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 form below.
The nomination deadline is September 17, 2018.
All nominations will be compiled and distributed online for the Ben-Hem community for review.
The Council meets once a month at 5:30 PM from September through June, typically the first Tuesday of the month. The term for the position is two years.
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 climate, safety and discipline
Enhancement of parental involvement
In addition, the council is charged with supporting the principal in developing an annual School Improvement Plan that will identify areas of concern, establish explicit goals, state objectives, name persons charged with responsibilities, and determine a timeline for measurable outcomes.
If you have any questions, please contact the PTO Board at email@example.com.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR SCHOOL COUNCIL, PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW: