Statutory Roles and Responsibilities

School Improvement Plan (CSIP)

  • Gather and analyze multiple sources of data regarding student achievement
  • Combine School Community Council input with Building Leadership Team input
  • Determine the school’s most critical academic needs
  • Establish clearly stated goals with measurable results
  • Recommend a course of action to meet the identified needs, specifically noting programs, practices, materials, equipment, and/or professional development the school will need to implement the plan and to reach the established goals
  • Submit CSIP by announced due date
  • Respond to feedback from the district accountability process
  • Implement the plan
  • Collect data to measure progress and results of the plan throughout the year
School LAND Trust Plan - A subset of the CSIP
  • Using CSIP and data collected, identify school’s most critical academic need(s)
  • Target the school’s most critical ACADEMIC need as the focus of the Plan
  • Establish clearly stated goal(s) with measurable results
  • Allocate LAND Trust funds to support goal(s)
  • Assure SCC roster and signature page match and are up-to-date with the correct parent/employee ratios prior to LAND Trust vote and signing of signature page
  • Submit LAND Trust Plan on-line by announced due date
  • Respond to feedback from the district accountability process
  • Implement the current year plan and receive regular reports on its progress
  • Report progress, modifications on goal(s) and/or funding changes at mid-year review
  • Collect data to measure progress and results of the plan throughout the year, including budget updates for current year plan noting spending and budget left to spend
  • Publicize plan, results achieved and use of funds to community
SCCs shall provide to each household with a student attending the school:
  • A meeting schedule for the year
  • A mid-year action and activity report
  • An end-of-year report, including a summary of Council actions, student progress and how the school’s LAND Trust monies were used - to be sent home the following fall
  • The Council shall provide this information via email to all families. The council shall identify families that do not communicate via email and distribute this information in another method.
SCCs review the Digital Citizenship plan for the school and make recommendations
 SCC will receive a district and school technology report in September/October. The SCC will decide if the current plans are appropriate for 3 areas:
  1. Technology
  2. Student Digital Citizenship Education
  3. Family Digital Citizenship Education

They will submit this approval or steps that they would like to take to improve any of these 3 areas to School Performance prior to the end of December.

SCCs keep minutes from meetings

  • SCC meeting minutes need to reflect:
  • Members and/or visitors present at each meeting
  •  All topics discussed and a synopsis of the discussion
Budget discussion including a review of the current year plan and updates on budget expenditures and/or increases; any budget vote should be reflected in your minutes
  • Plan development, goals set and measurements to be used
  • Any discussion, development and votes taken for an amendment to your current plan
  • A review of current year plan and how measurements are being met
  • All votes that are taken on any topic for any reason, reflecting an accurate vote count
Minutes do not need to be verbatim, but do need to be a good synopsis, especially of any votes taken or budget item discussion and decisions.
Minutes should be posted on your website and maintained for 3 years.

SCCs shall serve as advisory bodies to the Board of Education
If the Canyons Board of Education is studying an issue and would like input from the community, they will ask the SCC for this input. Likewise, if the SCC has an item at their school/community that they would like to give input on, they may do so to the Canyons Board of Education.