Applications are Open for the Board of Education’s Parent and Community Advisory Council

Posted on October 19, 2018
Categories: Press

PHILADELPHIA — The Board of Education is now accepting applications for it’s Parent and Community Advisory Council. The Advisory Council will provide input and guidance to the Board by communicating the interest and concerns of Philadelphia public school parents and community members.

The Council will work together to develop plans that produce real results and encourage engagement among parents and community members, provide feedback by serving as a link between school communities and the Board, and produce a yearly report to the Board that summarizes progress on goals and lessons learned.

The deadline to apply is November 9, 2018 by 5 p.m. Applications can be submitted by completing the online form, emailing a completed application to schoolboardcommittees@philasd.org, or mailing a completed application to the Office of the Board of Education at 440 N. Broad Street Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19130 by the deadline.

The Advisory Council will be made up of 12 individuals selected by members of the Board. Interested applicants must be residents of Philadelphia, at least 18 years of age, and a current parent/caregiver of a student in public school or community member with a demonstrated commitment to supporting public schools.

Members of the Advisory Council will serve a full one year term for the duration of the following school year from when they are appointed.