Westwood USD | BP 1220 Community Relations
Citizen Advisory Committees
The Board of Trustees recognizes that citizen advisory committees enable the Board to better understand the interests and concerns of the community.
The Board shall establish citizen advisory committees when required by law, to strengthen the effectiveness of district and school operations, or to enhance student learning. The purpose of any such committees shall be clearly defined and aligned to the district's vision, mission, and goals. The Board may dissolve any advisory committee not required by law when the committee has fulfilled its duties or at any time the Board deems it necessary.
(cf. 0000 - Vision)
(cf. 0200 - Goals for the School District)
(cf. 0420 - School Plans/Site Councils)
(cf. 0420.1 - School-Based Program Coordination)
(cf. 0430 - Comprehensive Local Plan for Special Education)
(cf. 2230 - Representative and Deliberative Groups)
(cf. 3280 - Sale, Lease, Rental of District-Owned Real Property)
(cf. 5030 - Student Wellness)
(cf. 6020 - Parent Involvement)
(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)
(cf. 6175 - Migrant Education Program)
(cf. 6178 - Career Technical Education)
(cf. 9130 - Board Committees)
The Superintendent/Principal or designee may establish advisory committees which shall report to him/her in accordance with law, Board policy, and administrative regulation.
Citizen advisory committees shall serve in an advisory capacity; they may make recommendations, but their actions shall not be binding on the Board or Superintendent.
The membership of citizen advisory committees should reflect the diversity of the community and represent a diversity of viewpoints.
The Superintendent/Principal or designee shall provide training and information, as necessary, to enable committee members to understand the goals of the committee and to fulfill their role as committee members.
Within budget allocations, the Superintendent/Principal or designee may approve requests for committee travel and may reimburse committee members for expenses at the same rates and under the same conditions as those provided for district employees.
(cf. 3350 - Travel Expenses)
8070 Career technical education advisory committee
11503 Parent involvement program
15359.3 School facilities improvement districts
35147 School site councils and advisory committees
44032 Travel expense payment
52176 Advisory committees, limited-English proficient students program
52852 Site council, school-based program coordination
54425 Advisory committees, compensatory education
62002.5 Continuing parent advisory committees
REPEALED EDUCATION CODE FOR CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS
52012 School site council
810.2 Tort claims act, definition employee
810.4 Tort claims act, definition employment
815.2 Injuries by employees within scope of employment
820.9 Members of local public boards not vicariously liable
UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42
1751 Note Local wellness policy
Frazer v. Dixon Unified School District, (1993) 18 Cal.App.4th 781
Maximizing School Board Leadership: Community Leadership, 1996
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov
Policy WESTWOOD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: May 21, 2008 Westwood, California