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Community Council

Creating Inclusive School Community Councils

Parent participation on school community councils is important. Councils prepare, adopt, and implement education plans at their school. A majority of Utah parents are still unaware and unengaged, and many school community councils are not reflective of the diverse communities they represent. Building equitable representation from within the councils will give our state a greater community asset.

Why Participate

Improved student success and well-being for ALL students
Engaged parent representation in decision-making will allow for greater equity
A diverse pool of parent viewpoints helps bridge cultural gaps


Successful parent involvement on school community councils happens when:

Expectations are clear and happen logistically so all parents have the opportunity to participate.
Training is provided for all. Councils may need to pay attention to the time of the meetings, cultural nuances, language barriers, childcare, etc.

Investing in parents allows them to see results from their involvement.
They choose to continue being involved and encourage others to participate.
Parents now become advocates, mentors, and community assets for increased parental involvement.


Every public school in Utah has a School Community Council. The councils are made up of school employees who are elected by employees and parents who are elected by parents of students attending the school. Membership terms are generally for two years. Elections are held at the beginning of each school year. Parent members must have a student attending the school for at least one of the two years of their term of service. Employees must be employed by the school district at the school. 

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Please see the Community Council Form under Community Council if you are interested in applying. Contact the Rose Springs Elementary Office with any questions.

2023-2024 Rose Springs Elementary Community Council

Principal -Kelly Staten                 

Teacher - Kim Nielsen                  

Teacher-  Prisicila Satori             

Reading Coach - Toni Bench      

Classified- Kristi Arnell                

Parent - Sarah Wilkins                 

Parent - Rich Wilkins                    

Parent - Katie McCarty                 

Parent - Bryan McCarty               

Parent - Mary Dangerfield          

Parent - Brittney Peters               

Parent - Nicole Kellogg                

Meeting Schedule for 2023-2024

All meetings are at 4:15 PM in the school library.  All meetings are open to the public.

October 2, 2023

November 27, 2023

January 22, 2024

March 18, 2024

May 6, 2024 (If needed)

Parents who are interested in being on the Community Council for Rose Springs Elementary need to fill out the application and contact the office for more information.

Community Council Form