Minority Student Achievement Oversight Committee (MSAOC)

Citizen Advisory Committee

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School Board Liaison

Karen Corbett Sanders

Staff Liaison

Lawrence Bussey

Committee Purpose

This committee advocates for minority student achievement by identifying, reviewing, and assessing issues affecting minority student academic achievement within the policies, curriculum, practices, and procedures of FCPS. The committee’s responsibilities also include:

  • making appropriate recommendations to the School Board
  • reviewing strategies and proposing solutions for closing the achievement gap
  • evaluating progress towards goals set by the School Board for closing the achievement gap
  • ensuring outreach to parents and guardians about resources available through FCPS.

Parent Advocacy Handbook

The Parent Advocacy Handbook is now online.

2020-21 Committee Charge

To collaborate with the new Chief Equity and Academic Officer in the implementation and the revision of the Equity Profile and Resources Plan, and to monitor issues affecting minority student achievement arising out of the plan to reopen schools.

General Meetings

Regular meetings of the Committee are open to the public. Public comment during a meeting is limited to the first fifteen minutes of the meeting and each speaker presenting public comments shall be allowed three minutes. Persons wishing to present public comments during a Committee meeting must provide advance notice by contacting the FCPS staff liaison to the School Board.

Meetings are held 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. virtually, on the following dates:

Date Documents
September 9 or 16, 2020  
September 29, 2020  
October 14, 2020  
November 11, 2020  
December 9, 2020 December Agenda
January 13, 2021  
February 10, 2021  
March 10, 2021  
April 14, 2021  
May 12, 2021  
June 9, 2021  
June 28, 2021  

Annual Reports