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