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Staff Committees

The hard-working staff at JQS contribute in many ways to the success of our school.  One important contribution behind the scenes are the administrative committees.  Every teacher is encouraged to join at least one of the following groups:

English Language Development (ELD):  The mission of the Language Aquisition Team is to provide resources and supports to address the academic,social and legal needs of our English Language Learners

Instructional Leadership Team (ILT): The ILT will advise the principal on teaching, learning, assessment and professional development by monitoring the core curriculum and identifying the best practices to establish high academic expectations and support consistent student growth.

Literacy Collaborative Leadership Team: The Literacy Collaborative Leadership Team is a group that oversees the entire LC implementation.
 - Planning, maintaining, and monitoring of the LC implementation
- Make decisions about literacy instruction for grades K-2
- Communicating with stakeholders
- Maintain a usable bookroom that support LC
- Advocates for materials needed to successfully implement LC

Health and Wellness Committee:  Actively promote the health and wellness of all students to advance both their healthy development and readiness to learn. Improve the quality, increase the quantity, and ensure equity of health and wellness services and collaborate across the health and wellness and social emotional learning departments.

Data Committee:  Identify and analyze the most appropriate and valuable data to support student growth at our school.
- Collaborate with the ILT to support student growth at our school
- Monitor the effectiveness of our assessments and data collection
- Analyze and present data with clarity
- Align effective interventions to areas of need
- Identify and track trends in our data

School Climate Committee (SCC): 
 The mission of the School Climate Committee is to facilitate and increase the visibility and enthusiasm of our "FIRE" core values, IB Learner Profile, and behavioral expectations throughout the school community. Focused, Integrity, Respect, Empathy are the values of FIRE

Student Management Group (SMG):  The SMG will utilize a team approach that collaborates with our entire school community to ensure that all of our students' individual needs are being addressed 

Technology Committee:  The mission of the Technology committee is to enhance our students' and teachers' technology exposure and access to support academic endeavors through the ongoing integration of technology into the curriculum and communication between our school, our families, and our greater community.

Arts & Planning Committee:
The mission of the Arts & Events committee is to connect our school community by incorporating the arts into and coordinating performances, events, assembles,and other interdisciplinary activities which promote cultural awareness and diversity.