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School Improvement Team

What is the School Improvement Team?
School Improvement Teams are required by North Carolina law to develop school improvement plans. The ECGE School Improvement team is comprised of the principal, representatives of the assistant principals, instructional personnel, instructional support personnel, and teacher assistants assigned to the school building, and parents of children enrolled in the school. The representatives are elected by their respective groups (such as the PTA for parents).

The General Assembly of North Carolina views parental involvement as a critical component of school success and positive student achievement. It is the intent of NC that parents, along with teachers, have a substantial role in developing school improvement plans.

 

2017-2018 School Improvement Plan

NCStar is the new system OCS is using for the school improvement process. You may access the ECGE School Improvement Plan for 2017 2018 at   http://www.orangecountyfirst.com/content/school-improvement-plans

 

How do I communicate a suggestion for school improvement to the group?
You may communicate directly with an individual on the team or send a request to the entire committee.

 

SIT Members

Principal- Kiley Brown (kiley.brown@orange.k12.nc.us)

School Improvement Chairperson- Justin Zatt (justin.zatt@orange.k12.nc.us)

Assistant Principal Representative- Minnie Goins

Inst.  Support Representatives- Jane Harrington, Kaelia Frazier

Teacher Representatives- Becca Furstenberg, Demetra Liapis, Alyson Seelbach

Parent Representatives- Nikki Catalano, Olivia Anderson, Michelle Ebbs, Heidi Fisher

 

When does the School Improvement Team meet and can I attend the meeting?
School Improvement Teams are considered a public body and are subject to open meeting laws. Staff, parents and community members are always welcome to attend and observe the meetings. The ECGE School Improvement Team meets in the Learning Commons at 4:30 on the second Tuesday of each month,