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GPPSD Board of Trustees Launches it's Student Advisory Committee

June 17, 2022

Grande Prairie, AB, June15, 2022 – Student Advisory Committee is Looking for Committee Members

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Grande Prairie Public School Division students in grades 5-11 can now apply to become a member of our Student Advisory Committee!

 

Purpose

The development of a Student Advisory Committee will provide the Board an opportunity

to engage with students of the Division for the purpose of sharing information, seeking

feedback from students and to support the development of students' personal leadership

skills and strengths.

 

Composition

1. The Student Advisory Committee will consist of:

  • 1 to 3 students selected from each school, in Grades 5 through 11.
  • Two Board members
  • The Superintendent or designate
  • Two School Administrators
  • Guests may be invited from time to time to cover topics of interest
     

2. Interested students must want to make a difference for their peers by participating on

the Committee. Students will volunteer by submitting an on-line application.

3. A student will fill a 2-year term on the Committee. Individual vacancies will be filled

as they arise.

 

Meetings

1. Meetings will be held in person, 3 or 4 times per year. Whenever possible, meetings

will be scheduled to avoid students needing to miss class to participate.

2. The Student Advisory Committee will be co-chaired, by 2 students, selected at the

first meeting of the Committee each year.

 

Trustee Member Responsibilities

1. Attend all meetings and collaborate with Administration and the student co-Chairs in

the development of the agenda for each meeting.

2. Participate fully and engage with students at each meeting.

3. Report back to the Board of Trustees summarizing the minutes of each meeting.

 

Student Member Responsibilities

1. Attend all meetings and participate fully and engage with the members of the

Committee at each meeting.

2. Report back to the School Principal summarizing the minutes of each meeting.

3. As requested by the School Principal, student members will report to other students,

to the School Council, and to others as needed on the work of the Committee.

 

School and System Leader Responsibilities

1. Collaborate with the Trustee Members and student Co-Chairs in the development of

the agenda for each meeting.

2. Plan for and facilitate the running of each scheduled meeting, including the setting of

the agenda and the provision of minutes summarizing each meeting.

 

How to Apply

Questions?

Please contact your current school's principal or vice principal.

 

Division Information

Grande Prairie Public School Division
Email: communications@gppsd.ab.ca
Phone: 780-532-4491