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Chesnut Elementary

Dekalb County Schools

Principal Advisory Council

Principal Advisory Council

The purpose of the Principal Advisory Council is to 
bring parents, schools employees, students and 
community members together to create a better 
understanding of and mutual respect for each other's 
perspectives and share ideas for increasing student 
achievement and performance.

The members of the Principal Advisory Council are 
accountable to the constituents they serve and shall:

  •  Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  •  Act as a link between the school and the community;
  •  Encourage the engagement  of parents and other stakeholders within the school community; and
  • Work to increase student achievement and performance through transparent operations and shared best practices.

The Principal Advisory Council operates under the 
control and management of the DeKalb County School
 District and will follow Board of Education policies and 
to the school principal, the local board of education and local school 
superintendent on matters related to 
school climate/culture, student achievement, and community

Council Members 



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Scheduled Meeting Dates

Under the Open Meetings Act (O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 - 50-14-6), dates for the  Principal Advisory Council meetings will be posted when they are scheduled, and related documents will be publicly available. Meetings will be held virtually.                                                                               

2023-2024 Meeting Dates

October 11, 2023,  6:30 pm
November 11, 2023, 6:30 pm
December 13, 2023 at 6:30 PM
January 12, 2024 at 6:30 PM
February 9, 2024 at 6:30 PM
March 13, 2024 at 6:30 PM
April 10, 2024 at 6:30 PM
May 8, 2024 at 6:30 PM