MSAAC LIAISON NEEDED FOR 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR
The PTA is in search of a liaison between JML and the MSAAC program. The liaison would attend the monthly MSAAC meetings and submit or present a brief summary at monthly JML PTA Board meetings. If you are interested or have questions, please contact our VP of Volunteers, Jenny Pittman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**************************The Minority Student Achievement Advisory Committee (MSAAC) is dedicated to work in partnership with the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS), parents and community to further the academic, social and cultural development of every student and to ensure that the needs of all minority students are met.Try this "Tear Down that Wall" - a diversity exercise:
MSAAC supports School Board and staff initiatives, and parent efforts to ensure that our school community becomes culturally competent, providing the corner stone to ensure fair and equitable instruction to all LCPS students. We encourage the development of school cultures where every minority student is afforded the opportunity to achieve his or her full potential, feels welcome and is recognized as an integral member of the student body.MSAAC Objectives and Activities
- Write down stereotypes.
- Challenge yourself - disprove these stereotypes.
- -Ensure advocacy on behalf of minority issues within the LCPS Community
- -Promote parental involvement
-Develop a process to facilitate the resolution of parental concerns
All meetings are held at the LCPS Administrative Building onthe 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7:00pm-9:00pm.MSAAC welcomes all parents and students to attend and to participate in the discussions.For more information, please visit the MSAAC webpage at http://www.loudoun.k12.va.us/Page/1494. All meeting minutes, agendas, presentations, and meeting schedule are posted on the website.
-Encourage increased minority staff and volunteer presence in schools to: (1) reinforce efforts to achieve cultural awareness and cultural sensitivity; and (2) provide role models to assist minority students in developing self-esteem.
-Disseminate information regarding issues of interest, educational opportunities, strategies and support data
-Participate in and host forums to encourage awareness and sensitivity, and provide needed information to parents and staff
-Facilitate collaboration with local and national organizations and community resources
-Advise the Loudoun County School Board regarding systemic issues affecting minority achievement
-Facilitate communication between the community and Loudoun County Public Schools
-Support School Board minority achievement goals and activities within the school system and at participating schools as needed
-Review test result data on an annual basis and make recommendations
-Submit an annual report to the Loudoun County School Board
Follow MSAAC on social media:
- Twitter: @lcpsmsaac
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/lcpsmsaac/
- Instagram: @lcpsmsaac