Skip to main content
The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

"The Basics" for Effective School Improvement Councils

This 60-minute training, based on the SC-SIC’s School Improvement Council Handbook, “The Basics”, is designed primarily for newly elected and appointed SIC members and is also an ideal refresher course for longer-serving SIC members. The training provides an overview of SIC legislative mandates and history, the elections and appointment process, SIC membership requirements, SC-SIC support and resources, and explains the primary roles and responsibilities of local SICs and their members.

Intended Audience
Parents - Community Members - Teachers - Students - Business Partners - School Administrators - Volunteers
Fee for Training
Free
Duration of Training
1 hour
Minimum / Maximum Number of Attendees
Ideally district level training; all schools in district invited; attendance open statewide. Individual school level training may be held if conducted by SC-SIC certified district personnel or by SC-SIC staff for Palmetto Priority Schools.
Contact / Trainer
SC-SIC staff or SC-SIC certified district personnel
Phone - 800-868-2232
Email - sic@mailbox.sc.edu 
Equipment Requirements for Training
Laptop, projector and Internet access; host provides copies of handouts