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Become a School Council member

posted Sep 6, 2016, 6:22 AM by Linda Aber   [ updated Sep 6, 2016, 6:30 AM ]
Ben-Hem currently has parent representative openings for School Council.   If you are interested in becoming a member of School Council, please fill out the nomination form at: Nominations are due September 19, 2016.

As outlined in the Education Reform Act of 1993, the Ben-Hem School Council is comprised of representatives from the parent body, the school staff, and the community at large.  Elections are held to ensure that all parents and staff have a full opportunity for representation.  The council has specific responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, examining the following topics:

  • Class size and impact on student achievement

  • School budget

  • School climate, safety and discipline

  • Enhancement of parental involvement

  • Professional development

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