Shared Decision Making Committee
Policy
The Shared Decision Making Team will consist of seven volunteers:
 
Superintendent Eleanor Tritt
Administrator
Dr. Robert Brisbane 
Principal
Mrs. Cheryl E. Bloecker
Support Staff
Ms. Ashley Blackburn
Teacher
Mrs. Encie Peters
Teacher
Mrs. Charlotte Sasso 
Parent
Mrs. Stacey Bistrian
Parent

I. EDUCATIONAL ISSUES
       Educational issues subject to shared decision making by the S.D.M. team.

   1. BUILDING SAFETY AND SECURITY

   2. EXTRA CURRICULA PROGRAMS

   3. DISCIPLINE

   4. STAFF DEVELOPMENT

   5. BUDGET

   6. CURRICULA AND PROGRAMS

II. MANNER AND EXTENT OF INVOLVEMENT

   1. SELECTION
    
The Amagansett Teachers Association (A.T.A.) will select teachers.
    
The Amagansett Parent/Teacher Association (P.T.A.) will select parents.
    
Administrative representatives will be the Superintendent and the
        Director of Student Services.
    
Support Staff representative will be selected by the defined support staff.

The S.D.M. Team members will be held accountable for the making, implementing, monitoring, and adjusting of the plans they shared in creating. All team members will be supportive of the written plan. They will also be responsible for communicating with and receiving information from any stakeholder groups. Should an issue regarding a decision made by the S.D.M. Team arise, the S.D.M. Team will address that issue at the next scheduled meeting.

   2. TERM OF SERVICE
      All stakeholders shall serve for two full years.

   3. MEETINGS
      First Wednesday of each month from 3:05-4:05 P.M.

   4. DECISIONS
      Decisions made by the S.D.M. Team shall be made by consensus.

   5. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
     Members will have the following roles and responsibilities:
      
To participate in the shared decision making process.
      
To keep their stakeholder groups informed.
      
To represent the issues of their stakeholder group.
      
To actively support actions of the S.D.M. Team.
      
To attend all meetings and be prompt.
      
To agree to and support a process of consensus decision-making.

III. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
   A School Board appointed District Planning Team would intervene and mediate those issues involving the S.D.M. Team that cannot be resolved. The District Planning Team will address complaints only when it is felt that the S.D.M. Team violated its established procedures.

IV. STATE AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
    State and federal regulations, which require the involvement of parents in planning and decision-making, will be adhered to in the usual manner.