Committees

The Mountain View Whisman School District has a wide variety of task forces and advisory committees that meet on a regular basis. Many of these task forces and advisory committees include both staff members and parents. Please check the District's Public Calendar for meeting dates and locations.

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MVWSD is currently seeking members for these Task Force groups:

* Wellness Advisory Committee
* Enrollment Priorities Task Force

Read below for details and requirements for each of the three groups seeking members.

Those interested in serving the Mountain View Whisman School District on a task force or committee should complete this application
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Committees

The District Advisory Committee (DAC) meets quarterly and consists of representatives from each School Site Council. The committee members learn about and provide input on key aspects of the district including assessments, current instructional initiatives, the district budget, and the Local Control and Accountability Plan. As part of the budget, they review categorical program funding and the associated Consolidated Application. Click here for meeting agendas and notes.

The District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC) is a group of elected parents whose children are English Learners. The DELAC's purpose is to advise the district governing board on programs and services available for their students in order to achieve academic success. All interested parents, School Site Council, ELAC officers, community members, and school personnel are invited to attend DELAC meetings. The meetings are held 6 times a year. Click here for meeting agendas.

Measure G Bond Oversight Committee: The Measure G Bond Oversight Committee is an independent citizens’ oversight committee that reviews the expenditure of funds generated by the Measure G general obligation bonds.

Parcel Tax Oversight Committee: The Parcel Tax Oversight Committee (PTOC) is an independent citizen oversight committee that monitors the funds generated from Measure C parcel tax.

 

Task Forces

These groups are typically project-specific, time-limited and report to the Superintendent.

Specific Learner Needs Task Force: As the District Quality Review showed, there is room for improvement in services we provide to special education and English language learners. The district wants to collaborate to research best practices and build quality programs for at-risk students.

Student Attendance Areas Task ForceIn December, the majority of the Board of Trustees voted in favor of reopening a school in the Slater neighborhood. This, along with other growth factors, will have an impact on enrollment and facilities across the District and necessitate a review as well as realignment of the attendance boundaries for both the elementary and middle schools. Members will review demographics, and examine the impact of enrollment parameters, growth, programs on developing school attendance areas.

Middle School Schedule Task Force  (Internal, parent input): Develop a more inclusive middle school schedule for all students, and ensure appropriate time for instructional programs.

Professional Development Advisory Committee (Internal, staff members): To provide recommendations on Professional Development needs of staff to meet the goals of SP2021

Innovative and Best Practices Committee  (internal, staff members): To look for opportunities for growth within the organization to improve efficiency, effectiveness and student outcomes.

MVWSD is currently seeking members for these groups:

Enrollment Priorities Task Force

Charge:

To provide recommendations on how to streamline the enrollment priorities administrative regulation
Look at best practices in enrollment that could help mitigate the impact of future growth
Provide a recommendation on grandfathering policy to help enact the new boundaries
Make Up: 23 members

1 parent / community member from each elementary attendance zone (7)
1 parent / community member from each middle school (2)
1 parent from each choice school (2)
1 staff member from each school site (10)
1 staff member from Administrative Services and Technology (2)
Application process for parent / community members: Community members / parents reviewed and recommended by District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) and District Advisory Committee (DAC)

Wellness Advisory Committee

Charge: To provide recommendations on how to meet requirements mandated by:

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
BP 5141.52 – Suicide Prevention
Human Growth and Development requirements
Make Up: 28-30 members

Psychologist (1)
Middle School Guidance Counselors (2)
Community partners (1)
Middle & Elementary Teachers (10)
Nurse (1)
School Community Engagement Facilitator (1)
Instructional Assistant (1)
Administrators
1 parent / community member from each elementary attendance zone (7)
1 parent / community member from each middle school (2)
1 parent from each choice school (2)
Application process for parent / community members: Community members / parents reviewed and recommended by District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) and District Advisory Committee (DAC)

 

 

 

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