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Consultative School Boards

​​​Every elementary school in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles​ may have a consultative school board.

consultative school board could assist and consult on issues such as planning, policy development, financing, development, technology, public relations, buildings and grounds, alumni relations, marketing and evaluation of the board's goals, and activities of the board. The consultative school board would be required to work with other established groups in the school and parish community, including the parent-teacher organization, the parish council, and the Parish Finance Council​. No more than one-third of the board membership should be the parents/guardians of currently enrolled students.

​Schools that wish to establish a consultative school board should contact the assistant superintende​nt at the Department of Catholic Schools​ to obtain assistance and models for investigation, education, and planning. See the Elementary School Consultative School Board: Constitution and Bylaws (sample).​