Current Committee Openings

      THE 11 COMMITTEES EXPLAINED

      • Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division's planned capital improvement investments addressing student accommodations; facility renovation and major maintenance; land acquisition, disposition, and/or development; capital equipment; and new construction. 

        Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisory Committee (8VAC20-120-50)

        To provide recommendations to the school board on current job needs and the relevancy of career and technical education programs offered and to assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the local plan and application in accordance with relevant law, rule, and/or regulation. 

        Citizens' Budget Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives regarding the evaluation and allocation of resources in accordance with the school division’s strategic plan to provide for a high quality, effective, and efficient school division. 

        Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives by providing additional information, ideas, and support regarding matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the division’s schools. 

        Gifted Advisory Committee (Va. Code §22.1-18.1)

        To annually review the division’s local plan for gifted education, to monitor implementation of the prior year’s plan, and to advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division’s gifted education programs, services, and activities consistent with the requirements of relevant law, rule, and/or regulation. 

        Military Families Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division's military families, their move to and from Stafford, the supports required, and the Purple Star program. 

        School Health Advisory Committee (Va. Code § 22.1-275.1)

        To assist with the development of health policy; the evaluation of the status of school health, health education, the school environment, and health services; and annually report on the status and needs of student health in the division. 

        Special Education Advisory Committee (8VAC20-81-230)

        To advise the school board of needs in the education of children with disabilities, participate in the development of strategies to meet the identified needs, submit periodic reports with recommendations regarding the education of children with disabilities, work with the community as necessary, conduct applicable policy and procedures review, and participate in the review of the division’s annual plan in accordance with relevant law, rule, and/or regulation. 

        Technology Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division's technology plan for both instructional and administrative support functions. 

        Transportation Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division’s transportation operations and to make recommendations to improve efficiencies. 

        Visual & Performing Arts Advisory Committee

        To advise the school board concerning community perspectives about the school division's fine and performing arts programs, including music, theater arts, and visual art, and curriculum supporting the fine arts in Stafford County Schools. 

      Advisory Committee Membership Application

      Frequently Asked Questions

      • When do membership terms begin and how long do they last?

      • Do the committees meet in person or virtually?

      • Can I serve on more than one committee?

      • What if I have to miss one of my committee's meetings?

      • Where can I find more information about the committees' structure and rules?