Pie and Ice creamOur PTO is growing and needs your support! Before school begins, the PTO starts planning events to support students and learning. Even if you only have a little time to commit, we can use your help! Some events that need one time volunteers include school picture days, special lunch events, book fairs, Field Day, and Benito Juarez Day!

Our PTO officers include:

President: Sunny McLernon
Vice President: Lily Broderick
Secretary: Patricia Leming
Treasurer Parliamentarian: Raquel Miranda
Teacher Members, Wendy Culver, Marilyn Tilos Thatcher, & Isaac Santillan
Principal: Laura Lemos

PTO Board meetings are open to any interested parents and meetings are scheduled for the first Thursday of every month at 8:15 a.m.

School Site Council (SSC)

The SSC is an elected decision-making group comprised of parents, community members, site administrators, teachers and other staff. The SSC has an ongoing responsibility to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the site plan. The SSC also oversees all the categorical funds such as Title I, Second Language and GATE. All schools are required to have an SSC. Contact your site administrator or SSC chair if you are interested in joining.

Our SSC members include:

Staff representatives:
Laura Lemos

DeAnn Casey

Wendy Culver

Patricia Leming

Mariyln Tilos Thatcher

Parent Representatives:

Darcy Addy

Katie Balla

Kyle Broderick

Danielle Lesure-Sopheak

Erika Maldonado

Site Governance Team (SGT)

Each school has a SGT to act as its advisory body on issues other than major categorical programs. Contact your school administrator if you are interested in being part of your school's SGT.

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Schools which have twenty-one or more English as a Second Language (ESL) students also have an English Learner Advisory Committee. It serves as the advisory body to the school on four key issues:

  • The school plan for English learners
  • Needs assessment
  • Administration of the language census
  • Efforts to make parents aware of the importance of attendance

Contact our English Learner Coordinator, Lily Broderick, if you would like to be part of our ELAC.

District-Level Committees

Career Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC)
Develops recommendations on the College, Career and Technical Education program and provides the liaison between the district and potential employers. Learn more .

Compensatory Education Programs, District Advisory Council (DAC)
Advisory group of elected representatives from Title I schools that consult with the district on behalf of compensatory education program participants.Learn more .

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)
Advises the Board of Education and district staff on programs and services for English Learners. Learn more .

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) District Advisory Committee
Advises central office staff on GATE program development, planning and implementation as required by state law; acts as regional liaison to school sites for development of gifted programs; reviews district program objectives, activities, budget timelines and annual evaluations. For more information, contact your school principal or visit the GATE District Advisory Committee web page .

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC)
Citizens" advisory group created to monitor Proposition S implementation and expenditures. ICOC meetings are open to the public and regulated by the Brown Act. Learn more .

Special Education, Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for
Advises the SDUSD Board of Education and the Special Education administration on the implementation of the Local Plan, which describes how the district provides services to students with exceptional needs. Learn more .

Utilization of Excess School Property, Advisory Committee for (ACUESP)
Board-appointed citizens" advisory group authorized to consider proposals and develop recommendations regarding property owned by the school district. Learn more .

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