School Advisory Council
The School Advisory Council serves in advisory capacity and as a resource to the director and principal. Membership includes director and principal; and elected parents, teaching faculty, and staff. A UF College of Education representative is selected in consultation with the Dean. Community members are appointed by the director.
Download: School Advisory Council By-laws
SAC meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 p.m, for the months of August, September, October, November, January, February, March, and April.
Current meeting agendas, minutes, and documents are found below. Visit SAC Documents to find meeting agendas, minutes, and documents from past years.
Current School Year Agendas | Minutes | Documents
Responsibilities of SAC
Responsibilities include developing and implementing the School Improvement Plan, overseeing allocation of funds to school improvement, and provide annual review, input, and approval of use of activity fees. [FS 1001.452; FS 1002.32.8(a)(1)]
School Recognition Funds
At the November meeting, the SAC reviews and approves the faculty proposal for distribution of school recognition funds. (FS 1008.36)
Faculty Travel Requests
The SAC accepts, reviews, and approves use of school improvement funds to support teacher travel to make presentations at local, state, and national conferences.
Activity Fees (FS 1002.32.5)
The mission of P.K. Yonge Activity Fees was clarified by a SAC Subcommittee and approved by SAC May, 2012: The P.K. Yonge activity fee allows all students an equal opportunity to be enriched by the school experience. This fee is used to support student activities and services beyond the core instruction programs. Student fees will not be used to support facilities or school operations. The P.K. Yonge School Advisory Council reviews and approves the Activity Fees budget each year.