La Cañada Unified School District

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GATE Advisory Committee

Purpose/Role

The GATE Advisory Committee is to advise and support responsible school district officials in administering all aspects of the GATE Program including on-going planning, implementation and evaluation.  Topics addressed, although not limited to, are the qualification criteria, goals, parameters, programs, practices and instructional resources.  The members will represent the perspectives of their school sites and provide parents with educational opportunities related to gifted education.  The GATE Advisory Committee will be chaired by the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services and decisions will be made through consensus.

Membership

The membership shall consist of:

  • Associate Superintendent of Educational Services
  • LCHS Principal or Designee
  • LCHS 7/8 Principal
  • One of the Elementary School Principals
  • Elementary school counselors or Assistant Principals who are GATE Site Coordinators
  • GATE Pull-out teacher
  • One parent of a GATE identified student from each elementary school selected by the Principal
  • Two parents (representing different families) of GATE students from LCHS 7/8 selected by the Principal 
 

Any parent of a GATE identified student desiring to be a member of the GATE Advisory Committee should direct the request to their child’s school site principal.  Membership is confirmed at the start of the school year. 

Meetings take place in the Professional Development Center at the District Office.

Meeting Dates are:

September 6, 2019, 8:45 a.m.

January 27, 2020, 8:45 a.m.

April 13, 2020, 8:45 a.m.

 

Parent Representatives for the 2018-2019 School Year:

Rakhi Tandon, LCE

Jayn Park, PCY

Robin Brown, PCR

Pia Pannaraj, LCHS 7/8

Diana Hong, LCHS 7/8