Guided by a shared vision and unwavering commitment, the Westside Board of Directors is instrumental in steering our school toward excellence. As stewards of our mission, they ensure that every decision aligns with our core values and educational goals. The Board’s diverse expertise in various professional fields enhances their oversight, accountability, and fiscal responsibility, forming the backbone of Westside’s leadership and governance structure.

The Development Committee comprises board members, school staff, and community volunteers. It oversees fundraising and marketing efforts for Westside Atlanta Charter School. The Development Committee manages the Business Partner Program by connecting local business owners with Westside. The Development Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month at 8:00 a.m.

The Governance Committee advises on the school’s governance and strategic direction. The school board formally establishes the Governance Committee to provide input on policies, budgetary decisions, hiring of key personnel, and other important matters affecting the school community. The Governance Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. Join via Google Meet through this link:

The Education Committee is responsible for developing and reviewing educational policies and guidelines and advising on curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation. The Education Committee collaborates on strategies to improve academic outcomes and address challenges. The Education Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00  a.m.

The Finance Committee is charged with monitoring the school’s financial health and ensuring compliance with our adopted financial governance policies, beginning with reviewing and approving the fiscal year budget and any amendments to the budget. The Finance Committee meets monthly with the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director to review monthly and year-to-date results for the school compared to the approved budget, approve expenditures over specified dollar amounts, and meet with external parties as needed (auditors, investment analysts, etc.). The Finance Committee meets on the first Friday of each month at 7:00 a.m. Join via Google Meet through this link:

The Community Council brings together the interests of the families and the school to ensure community belonging.  Led by two Chairpersons, the Community Council sponsors school-wide events, provides a forum to discuss issues of importance to families and coordinates room parent activities.  The Chairpersons act as liaisons between the families and the school, meeting on the first Wednesday of each month at 8:00 a.m. with the school leadership team.

Board Documents and Resources

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