School Governance Council


Council Members

Dessica Pritchett - Assistant Principal
Andrea Smith - Teacher
Erin Wade - Teacher
Brian Bliss - Chairperson
Jenny Tangel - Parent Representative
Nicole Stewart - Tax Commissioner/ Community Representative
James Bearden - Community Representative

The establishment of a school governance council is intended to help local boards of education by bringing parents and the community together with teachers and school administrators to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's concerns and share ideas for school improvement. School governance councils shall represent the community of parents and businesses.

The members of the school governance council are accountable to the constituents they serve and shall:

1. Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;

2. Regularly participate in school council meetings;

3. Participate in information and training programs;

4. Act as a link between the school council and the community;

5. Encourage the participation of parents and others within the school community; and

6. Work to improve student achievement and performance


Dawson County Schools
Governance Bylaws

DCSS Governance Training 

Meeting Dates
*All meetings will be at DCJH at 8:00 a.m.


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