Clay County Superintendent Launches Inaugural Teacher Advisory Council
Teacher Advisory Council Overview and Application Information
Superintendent Addison Davis will launch an inaugural Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Council (S.T.A.C) for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. This opportunity provides a forum for teachers to have direct communication and interaction with Mr. Davis. The council will act as an advisory committee to the superintendent on a host of issues, with the intent of helping to cultivate a safe, nurturing teaching and learning environment for all students.
The Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Council will be comprised of teacher ambassadors from grades K-12 serving as the voice of their respective grade levels. Participants will engage in conversations with Davis related to rigorous and diverse academic experiences, robust extracurricular opportunities, comprehensive student support services, fair and consistent school culture and discipline, authentic platforms for teacher voice and representation, technology, college and career readiness, student code of conduct, and policy.
The Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Council will meet monthly to discuss relevant and pressing topics centered on public education.
The Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Council will be comprised of two teachers from each grade level, who will represent the diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences of teachers across Clay County District Schools. Teachers will be selected by an application process, which will be reviewed by district level staff. Teachers who aspire to participate will be:
➢ Expected to serve a sixth-month term that begins January 2019 and concludes in June 2019;
➢ Expected to participate in monthly meetings with the Superintendent;
➢ Expected to discuss perspectives from the classroom;
➢ Expected to provide input on upcoming policy decisions and best practices.
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
Teachers serving on the Superintendent’s Teacher Advisory Council:
➢ Must currently be teaching in Clay County District Schools;
➢ Must fully complete the Superintendent Teacher Advisory Council Application;
➢ If selected for an in-person interview, must provide a recommendation letter from a current or former principal or vice/assistant principal;
Meetings will be held on a monthly basis on Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Meetings will be located at the Teacher Training Center located on the Fleming Island High School campus.
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 28, 2018.