730 936#

  • 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...


    Join on line: May 10, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m. Parent/Community Involvement Task Force Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 849 548 870#

  • 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, May 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. 

    Meeting Place:  TSSC Building - Procurement & Warehousing Services

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

                              Bid Rooms 1-4

  • 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...

    Join on line: May 27, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m. Small Business Advisory Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 430 897 787#

  • 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:   May 12, 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:  

    May 12, 2021 @ 9:00 a.m. Superintendent's Insurance Wellness Committee TEAMS Meeting

    Join on line:

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 139 157 749#

  • 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:  May 10, 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: 786-636-1366 Conference ID: 864 102 118#

  • 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:  May 20, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

    Meeting Location:  K.C.Wright Administration Building

                               600 SE 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

                               Board Room/Pre-Function Room

    Join online: April 29, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Head Start/Early Intervention Policy Council Meeting

    Call: 415-762-9988  Conference ID:  816 954 0722

  • 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...

    Meeting Date & Time:  May 13, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:        K.C. Wright Building, 14th Floor Conference Room

                                          600 S.E. Third Avenue, Ft. Laurderdale, FL 33301

    Join on line: 

    May 13, 2021 @ 2:00 p.m. Wellness & Learning Support CommitteeTEAMS Meeting

    Call: 754-216-1864 Conference ID: 429 557 38#

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.