STUDENT LIAISON GUIDELINES

Selection Process:

Each March student representatives (liaisons) to the School Committee will be selected to replace outgoing members. The process for this selection will be as follows:

1. The principal will notify students of the process for student liaison selection through an assembly or other appropriate means.
2. An application packet, approved by the superintendent, shall be completed by the applicants.
4. All applications shall be reviewed by a selection committee composed of a School Committee member, the high school principal, and superintendent. A current liaison may also be invited to take part in the selection process.
5. The selection committee may, in its discretion, chose to interview finalists before their decision is made.
6. The selection committee shall use the following criteria in making the selection:
  1. Membership on the student council is preferred
  2. Demonstrated leadership through other positions in student organizations
  3. Communication skills
  4. Demonstration of Leicester High School’s core values: The Leicester High School Community values personal growth and lifelong learning in a safe, healthy, positive, and diverse environment
7. The selection committee may, in its discretion, chose to leave the position vacant.

Responsibilities:

1. A student liaison shall make an earnest effort to attend all business meetings of the School Committee. The appointment as a student liaison is a commitment and a responsibility not to be taken lightly.
2. Student liaisons are responsible for preparing any needed materials for the meetings. This could include speeches, essays, research, or statements.

The same standards for attendance apply for student liaisons as for School Committee members. Should a vacancy be declared in accordance with policy BBBDA, the school committee chairperson will decide if a replacement will be made based upon the length of the term that remains.

Cross-reference: BABB Student Liaison to the School Committee

ADOPTED: October 8, 2013
REVISED: December 8, 2015