A Site Leadership Team, also known simply as a Site Team, is the focused planning committee behind every successful community school. The Site Team is responsible for creating a shared vision for the school, identifying desired results and helping align and integrate the work of partners within the school.
Site teams are typically made up of the school principal, community school coordinator, assistant principal, parent facilitator, teachers, school staff, parents, family and student leaders, community partners, service providers, community members and volunteers.
A Site Team is made up of a core group of 6-10 people that meets regularly throughout the year at the school or another location within the school’s community. Meetings will be scheduled by the community school coordinator, principal, assistant principal or parent facilitator.
Site Teams work closely with the community school coordinator to assess needs, set priorities, plan activities, bring in new resources and evaluate the community school. Site Teams exist to fulfill the following functions: