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Archived School Site Council (SSC) 2020-2021

Purpose of the 
School Site Council (SSC)

California Education Code

The California Education Code (EC 64001 a) requires the School Site Council (SSC) to develop a Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) for Consolidated Application programs operated at the school. The council must recommend the proposed plan to the local governing board for approval, monitor its implementation, and evaluate the results. At least annually, the council must revise and recommend the plan, including proposed expenditures of all funds allocated to the school through the Consolidated Application, to the local governing board for approval. (California Department of Education, September, 2002)

Who Can Join?

The council members are comprised of parents, teachers, administrators, and classified employees.

The main duties of the SSC are to:

obtain input from a variety of advisory committees

review school characteristics

analyze current educational practice and staffing

analyze student performance data

establish school goals

review available resources

select specific improvements

consider centralized services

recommend the SPSA to the local governing board

monitor progress (the main function of the council)

evaluate the effectiveness of planned activities