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School BoardThomas Scott, District 5 (Chairman)
Cathleen O'Daniel Morgan, District 3 (Vice Chairman)
Mary Fischer, District 1
Jeanne S. Dozier, District 2
Don H. Armstrong, District 4

Attn: School Board Members
2855 Colonial Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33966

Phone: (239) 337-8303 or (239) 337-8304

Board Advisory Committee Application

School Board advisory committees shall consist of qualified members from the community whose purpose shall be to provide input, advice and support to the School Board on topics identified by the School Board as specific to each committee.

Please fill out the form below to apply for Continuous Systemic Improvement Advisory Committee (CSI), Construction Advisory Committee (CAC), Curriculum Advisory Committee (CUAC) or Finance Advisory Committee (FAC).

The Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) is a separate application. Click here to apply for the EDAC committee only.

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Please review the committee descriptions below and choose the committee(s) you would like to apply for from the drop-down boxes below.  If you prefer to apply for only one committee do not make a selection from all of the drop-down boxes.
   
Continuous Systemic Improvement Advisory Committee (CSI) consist of fifteen members. Each School Board Member shall select three members to be appointed by the Board. Each Board Member will make reasonable efforts to ensure that at least one of his/her appointees resides in that Member’s residence area and at least one is a minority. The Superintendent shall assign no more than three appropriate District staff as liaisons. The mission of the committee shall be to systematically review components of the District’s Strategic Plan for the purpose of providing input to the School Board concerning the content and implementation of the Plan. The committee shall determine which component of the plan to review after receiving a recommendation from the Board member liaison and Committee Chair.
   
Construction Advisory Committee (CAC) shall consist of sixteen members. The Board will appoint fifteen members to the Construction Advisory Committee, three selected by each School Board Member. Each Board Member will make reasonable efforts to ensure that at least one of his/her appointees resides in that Member’s residence area and at least one is a minority. One member shall be appointed by the head of the Fire Chief’s Association to serve for a two-year appointment. The Superintendent shall assign no more than three appropriate District staff as liaisons. The purpose of the construction committee shall be to provide input, advice, and support to the five-year capital plan. This committee shall also review proposed new construction and renovation projects and review plans for compliance with safety-to-life issues.
   
Curriculum Advisory Committee (CUAC) shall consist of fifteen members. The Board will appoint fifteen members to the Curriculum Advisory Committee, three selected by each School Board Member. Each Board Member will make reasonable efforts to ensure that at least one of his/her appointees resides in that Member’s residence area and at least one is a minority. The Superintendent shall assign no more than three appropriate District staff as liaisons. The Superintendent may also appoint additional members to this committee to ensure that the interests of exceptional students are represented. The purpose of the curriculum committee shall be to provide input, advice, and support to curriculum content, materials and assessment instruments and to the school improvement process. The committee will also provide input, advice, and support to District-wide technology issues and promote the integration of technology into the home and school learning environments.
   
Equity and Diversity Advisory Committee (EDAC) shall consist of fifteen members. Each member of the Committee shall serve a term of four years or less. The Superintendent shall appoint four individuals, not employed by the District. The School Board shall appoint five individuals, one from each of the five Districts. The NAACP shall select two members. The Hispanic community shall select two members. The Committee itself shall select the remaining two members. The Committee shall function as an advisory body to the School Board and Superintendent. The Committee shall review reports on the District’s student assignment plan; any proposal to acquire a school site or to construct or abandon a school facility; any periodic facilities review undertaken by the District; and other reports generated by the District which are related to the maintenance of a unitary school system.
EDAC is a separate Application. Click Here to apply for EDAC.
   
Finance Advisory Committee (FAC) shall consist of fifteen members. The Board will appoint fifteen members to the Finance Advisory Committee, three selected by each School Board Member. Each Board Member will make reasonable efforts to ensure that at least one of his/her appointees resides in that Member’s residence area and at least one is a minority. The Superintendent shall assign no more than three appropriate District staff as liaisons. The purpose of the finance committee shall be to provide input, advice and support in the preparation of the operating and capital budget for the School District of Lee County.

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If you have any questions, please call the School Board Office at: 337-8303 or send an email to: Linda Benzing at LindaKBe@leeschools.net
 
If you would like a printable application in PDF format, please click here.