ERIC Number: ED117338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A Guide for Planning, Organizing, and Utilizing Advisory Councils.
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Designed for administrators and teachers at the community college/secondary/elementary levels, the guide is a reference source for establishing and developing citizen advisory councils. A section on Advisory Councils--Planning discusses the need for citizen advisory councils, definition and purpose, advisory council types, and operational structures. The following section on Advisory Councils--Organizing outlines necessary steps pertaining to: written guidelines, charter, selection committee, selection of members and committee members, ad hoc committees, member qualifications, nomination of members, number of members, member term, attendance, officers, school representative, meetings, agenda preparation, and the first meeting. Sample agendas for first and second meetings and a sample charter also are included. A third section, Advisory Councils--Utilizing, presents topics related to operating techniques: successful operational techniques, common characteristics of an effective council, written recommendations, school action-council recommendations, absenteeism, member recognition, a checklist of what an advisory council can do, effectiveness and criticisms, and precautions for success. (EA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Vocational and Technical Education.