What's the Role of a School Advisory Council (SAC)?
In Philadelphia, SACs are peer-elected, collaborative teams that work to broaden student opportunity and strengthen family/school engagement in the educational process and school community.
SAC vs HSA
SAC Goals and Objectives
- Support the mission of Greenfield as a neighborhood public school that fosters rigorous academics and mindful students in an engaged, diverse, environmentally-conscious community
- Discuss the school action plan, budget, parent school compact and parent involvement policy
- Provide input and recommendations
- Design and develop programs and initiatives with a focus on: improving school climate and culture, strengthening the health and well-being of Greenfield, and supporting student success.
Who serves on the School Advisory Council?
SACs are inclusive of school leadership, teachers, staff, families, students, and community members.
2021-22 SAC Members
Dan Lazar, Principal
Charles Barrett Adams, Parent, Facilitator
Nora Bergsten, Parent, Co-Chair
Caitlin Brown, Parent, HSA Co-President
Janet Alvarez, Parent
Greg Glasheen, Teacher, 5th Grade
Liza Herzog, Parent, Co-Chair
Erika Grace, Parent
Liz Hanks, Parent
Carina Laguzzi, Parent
Danni Figueroa, HSA Co-President
Brooke Silvers Cohen, Teacher, 7th Grade
2021-22 General SAC Meeting Calendar (subject to change)
Join the Conversation!
SAC has two focus areas: Identity and Inclusion and Health and Wellness. Both are in service to Greenfield’s mission and vision and hold monthly SACSpace conversations during Wind-Down Wednesdays, with the first two scheduled for Oct. 2o ant Nov. 17, timing TBD (will be shared here and through the HSA Newsletter). Questions? Please contact SAC.firstname.lastname@example.org.