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Columbia Middle School

Dekalb County Schools

Principal's Advisory Council


The purpose of the Principal Advisory Council is to bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance.

The members of the Principal's Advisory Council are accountable to the constituents they serve and shall:

  • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  • Act as a link between the school and the community;
  • Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community; and 
  • Work to increase student achievement and performance through transparent operations and shared best practices.

The Principal Advisory Council operates under the control and management of the DeKalb County School District and will follow Board of Education policies and procedures.  The Principal Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the school principal, the local board of education, and the local school superintendent on matters related to school climate/culture, student achievement, and community partnership.

Upcoming Meetings

 October 31, 2023
November 28, 2023
January 23, 2024
March 19, 2024

All meetings will be held virtually until further notice.  Meetings begin at 4:30pm on the dates listed below.  We reserve the right to change the dates as needed. Please click the meeting date to join the meeting virtually. 
The Open_Meetings_Act (OCGA 50-14-1-50-14-6), governs the following meetings to be held virtually on the dates listed below.  

Archived Council Meetings

PAC Archive

PAC Archive

PAC Archive