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School Improvement Advisory Committee

A School Improvement Advisory Committee (SIAC) shall be established to ensure community involvement in:

  • the determination of major educational needs;
  • the determination and prioritization of student learning goals;
  • the provision of long-range goals that include, but are not limited to, the state indicators that address reading, mathematics and science achievement;
  • the harassment or bullying prevention goals, programs, training, and other initiatives.

At least annually, the School Improvement Advisory Committee shall provide input and may make recommendations to the Board of Education with regards to:

  • Major educational needs
  • Student learning goals
  • Long-range and annual improvement goals aligned to the District Strategic Plan
  • Harassment/bullying prevention initiatives
  • Desired levels of student performance
  • Progress toward meeting District goals

Committee membership shall include students, parents, teachers, administrators, and representatives from the local community. To the extent possible, committee membership has balanced representation of the following: race, gender, national origin, and disability.  The Superintendent/ designee shall serve as ex-officio Chair of the Committee.

Legal Reference:                 Iowa Code §§ 256.11
281 I.A.C. 12.2(256)
281 I.A.C. 12.8(256)


  • Approved: 11-14-88
  • Reviewed: 11-13-89, 04-06-92
  • Revised: 03-22-93
  • Reviewed: 06-24-96
  • Revised: 10-26-98, 10-23-00, 11-12-01, 12-10-12, 03-26-18, 04-25-2022
  • Documents: 406.3

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