School Advisory Council

 2020-2021 WPHS SAC Meetings 

Public Notice of SAC Meeting Dates

The School Advisory Council (SAC) meets each month with the Principal and SAC Chair. All parents and community members are invited to attend our meetings at 5:30 pm via Zoom. If you would like an invite to a SAC meeting, please fill out the request, and you will be sent the Zoom meeting information. 
SAC Meeting Invite

Winter Park  High School SAC Meeting Dates 2020-2021
September 8, 2020, 6:15pm
October 13, 2020, 6:15pm
November 10, 2020, 6:15pm
December 8, 2020, 6:15pm
January 12, 2021, 6:15pm
February 9, 2021, 6:15pm
March 9, 2021, 6:15pm
April 13, 2021, 6:15pm
May 11, 2021, 6:15pm

The School Advisory Council (SAC) is a school-based group intended to represent the school, the community, and those persons closest to the students. This Council is a board that brings representatives of stakeholders shares responsibility for guiding the school toward continuous improvement.

The School Advisory Council is responsible for final decision making at the school relating to the implementation of the provisions of the annual School Improvement Plan (SIP). The Council also assists in the annual preparation and evaluation of both the SIP and the school’s annual budget.

Members of the Council are selected according to procedures established with the requirements of state statutes. A Council should be composed of the principal and an appropriately balanced number of teachers, education support employees, students, parents, and other business and community citizens who are representative of the ethnic, racial, and economic community served by the school. Certain members are elected by their peers, while business and community members are appointed, and the principal automatically serves.

We appreciate your involvement with the Winter Park High School Advisory Council and look forward to your participation this year. Parents interested in joining SAC this year can attend the meeting dates below.


Winter Park High School Advisory Council Bylaws

Article: 1V: Representation and Elections


  1. The SAC representation will be comprised of the school principal and an appropriately balanced number of teachers, education support employees, parents, students, and other business and community members who are representative of the ethnic, racial and socio-economic community served y the school.
  2. There shall be members elected to the Council from each of the following constituent groups:, majority of the members of this School Advisory Council must be persons who are not employed by the school:
    1. Teachers shall be solicited for membership and voted upon by the faculty.
    2. Support staff shall be solicited for membership.
    3. Parents/Guardians shall be encouraged to volunteer as members.
    4. Students shall be solicited for membership.
    5. Invitations shall be extended to community members and business partners to become members of the SAC.
    6. A Chair and a Co-Chair shall be appointed by the principal with the approval of the SAC membership parent Chair shall be nominated and affirmed by the SAC membership by the September meeting. The Chair will served as current head of SAC and the Co-Chair will assist the Chair. The Co-Chair will be trained to assume duties and responsibilities as Chair for the next school year – insuring continuity from one year to the next. It is a recommendation that the Co-Chair be a representative of a student who is in a lower classmen. The principal shall appoint an administrative non-voting Co-Chair.
    7. Appointments - Those nominated by the Principal and/or Chairperson as needed to comply with the State Statute.