2020-21 CAEA Contract – XVI

ARTICLE XVI – FACULTY ADVISORY COUNCILS

In each building there shall be a Faculty Advisory Council (F.A.C.) which shall function as part of the site-based decision making team, working on resolving building level concerns on both contractual and non-contractual issues. The building staff shall establish this Council by September 15 of each year. The first meeting shall be held by September 30 and as often as necessary thereafter, but at least once per month unless there are no agenda items per co-chairs’ agreement.

Membership in this Council shall consist of the following:

1. The building principal who shall be one of the co-chairpersons.

2. The Head Association Representative who shall be one of the co-chairpersons.

3. F.A.C. meetings are open to all CAEA members and building administrators.

The co-chairpersons will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

1. Developing agendas with input from the staff, including any denied items on the agenda.

2. Chairing meetings.

3. Publishing jointly written minutes for all F.A.C. Meetings, to building CAEA members, building Administration, CAEA President and the Assistant Superintendents.

4. Conducting elections and tabulating votes involving F.A.C. Matters.

5. Calling general staff meetings about F.A.C. Concerns when necessary.

The F.A.C. Will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

1. Implementing Article V J 9.

2. Attempting to resolve concerns brought to the Council at the building level.

3. Transmitting unresolved building concerns to the Problem-Solving Committee.

4. Making suggestions and recommendations concerning district-wide in-service.

5. Recommending the method for allocating the teachers’ conference fund. The F.A.C. cochair person can request the teacher conference fund allocation and it shall be supplied to them within a reasonable timeframe.

6. Reviewing and recommending changes in building handbooks.

In each building there shall be a Faculty Advisory Council (F.A.C.) which shall function as part of the site-based decision making team, working on resolving building level concerns on both contractual and non-contractual issues. The building staff shall establish this Council by September 15 of each year. The first meeting shall be held by September 30 and as often as necessary thereafter, but at least once per month unless there are no agenda items per co-chairs’ agreement.

Membership in this Council shall consist of the following:

1. The building principal who shall be one of the co-chairpersons.

2. The Head Association Representative who shall be one of the co-chairpersons.

3. F.A.C. meetings are open to all CAEA members and building administrators.

The co-chairpersons will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

1. Developing agendas with input from the staff, including any denied items on the agenda.

2. Chairing meetings.

3. Publishing jointly written minutes for all F.A.C. Meetings, to building CAEA members, building Administration, CAEA President and the Assistant Superintendents.

4. Conducting elections and tabulating votes involving F.A.C. Matters.

5. Calling general staff meetings about F.A.C. Concerns when necessary.

The F.A.C. Will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

1. Implementing Article V J 9.

2. Attempting to resolve concerns brought to the Council at the building level.

3. Transmitting unresolved building concerns to the Problem-Solving Committee.

4. Making suggestions and recommendations concerning district-wide in-service.

5. Recommending the method for allocating the teachers’ conference fund. The F.A.C. cochair person can request the teacher conference fund allocation and it shall be supplied to them within a reasonable timeframe.

6. Reviewing and recommending changes in building handbooks.

7. A vending machine, or machines, for beverages may be installed in the faculty lounge in each building by the F .A. C. Management and service of said machine shall be the responsibility of the F.A.C. The F.A.C. shall keep profits, assume any losses and decide how the money shall be spent. The F.A.C. co-chairperson can request the vending machine balance and it shall be supplied to them within a reasonable timeframe.