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Parent Climate Survey

Each year the Parent Climate Survey is released by the Walton County School District.  This survey information is gathered and reviewed at the School Improvement Team (SIT) meeting and worked into our School Improvement Plan for the next school year.  Don’t miss this opportunity to share! 

In addition, our School Advisory Council (SAC) has created a video about why completing this Parent Climate Survey is an important part of our school planning.

School Advisory Council

What is the School Advisory Council?

What is a School Advisory Council? The School Advisory Council (SAC) is a school-based group intended to represent the school, the community, and those persons closest to the students. The group shares responsibility for guiding the school toward continuous improvement. The district school board is responsible, by Florida law, for establishing an advisory council for each school in the district and shall develop procedures for the election and appointment of advisory council members. Each SAC shall include in its name the words “school advisory council.” For further information, please see: Section 1001.452(1)(a), Florida Statutes.

What is the role of the School Advisory Council? The School Advisory Council is responsible for final decision making at the school relating to the implementation of the provisions of the annual School Improvement Plan (SIP). The SAC assists in the annual preparation and evaluation of both the SIP and the school’s annual budget. For further information, please see: Section 1001.452(1)(a), Florida Statutes.

Who serves on the School Advisory Council? Beginning July 1, 2008, it is a requirement that the majority of the members of the School Advisory Council are persons who are not employed by the school district. A SAC should be composed of the principal and an appropriately balanced number of teachers, education support employees, students, parents, and other business and community citizens who are representative of the ethnic, racial, and economic community served by the school. Certain members are elected by their peers, while business and community members are appointed, and the principal automatically serves. Only students in secondary schools serve on a SAC. For further information, please see: Section 1001.452(1)(a), Florida Statutes.

2019/2020 SAC Members

Meredith Spence, Principal
Ana Tomblin, Secretary
Amy Giles
Dan Tinghitella
Sara Reese, Sandpiper Boosters President
Nicole Gil
Lindsey Harp
Rhea Goff
Michlle Uhflelder

Volunteer & Mentor at Dune Lakes Elementary

Volunteers

Dune Lakes Elementary is a public school and appreciates the support of the community as volunteers.  To become a Volunteer and Dune Lakes Elementary, please use the link to complete the Volunteer Application.  

Link to Walton County School District Volunteer Application Portal

Mentors

Are you intersted in Mentoring an elementary student.  Please use the link to learn more about becoming a Mentor in Walton County.  

Link to Walton County School District Mentor

For any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Lindsey Harp at [email protected]