Superintendent's Student Advisory Council

Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council

The Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is a forum for direct communication and recommendation between WHCSD students and Superintendent Donald J. Jolly II. As SSAC members, students will share their voice on a variety topics and work to create evidence-based solutions for select issues that are important to students and the District.

Program Overview
Approximately 15 WHMS and WHHS scholars will be selected for the Council who will represent the diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and experiences of students across the District.
  • Students will be selected via an open application process based on character, rationale for joining the Council, commitment to serve, and the unique perspective he or she brings to the Council
  • Council members are expected to serve an eight-month term that begins September and concludes in May
  • Council members must commit to participating in monthly meetings with the Superintendent, bi-monthly leadership development workshops, and other special events. Some meetings or events may take place during weekend dates
Benefits to Students
  • Have a direct role in improving the Warrensville Heights City School District for all students
  • Gain important leadership, public speaking, decision-making and team building skills
  • Gain a network of supporters and mentors through exposure to WHCSD and city leaders
  • Great addition to resume and college applications
Minimum Eligibility Criteria
  • Must currently be enrolled in WHHS or WHMS
  • Must fully complete Superintendent Student Advisory Council Application
  • If selected for an in-person interview, must provide:
  1. A recommendation from a non-family member adult (e.g. teacher, guidance counselor, mentor) who can speak to your work ethic, character, team work skills, and level of commitment
  2. Signature from a parent or guardian approving Council participation
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