Citizen Advisory Board Elects Leaders,Tracys Resident Remains Vice Chair
The Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Countywide Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) announced new leadership for the 2012-2013 school year.
According to a media release, Thurman Reynolds of Severna Park was elected chairman, succeeding LaToya Staten. Reynolds represents elementary schools in the Severna Park cluster.
Carol Dillon Kissal of Tracys Landing, who represents secondary schools in the Southern cluster, will continue as vice chairman. Randi Bulla, who represents elementary schools in the Old Mill cluster, will remain as secretary.
The CAC is a group appointed by the Board of Education to offer advice to the Board on issues impacting educational policy, activities and programs. It is made up of county residents who volunteer to represent the diversity of parents and citizens in the county. There are two representatives from each of the 12 high school clusters. Of these, one comes from elementary schools and one from secondary schools.
In addition, two at-large representatives are appointed to two-year terms. Representatives from the Superintendent’s Parent Involvement Advisory Council (PIAC), the Special Education Advisory Committee (SECAC) and the Anne Arundel County Council of PTAs (AACCPTA) are appointed to the organization, completing the 29 member Executive Committee.
The CAC will meet 10 times during the 2012-2013 school calendar year. Meetings will be held on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. except in September and April. The dates are as follows (all on Mondays):
- Aug. 27, 2012
- Oct. 1, 2012
- Nov. 5, 2012
- Dec. 3, 2012
- Jan. 7, 2013
- Feb. 4, 2013
- March 4, 2013
- April 2, 2013
- May 6, 2013
- June 3, 2013
CAC meetings are open to the public and are held in the Board Room at the Parham Building, located at 2644 Riva Road in Annapolis.
If you have issues that you would like your CAC representative to review, contact your school principal for your CAC contact information.