Bessie E. Owens Intermediate
The School Site Council (SSC), is a volunteer group required by State law for schools that participate in programs funded through the ConApp process, is comprised of half parents and half staff members at a school site. The SSC participates in the development of the School Plan for Student Achievement. They do this by assessing their needs, developing a school plan to meet those needs and establishing an annual budget that is directly connected with the activities in the plan.
The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), which is a volunteer group required by State law, is comprised of parents and staff members at a school that has 21 or more English-language learners. The ELAC committee provides advice, assistance and advisory recommendations to the principal and the school staff for the continuing improvement of the general education of English-language learners. The ELAC committee provides important input in support of the SSC which helps to develop the School Plan for Student Achievement.
African American Parent Advisory Council (AAPAC) is to provide a forum to hear the ideas of Bessie E. Owens Intermediate’s African American parent community, and respond to those ideas by educating and informing parents of district resources, policies, and programs. It is our goal to empower the lives of all African American children and families by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate for a high quality educational experience for our children.
The AAPAC works to develop resources that allow parents to more actively support the academic instruction their children receive and engage with educators and administrators in the Bakersfield City School District.
El Consejo Asesor de Padres Afroamericanos (AAPAC) proporcionará un foro para escuchar las ideas de la comunidad de padres afroamericanos de Bessie E. Owens Intermediate y responder a esas ideas educando e informando a los padres sobre los recursos, políticas y programas del distrito. Nuestro objetivo es empoderar las vidas de todos los niños y familias afroamericanos al proporcionar el conocimiento y las habilidades necesarias para abogar por una experiencia educativa de alta calidad para nuestros niños.