PAC Meeting Minutes
All applications and background check forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or delivered to Mrs. Sally Hansen at the front desk.
The Parent Affairs Committee seeks to help advance the Parent Equipping Program and offer parents, as their child’s first and best teacher, enhanced opportunities in strengthening their families through greater influence over the spiritual, intellectual, and emotional growth of their children.
UME Preparatory Academy Mission Statement
Parent Affairs Committee Mission Statement
UME Prep's Core Values are to:
UME Prep's Guiding Principles
Statement of Non-Discrimination
UMEP, Inc. shall make no distinction in its operating, employment or education policies with regard to an individual's race, color, gender or national and ethnic origin. The project school operated by UMEP, Inc. shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, disability, academic ability, athletic ability or artistic ability or the district the child would otherwise attend in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Besides supporting the Academy and its administration as they carry out UME Prep’s mission, they are to also develop, organize, and maintain the core components of the Parent Equipping Program. In doing this, five core roles for members of the committee are asked to embody are that they are:
To be Champions
To be Gate Keepers
To be Change Agents
To be Torch Bearers
To be Pioneers: to develop resources that support parents within the model and devise solutions to constraints of the model that are in keeping with the mission and vision of UME.
Qualifications for PAC Applicants
These individuals will fulfill the following functions:
The purpose of each function includes the following:
The UME Prep PAC will consist of thirteen (13) individual positions. Twelve (12) of these positions (positions 1-12) will be general positions elected by the current PAC, and one (1) position (position 13) will be a parent board representative elected by the parents whose children are enrolled In the school.
Parent Board Representative Position: The parent representative PAC term will be for one (1) year, and the parent representative can also serve consecutively for three (3) full terms of office.
The selection process for the parent board representative position will be determined by the Parent Affairs Committee and approved by the Board of Directors. All qualifications, terms of office, duties and responsibilities will be consistent with the by-law provisions governing the parent representative PAC position.
In the case of the parent PAC representative, should a nomination meet PAC approval, the nominee will be appointed to begin serving at the point of his or her designated term of office. The newly nominated PAC member should be convinced within himself or herself that he or she is to serve as a leader of this organization and to accept all the responsibilities that accompany his PAC position before accepting the PAC appointment.