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 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes May 4, 2018    3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Down, Ellen Ireland, Catherine Canillas, Kaitlyn Diebel, Melanie Mitsch, Mari Arenson, Amanda Smith, Shakeya St Julian Garcia Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for April Approved unanimously.  Mari Arenson made a motion to approve.   Eileen Ireland seconded. Old Business Reviewed briefly […]

  • May 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, May 3, 2018 3:00-4:00 p.m. Faculty Room Call to Order Attendance                             Introductions Sign-in Minutes for April                                                                                            Action Old Business                          Budget for 2018-19 Expenditures Online programs Wilson .2 FTE reading intervention Planned expenditures Substitutes Materials and supplies New Business                         Feedback from SSC on […]

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