Central Valley School District is committed to ongoing family and community participation in our schools and school district. Communication is also a top priority. In order to support high levels of family and community involvement, a variety of district-level committees made up of community volunteers serving in an advisory capacity to district administration and the School Board.
Community-based committees currently addressing important school district issues:
- Human Growth and Development Advisory Committee: February 2008 - August 2008
The Human Growth and Development Advisory Committee was a volunteer group tasked with the planning, development, evaluation and revision of instructional programs in sex education and human sexuality. The committee focused on HIV/AIDS curriculum for grades 7-12, and developed recommendations for the School Board.
- Parent Advisory Committee (PAC): Ongoing
Comprised of parent representatives from all schools in the district, the PAC meets monthly with Superintendent Ben Small to receive updates about district issues and initiatives and provide input to district administration from a parental perspective.
- Parent Assessment Web Page Access Committee: September 2007 – Present
This committee of parents, school staff and district administrators ensures that relevant student, school, district and state assessment data is readily available to parents through the district website.
- Nutrition Committee: Fall 2004 – Present
Charged with reviewing the school lunch program, school stores and the vending machines to meet federal guidelines in our schools. This committee also makes sure we are meeting the nutritional needs of our studentsa as per district policy.
Recent district committees that are no longer active:
- Boundary Review Committee: March – June 2005
Charged with determining the boundaries for new elementary and middle schools that may be built in the Liberty Lake and Greenacres attendance areas with the successful passage of a future bond.
- Community Facilities Review Committee: January – March 2005
Charged with reviewing and summarizing the written comments from district patrons regarding the Proposed Facilities Concept, this committee informed the School Board based on the information gathered. Click here for more.
- Community Linkages Committee: November 2003 – April 2006
Formed to address the short and long-term facility needs of the district, using data to drive recommendations, this committee included community volunteers and representatives from Spokane County, City of Liberty Lake and City of Spokane Valley.
- Facilities Options Committee: April – November 2007This committee, comprised of parents, employees, students and community members, explored facilities options for the Central Valley School District. The 21-member committee reported its findings to the Board of Directors on November 5, 2007. Click here for more.
- Student Dress Code Committee: Fall 2004 - Spring 2005
Recognizing parent concerns about the attire that students are wearing to school, primarily in middle and high schools, this committee is working on student dress code issues and potential recommendations to the School Board.
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