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Middle and High School Students May Apply for State School Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
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Monday, August 14, 2017

State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council. These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, along with other issues related to education, and will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools.

Douglas County has been well represented on the Student Advisory Council in past years.

Applicants must be enrolled in a Georgia public middle or high school for the 2017-18 school year. To apply:

·         Click here to download an application.

·         Send applications by September 1, 2016 at 5 p.m. to    

·         Selected students will be contacted via email. All students can check, under News & Announcements, on September 12 at 10 a.m. to see whether they have been selected.

Middle school students will meet October 3, January 17, and April 10.

High school students will meet October 4, January 18, April 11.

“The Student Advisory Council is an absolutely invaluable resource for the Georgia Department of Education team as we make decisions that impact students and classrooms,” Superintendent Woods said. “Nothing can replace the opportunity to hear directly from students about their experience in Georgia’s public schools and what we can improve. I’m looking forward to meeting and working with this year’s Student Advisory Council members.”