Edmonson County Middle
| What Councils Do
SBDM Council Members 2016/2017
Administrator – Principal Brandon Prunty (standing, second from right)
Members – Chris Hay (standing, far left), Greg Carter (standing,
second from left),
Karen Treece (sitting, far left)
Members – Chris
Stewart (standing, far right) and Jennifer VanMeter
(sitting, far right)
Meeting Date & Time
The ECMS SBDM Council normally meets on the first Tuesday
each month at 4:15 or 5:15 PM.
(Please call the school office to
verify monthly date, time, and location.)
What Councils Do
policies to enhance student achievement and meet education reform goals.
- When a vacancy
occurs, select a principal from a list of candidates recommended by the
- Decide how many
people to employ in each job classification, e.g., decide how many
teachers, how many aides, how many custodians, and so on.
consultation to the principal whenever there is a vacancy on staff.
- Select the
- instructional materials,
i.e., materials that help students learn or help teachers teach, other
- student support
services, i.e., services that help students become ready and able to
- professional development
(65% of funding).
- the local
organization of ungraded primary; and
- a comprehensive
school safety plan.
- Set policy in
the following areas:
- enhancing the
i.e., what to teach;
- assigning staff
time for both instructional and non-instructional programs;
students to classes and programs;
- developing the
- the use of
practices, i.e., how to teach;
- discipline and
- committees; and
- extracurricular activities and
processes for deciding:
- whether school
is in line with state standards;
- how the school
will use technology; and
- how the school
determines whether its programs work.
What Councils Do Not Do
- Run the school
on a day to day basis.
- Break local,
state or federal laws.
- Risk health and
- Risk lawsuits.
- Break contracts.
- Spend money the
school does not have.
- Make decisions
outside their areas of responsibility.
(For example, evaluate or fire staff, set salaries, raise taxes, set bus
routes, assign students to schools, decide when to build new buildings,
pay utility bills, etc.
SBDM Parent Member Eligibility
A parent council member shall be a parent, stepparent, or legal
guardian of a student that will be enrolled in the
school during the upcoming school year. A parent is not eligible if he/she is
an employee or a relative of an employee of that school or the district
central office, or a local school board member or the spouse of a school
board member. Terms of school council members shall be for one (1) year
beginning July 1.
the school office at 270-597-2932 to make nominations and get answers for any
further questions you may have.
KY Dept of Education SBDM Page
ECMS Home | Edmonson County Schools
County Middle School, 210 Wildcat Way, Brownsville, KY 42210 | 270.597.2932