The Hogsett Site Based Decision Making Council is responsible for the following functions: determining the number of persons to be employed in each job classification, within the parameters of the total available funds; determining which textbooks and instructional material shall be used within the school; determining what student support services will be provided in the school; selecting a new principal for the school when that position becomes vacant; consulting with the principal before the principal selects persons to be hired to fill vacant positions at the school; and developing policies to be implemented by the principal in the areas of curriculum, staff time, student placement, schedule, use of school space, instructional practices, discipline, classroom management, extracurricular activities, alignment with state standards, technology utilization, and program appraisal.
The SBDM Council is composed of the principal of the school, three teacher members, and two parent members. Elections are held each spring to select members who will serve during the following school year. Currently, the principal serves as the chairperson. The council holds its regular meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 3:30 PM in the school's conference room. Special meetings are called by the chairperson as needed. Meetings are open to the public.
The SBDM Council members for the 2012-2013 school year are:
Rebecca Doolin - Principal
Helen Blevins - Math Interventionist
Jennifer Holman - 4th Grade Teacher
Norma Hopkins- Media Specialist (Library)
Sheila Walker - Parent
Marvin Swann - Parent