Student Governance Councils

The Hartford Board of Education believes that the successes of the school and the students it serves is the shared responsibility of the school staff, parents or legal guardians and community members.

SGC’s are the primary, local school decision-making body of a school devoted to achieve, its mission and vision. SGC’s will focus on the analysis of student achievement, development of improvement plans, allocation
of resources and programmatic and operational changes which enhance the quality of the school and the achievement of its students.

Councils are made up of up to 12 members, with parents representing 50% of the membership and the other half made up of a combination of the following.

1. Students (9-12)
2. Teachers
3. Support Staff
4. Religious and faith based institutions
5. Community Organizations
6. Higher Education Partners
7. Business Partners
8. Lead Agency
9. School Design Partner Organization