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Parent Advisory Council

School Site Council (SSC) 
The SSC is the decision-making council for all programs funded through the Consolidated Application (ConAp). The SSC is responsible for the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), in consultation with the English Learner Advisory Committee, other relevant stakeholders and, where applicable, the School Advisory Committee. The SSC is also responsible for meeting all school level federal parental involvement mandates including the development of the Title I parent involvement policy and budget (E046) and the Title I parent-school compact. 
SSC Members
Yoshim Yang..........................Principal
Brad Upshaw (Teacher).........Chairperson
Kristen Fujitaki (Parent)..........Vice-Chairperson
Monica Pruitt (Parent).............Parliamentarian
Kim Soderstrom (Teacher)......Secretary
Christina Martinez (Teacher)
Ingrid Mira (Coordinator)
Carley James-Huff (Parent)
Jamie Smith (Parent)
Parisa Tahna (Parent)
English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)
The ELAC provides written recommendations to the SSC regarding programs and services for English Learner (EL) students and the use of EIA-LEP funding to support their academic needs. The ELAC reviews student and parent involvement data prior to submitting its written recommendations to the SSC. The ELAC also advises on the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement and the budget related to programs/services for ELs and assists in the review of the school’s language census. The committee meets at least six times per school year. 
ELAC Members