Check out our collection of information and resources about how Kentucky’s school councils operate and the rules they must follow.

Councils and Open Meetings take councils through the four steps that must be met in the distribution of the open meeting/open minutes materials.

KASC Open Meetings Law Basics outlines the important information council members need about following the Kentucky’s open meetings law.

Best Practices for Principal Selection guides councils through legal requirements and suggested steps in the process.

Best Practices for Elementary School Structuring guides councils and schools considering departmentalization, mulit-aged, looped grades or other structures.

This Council Glossary offers definitions for a variety of education buzzwords, Kentucky school terminology, and council terms.

What Councils Do combines an explanation of councils’ legal responsibilities with the kind of decisions proficient councils make.

Council Elections describes the basics of council elections, with specific information about parent, teacher, and minority council representatives.

Council Proficiency provides criteria that define what all council members should know and be able to do.

Understand the state’s school based decision making law with this summary.   More information is available at the state’s SBDM Law & Regulations page.

You can order KASC’s Policy Kit.

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School councils are always looking for parents and community members to join committees or serve in various ways. Call your school to find out how you can help.


Find out about how Kentucky schools, councils, and KASC work by exploring our site. The Resources page above may be a good place to start.


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