A Shared Decision-Making Committee (SDMC) shall be established on each campus to assist the principal. The committee shall meet for the purposes of implementing planning processes and site-based decision making in accordance with Board policy and administrative procedure.
    The committee is an advisory group to the school principal except for approval of campus staff development. The committee must outline procedures for addressing the areas of involvement listed under Responsibilities, below and for decision making. The principal will consult the SDMC in matters relating to the school educational program, but the principal has the final authority in fiduciary and financial decisions.
    The areas that require involvement of the SDMC are:
     Implementing all pertinent campus-level planning processes;
     Developing recommendations for the school budget;
     Submitting recommendations for the school curriculum;
     Recommending changes in the school’s staffing patterns;
     Developing and approving the campus staff development plans;
     Developing, reviewing, and revising the School Improvement Plan (SIP) for the purpose of improving student performance for all student populations. After the principal approves the SIP, the SDMC will present the plan to the school-based professional staff for a vote of approval.
     Reviewing and making recommendations regarding the school’s organizational structure; and
     Establishing procedures to periodically obtain broad-based community, parent, and staff input.
    Meetings and Communications
    The principal or designee shall ensure that the campus-level committee obtains broad- based community, parent, and staff input through ad hoc committees, Web site, newsletters, and other methods as appropriate.
    Calendar: In addition to regularly scheduled meetings (approximately quarterly), the committee must hold at least one public meeting each year after receipt of the annual campus rating from the Texas Education Agency to discuss the performance of the school and the school’s objectives.
    Committee Members

    Name of SDMC Member


    Jennifer A Blaise


    Ashley Magallan

    1st Grade

    Elizabeth Mulkins

    2nd Grade

    Whitney Musset

    3rd Grade

    Ursula Coleman

    4th Grade

    Laura Barroso

    5th Grade

    Alan De La Torriente


    Luz Lorena Torres

    School-based Professional

    Irma Garza

    Non-instructional Staff

    Adriana Abarca-Castro


     Carrie Pace

    Meetings Schedule
     Quarter Date
     Q1 October 30, 2017
     Q2 November 30, 2017
     Q3 February 15, 2018
     Q4 May 3, 2018
    Meeting Agendas
    Meeting Minutes