School Site Council

SSC is responsible for the following:


  • Developing, monitoring, and updating the Single Plan for Student Achievement– the document presented to and ratified by the School Board outlining the educational goals and objectives of Walnut Acres Elementary School. The current Plan focuses on goals in math, language arts, science, technology, and school climate.
  • Approving the Single Plan budget.
  • Addressing issues raised by parents and staff such as safety, resources, student achievement, and student conduct.
  • Reviewing staff reports on curricular and extracurricular activities and parent reports on community activities and sentiments.
  • Monthly Site Council Meetings are open to the community.


Click here for the 2012-2013 School Site Council Briefing PowerPoint version.

2013 – 2014 Site Council Members
Staff Members Parent Members
Dr. Colleen Dowd,
Principal (Chair)

Annie Halverson – year 2

Liz Hartman – year 1

Leigh-Ann Andrada – year 1

Robin Louchis – year 1

Aramazd Dermardirosian – year 1

Ellen Bellendir – year 2

Sharon Lund – year 1

Ellen Ireland – year 2

James Wu – year 2

Meeting Dates: (all meetings are 3-4:00pm in room A1 unless otherwise stated)9/5/13, 10/3/13, 11/7/13, 1/9/14, 2/6/14, 3/6/14, 4/3/14, 5/1/14

School Site Council (SSC) Agenda & Minutes …

  • May 2017 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes May 4, 2017       3-4:00 p.m.              B-7 Attendees Colleen Dowd, Melanie Mitsch, Ellen Ireland, Amanda Smith, Jennifer Bridge, Chat Bounds, James McKeehan, Rachel Castillo Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for April Jennifer Bridge moved to approve the minutes. Ellen Eyerly seconded motion to approve. Unanimously approved. New Business By-laws […]

  • May 2017 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, May 4, 2017 3:00-4:00 p.m. B-7 Call to Order Attendance                  Introductions Sign-in Minutes for April                                                                                            Action Old Business New Business             Bylaws review/vote                                                   Action Principal’s Report     Assembly on Street Smarts Bike/Walk to School on 5/10 “Green sheets” still available until 5/5 – due by 5/8 […]

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