WHY HAVE A SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL?
Members of the Board of Education have a sincere commitment to the concept of citizen involvement in the Buncombe County Schools. We believe that the people want good schools, that they have reasonable ideas about the things the schools should do, and that they are willing to help the schools attain established goals. A purpose of the advisory structure is to provide informed advice to the school authorities.
WHAT IS A SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL?
A School Advisory Council is comprised of five to 13 members, with the principal serving in an ex-officio capacity and as the secretary who keeps the minutes. Minutes are submitted to the Superintendent's office and forwarded to Board members. Advisory Councils serve schools in an advisory capacity and act as a liaison between the Board of Education and the citizenry.