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					DAC Committees Comparison Current, Rochester Proposal, Karen Proposal
The District Citizens' Title I/SCE Programs Advisory Committee may establish and abolish such standing or special subcommittees as it may desire. Standing or special subcommittees shall be composed of representatives and members of the District Citizens' Title I/SCE Programs Advisory Committee. No standing or special subcommittee may exercise the authority of the District Citizens' Title I/SCE Programs Advisory Committee. The purpose of standing and special committees shall be reviewed orally and in writing no less than one of the first three meetings of the District Advisory Committee each school year. The District Citizens' Title I/SCE Programs Advisory Committee Standing Committees shall be the Membership and Social Committee; Legislative Update Committee; Bylaws and Elections Committee; Data & Fiscal Analysis Committee; and Parent and Family Engagement Committee. Standing Committees and their Functions: The standing committees of the organization shall be: (A) MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE; (B) LEGISLATION COMMITTEE; (C) PARENT INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE; (D) CURRICULUM, MONITORING & ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE; (E) PUBLICITY & CONFERENCE COMMITTEE (F) COMMITTEE ON BILINGUAL AFFAIRS; and (6) NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMITTEE. Committees shall be comprised of 2-6 members. A. Standing Committees shall be 1) Bylaws, 2) Consolidated Application, 3) Advisory Committees Liaison, 4) Financial Review, 5) Local Education Agency Plan (LEAP) Analysis, 6) Membership, 7) SSC Liaison, and 8) Progra m. All standing committees shall consist of at least three members and be selected by the board for the approval of voting members in September. I. New Members and Social Committee 1. Develops plans to develop the membership of DAC (see b below) 2. Reviews attendance of school site representatives and makes recommendations to the full committee on increasing member participation strategies. 3. Prepares and conducts orientation sessions for new members. (see b below) 4. Organizes socials to improve membership cohesion and sense of mission. 5. Proposes awards and recognitions for outstanding DAC members. 6. Maintains and recommends high standards for all members. The MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE shall a. Coordinate election procedures per DAC; (see bylaws/election committee 3) b. Administer the affairs of the membership;(see 1 and 3 above) c. Receive and act upon applications for the membership; d. Monitor voting procedures for the membership; (see bylaws/election committee 4) e. Resolve any questions concerning the membership and voting rights f. The Secretary shall be a member of this committee and assist with all procedures.

II. Legislative Update Committee 1. Educates and reports to committee on NCLB law (see b. below) 2. Monitors and reports on state and federal legislation impacting NCLB or State Compensatory programs (see a. below) The LEGISLATION COMMITTEE a. Maintain an awareness of pertinent legislative events and intents, in particular, NCLB requirements for the local, state and national levels; Provide monthly reports on NCLB Act of 2001 progress and changes; (see 2 above) b. Help promote and publicize Title I/NCLB programs; c. Keep DAC aware of and involved in legislative research and communication with government officials; (see 1 above) III. Bylaws and Elections Committee 1. Reviews existing bylaws and makes recommendations as to their implementation 2. Reviews existing bylaws and proposes necessary amendments 3. Reviews existing election procedures and practices and recommends changes (see membership a. above) 4. Reviews existing practices of elections and makes appropriate recommendations (see membership d. above)

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DAC Committees Comparison Current, Rochester Proposal, Karen Proposal
IV. Data and Fiscal Analysis Committee 1. Reviews student assessments data and Title 1 budgets to make appropriate recommendations (see e. below) The CURRICULM, MONITORING & ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE shall: a. Work closely with the appropriate Central Office staff on the development, and upgrade of Title I programs under requirements of NCLB; b. Monitor various Title I/NCLB programs at the school sites on a regular basis; c. Make sure that the schools are working with all parents to understand all aspects of their children’s education (standards and assessment ); d. Solicit ideas , suggestions, and recommendation from DAC’s parents about programs in their schools; e. Conduct an ongoing assessment of the Title I/NCLB programs and services; f. Keep Executive DAC committee aware of assessment findings, especially problems and concerns. (see 1 above) g. Submit an annual report by the end of June of each year to State & Federal Programs and the general body. h. Executive committee is to monitor all Title I policy components.

V. Parent Engagement Committee 1. Plans and reviews the District’s Administrative Regulations on Title I Parent and Family Engagement plans and programs (see a. below) 2. Reviews and reports on Parent Involvement mandates in NCLB and California law and makes recommendations as to their implementation in the district (see b. below) 3. Recommends parent involvement activities to inform parents on the NCLB law and what parents should know 4. Provides advice to the School Site Councils on NCLB parent involvement (see c. below)
The PARENT INVOLVEMENT COMMITTEE shall: a. Plan, review and make recommendations on the District’s Title I Parent Involvement Policy and Administrative Regulations. (see 1 above) b. Reviews and reports on Parent Involvement mandates contained in NCLB and California law and makes recommendations for their implementation; (see 2 above) c. Maintains School Site Councils informed on NCLB parent involvement mandates. (see 4 above)

The PUBLICITY, CONFERENCE COMMITTEE shall: Help promote and publicize Title I /NCLB programs; Work closely with all components of Title I /DAC/NCLB, as well as the Sacramento City Unified School District Office of Communications, to focus attention on Title I/NCLB activities; Assist with media requests at all Title I/NCLB functions working with the Department of Communications; Assist in writing Title I articles in the Connection Newspaper; Assist with annual Title I / NCLB workshop and/or other events (e.g. town meeting) and professional development for parents;

The COMMITTEE ON BILINGUAL AFFAIRS Coordinate activities related to DAC for all bilingual school parents; Represent Title I interests of all bilingual school parents at informal and formal meetings; Assist in the distribution of language sensitive material related to DAC business to all bilingual school parents. The NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS COMMITTEE shall: Coordinate activities related to DAC for all nonpublic school parents; Represent the interest of all nonpublic school parents at informal and formal meetings; Assist in the distribution of language sensitive material information to all nonpublic school parents; Keep a close connection between nonpublic school parents ,Title I designee, staff and DAC for instructional/parenting related purposes; Assist in maintaining positive communication between the nonpublic schools, accountability education, and the various nonpublic offices of administration.

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