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					                                                             AEA Advisory Groups

       Purpose                   Membership                Further Membership Criteria                    Input/Balance                   Meetings

The board of directors      A minimum of three         Sup’ts: At least one shall represent a       In appointing members        The advisory group shall
of each area education       superintendents            small school district, at least one shall    of the advisory group the    meet at least twice
agency shall appoint an      employed by school         represent a medium-sized school              area education agency        annually and shall submit
advisory group to make       districts served by the    district, and at least one shall represent   shall collaborate with the   its recommendations in a
recommendations on           AEA.                       a large school district.                     superintendents and          report to the board of
policy, programs, and                                                                                school boards of the         directors of the area
services to the board.      A minimum of three         Principals: At least one shall represent     school districts served      education agency at least
                             principals employed by     an elementary school, at least one           by the area education        once annually.
The advisory group           school districts served    shall represent a middle school, and at      agency.
shall provide input,         by the AEA.                least one shall represent a high school.                                  The report shall be timely
feedback, and                                                                                        Every reasonable effort      submitted to allow for
recommendations to          A minimum of four          Teachers: At least one shall represent       shall be made to appoint     consideration of the
the board regarding          teachers employed by       early childhood teachers, at least shall     members to provide           recommendations prior to
projected future needs,      school districts served    represent elementary school teachers,        balanced representation      program planning and
and shall provide a          by the AEA.                at least one shall represent middle          based on age,                budgeting for the
review and response to                                  school teachers, and at least one shall      experience, ethnicity,       following fiscal year.
any state-directed study    A minimum of three         represent high school teachers.              district size, geography,
or task force report on      parents or guardians of                                                 gender balance and
area education agency        school age children        At least one of the teachers appointed       minority representation.
efficiencies or              receiving services from    shall also represent special education
reorganization.              the AEA.                   and at least one of the teachers
                                                        appointed shall represent general
Requirement goes into       One member who             education. At least one of the teachers
effect on July 1, 2010       represents accredited      appointed shall represent related
                             nonpublic schools in the   personnel, including but not limited to
                             AEA.                       media and technology specialists and

                                                        Parents: At least one shall be the
                                                        parent or guardian of a child requiring
                                                        special education.

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