STEM Academy 8th
Grader, Isa Lilja-Vazquez has been selected to the State School
Superintendent's 2018-2019 Student Advisory Council. Isa’s teachers say
she not only excels academically but is actively engaged in extracurricular
activities and community service. Isa is also a past SCCPSS
Superintendent's Student of the Month from January 2018.
Students who serve on
Superintendent Woods’ 2019-20
Student Advisory Council will meet with the Superintendent multiple times
during the school year to discuss the impact of state policies in the
classroom, along with other issues related to education, and will serve as the
Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools. Members will also
engage in community service projects to benefit Georgia students and schools.
“My Student Advisory
Council is a key part of my decision-making as I lead Georgia’s K-12 public
education system,” State School Superintendent Richard Woods said. “We make
better policy choices when we’re connected with those we serve. I deeply value
these students’ input and involvement.”
Past topics discussed by the
student advisory council include: the school dropout rate, student leadership,
communication/messaging, the Georgia graduation rule, testing, school climate,
and career, technical, and agricultural education. More than 1,000 students applied for the honor
of sitting on the Council.