Parents and community members are encouraged to participate in schools to serve on the School Site Council, District Advisory Council, District and site level English Learner Advisory Committees, and to assist in classrooms, library, or school office. All volunteers working with students on a regular basis (more than two days per week) are required to file with the school results of current tuberculosis testing. Check with office staff as to the location and dates of free TB skin test clinics. TB test results are kept on file at the school site. Volunteers shall fulfill the tuberculosis testing and loyalty oath qualifications (Education Code 45347 and 45349). California Education Code also requires volunteers to affirm that they are not a registered sex offender per Penal Code §290.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
The Juarez-Lincoln Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is active throughout the year. These volunteers and staff members work to help enhance the education of our students. To get involved in the PTA, contact the school office. Click here for information and resources courtesy of the Ninth District PTA.
A note about fundraising: Schools, PTAs, Parent Clubs, and Booster Clubs may have fundraising activities to provide money for additional field trips, equipment, or other school needs. Participation in fundraising activities and donating toward them is strictly voluntary. Students shall not be made to feel uncomfortable about providing funds, goods, or services. Students shall not be excluded from an activity for not participating in fundraising/solicitations.
School Site Council (SSC)
School Site Councils are comprised of parents, community members, teachers, the principal, and other school personnel. This Council develops, implements, and continually monitors and evaluates the Single Plan for Student Achievement, a documented plan of action to raise the academic performance of students and improve the school’s education program. The SSC is directly involved with staff development planning. The principal can provide information about your School Site Council and Single Plan for Student Achievement.
Preschool Parent Advisory Committee
The State Preschool has a Parent Advisory Council. This committee is involved in planning, developing, and evaluating the educational program for the preschool students. Preschool parents who would like to participate on this committee are invited to contact their child’s teacher, or the Preschool Office at 425-2362. All parents are welcome to attend meetings. Complete information regarding this committee will be sent home during the first month of school.
District Advisory Council (DAC)
The DAC is composed of parent and staff representatives from each School Site Council. It meets regularly during the school year in open public forum to share information, study instructional issues, approve school planning schedules, and make recommendations to the Board of Education on specific items. For information about the DAC, please click here, contact your school, or call 425-9600, ext. 1501.
District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)
The DELAC is comprised of parents, teachers, principals, and instructional assistants representing English Learners. This Committee meets regularly to share information as well as to study issues and concerns related to the instruction provided to English Learners. Parents of English Learners play a strong role in these meetings. For information about DELAC, please click here, contact your school, or call 425-9600, ext. 1520.
English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)
The Juarez-Lincoln ELAC is comprised of parents and staff members. The committee meets 4 times per year to evaluate the progress of our English Learners and make recommendations for programs, staffing, and future programs.