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What is the School Community Council?

“The School Community Council (SCC) is comprised of parents, school employees, and the principal.  The Council has statutory responsibilities to develop the School Improvement and LAND Trust plans which are focused on increasing student achievement in our school and may include provisions for professional development.  Throughout the school year, the SCC reviews school data, identifies academic needs, sets measurable goals, establishes action steps to reach those goals, and evaluates success of the plans.  This gives parents and school employees opportunities to be involved in the decision making process at the local school level.

“Willow Springs holds elections for School Community Council in the fall of each year. See the SCC Elections tab. Contact Principal Yule if you have questions. 801-826-9700.

The SCC is responsible for determining how the LAND Trust funds are used in our school.  When Utah was granted Statehood, parcels of land were placed in a perpetual Trust with the children of Utah as beneficiaries.  Revenues from these lands go into the Permanent State School Fund. The dividends and interest of that fund are distributed annually to each public school in Utah.

Additionally the SCC serves as an advisory council to the school and district administration as well as the Canyons District Board of Education. In this role, an SCC fosters communication between the school and the community on local school issues.  The School Community Council is a vital partner in fulfilling the mission of Canyons School District: Every student will graduate college-and-career ready.”

Funding Distribution History

LAND Trust Funds TSSA Funds
2020-2021$96,762$94,732
2019-2020$85,180 $79,796
2018-2019$74,447
2017-2018$65,494
2016-2017$54,760

2020-2021 Council Members

Please feel free to contact any member of the council with items you would like to have presented at the next meeting.

Megan Gutierrez - Chair, Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/21
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Brooke Zimmerman - Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/22
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Laura Burtis - Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/22
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Alexis Rife - Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/22
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DeeAnna Smith - Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/22
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Matt Brahana - Parent
Term: Ends 10/1/21
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Marianne Yule - Principal
Term: On-going
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Paige Mantle - Employe
Term: On-going
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Cindy Wagstaff - Employe
Term: On-going
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2020-2021 Annual Plans & Reports

Click here to access translatable, accessible LAND Trust Plans & Reports.

2020-2021 Meeting Schedule, Minutes and Agendas

All meetings will be held at Willow Springs  in the conference room at 10:00 a.m.

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