School Community Council (SCC) Resources
"The SCC was envisioned as a site for equitable parent-educator collaboration. It is designed to be a space in which parents have a
direct role in making decisions about academic issues. When it is working well, it can be a powerful example of true school-community
Unfortunately, many schools on Salt Lake City’s west side have struggled to fulfill this vision. Parents and educators face an array
of barriers to effective collaboration. These include language and cultural differences, fear and mistrust, and institutional systems
that impede collaboration." Re-Imagining School Community Councils
Here are some resources for SCCs to use to help engage families and create a "true school-community collaboration."