The Educational Excellence School Advisory Committee (EESAC)  is the sole body responsible for final decision making at the school relating to school improvement and accountability. The EESAC’s additional responsibilities include: assisting the preparation and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan (SIP), assisting the principal in the development of the annual budget, making decisions regarding the use of funds allocated by the Florida Legislature to the school advisory councils (known in Miami-Dade County Public Schools as  School Advisory Councils), and, with staff, deciding on the use of School Recognition Funds awarded to the school.

Membership Requirements

  • Must be composed of the principal, teachers, education support employees, students, parents, and business/community representatives.

  • Must be representative of the ethnic, racial, linguistic, disabled, and economic community served by the school.

  • Must have a majority of members who do not work at the school.

  • ESE must be represented.

  • LEP parents should be included when possible.

  • PTA/PTSA representative may be a named member.

  • Adult/vocational programs must be represented.

Selection of EESAC Members

  • Teachers elect teachers.

  • Parents elect parents.

  • Students elect students.

  • Educational support employees elect educational support employee.

  • Principal appoints business/community representative — to ensure council diversity.

  • Principal and UTD designated steward are automatic members.

E.E.S.A.C. Parent Nomination Form

EESAC Resource Guide 2016-2017


EESAC Minutes/Bylaws/Roster