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 …

  • March 2018 Minutes

    School Site Council Meeting Minutes March 1, 2018            3-4:00 p.m.                 Faculty Room Attendees Colleen Dowd, Ellen Ireland, Catherine Canillas, Mia Carella (sub for Kaitlyn Diebel), Melanie Mitsch, Chad Bounds, Amanda Smith, Shakeya St Julian Garcia Visitors: Jean Condon to talk about ELD Notes taken by Melanie Mitsch. Minutes for February Approved unanimously. Eileen Ireland made […]

  • March 2018 Agenda

    WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL MEETING Thursday, March 1, 2018                   3:00-4:00 p.m.                        B-7 Call to Order Attendance                          Introductions Sign-in Minutes for February                                                              Action Old Business                       Carryover largely returned to us Vote on .1 FTE transfer          Action (move expenditure from 0301 to 0930 New Business                      ELD program presentation – Liz Austin CA […]

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