Advisory committees for Chesterfield County Public Schools focus on specific topics and hold meetings that are open to the public. Here are the areas they focus on and their schedules for the 2013-2014 school year:
The School Health Advisory Board helps develop health policy for the school division and evaluate school health, health education, school environment and health services. The committee meets 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. and its next scheduled meetings are Nov. 11, Jan. 13, March 10 and May 12 at the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Call 594-1757 for details.
The Special Education Advisory Committee seeks to inform and involve parents in special education matters that affect more than 7,000 students with disabilities in Chesterfield County Public Schools. The committee will meet 5-6:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 12, April 9, May 14 and June 11 at the Parent-Teacher Resource Center in the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road. Call 594-1732 for details.
The Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee supports career development initiatives. The committee will meet at 8 a.m. on Sept. 19, Nov. 14, Jan. 16, March 13 and May 15 in Room 203 of the Chesterfield Technical Center, 10101 Courthouse Road. The committee will also participate in an open house 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in the commons area of the Chesterfield Technical Center. Call 768-6165 for details.
The Gifted Education Advisory Committee monitors and discusses gifted education program services in relation to state regulations and the School Board-approved Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted. The committee will meet 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Feb. 6, March 20 and May 1 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Call 594-1767 for details.
The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee helps evaluate and allocate resources in alignment with the Design for Excellence 2020 to ensure a high quality, effective and efficient school division. Established earlier this year, this new committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18 in the boardroom of the School Administration Building, 9900 Krause Road. Call
748-1729 for details.