Rivera Middle School is in the process of electing members to the School Site Council (SSC) for the 2017-2018 school year. The SSC is required for schools receiving categorical funds. Rivera Middle School receives the following categorical funds: Title I.
These funds are used to supplement the regular school program. The purpose of the SSC is to develop a program that is responsive to the needs of students in the school. In order to accomplish this goal, the SSC meets on a regular basis to assess the effectiveness of the categorically funded supplemental programs by planning, developing, and approving the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). The SSC also reviews and updates the categorical budget. At Rivera Middle School, the SSC meets on a Monthly basis in the Library.
Members of the SSC include the principal, teachers, other staff, parents and at the secondary level, students. Members of the SSC are elected by their peers; therefore, parents are elected by parents. This year 3 need to be elected for the Rivera Middle SSC. A member serves for two years.