Superintendent Richard Woods selects 2019-2020 Student Advisory Council
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18, 2019 – State
School Superintendent Richard Woods has selected 130+ Georgia students to serve
on his Student Advisory Council. Throughout the school year, these middle and
high school students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact
of state policies in the classroom. Members of the Student Advisory Council
will also discuss other issues related to education, serve as the
Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools, and participate in
service projects to benefit schools and students.
is so important to me to hear directly from students about how decisions made
at the state level are playing out in the classroom,” State School
Superintendent Richard Woods said. “Meeting with my Student Advisory Council
allows me to hear feedback firsthand from those most affected by educational
were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants who applied to serve on
the council. Students were chosen based on the strength of their essay answers,
which focused on their ideas for public education as well as their community
service experience. The students selected attend public schools all over the
state, in every RESA district in Georgia.
have been sent via email to selected students.