The establishment of a School Leadership Council assists the school to improve student performance and embraces the participation of the larger school community that includes the school principal, teachers, non-instructional support staff, parents/guardians, community representatives and high school students. The principal is the instructional and organizational leader who plays a central role in formulating and implementing plans that improve and implement instructional programs and services. The goal of the SLC is to develop a culture of cooperation, accountability and commitment, all with a focus on improving student achievement.
The School Leadership Council is a school-based body responsible for advising the school administration on essential instructional, budgeting and personnel issues. The School Leadership Council works with the principal to assess and improve the instructional culture of the school. The role of the School Leadership Council shall be collaborative, cooperative, advisory and a decision-making body to improve teaching and learning in the school.