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Shared decision-making is a process that allows for input and participation from all shareholders to bring about improvements in student performance.

In this process, shareholders agree to identify educational issues, define goals, develop action plans, and evaluate results. This plan meets the regulations of the commissioner of education part 100.1.


The purpose of school-based planning and shared decision making shall be to improve the educational performance of all students in the school, regardless of such factors as socioeconomic status, race, sex, language background, or disability.
The members of the 2016-2017 Elwood Middle School Site-Based Management Committee, a.k.a Shared Decision Making, are:
Staff:           Dr. Gigante, Mr. Schwarts, Ms. Locascio, Ms. Riley

Parents:      Lisa Cabrera, Kate Flore, Kim Rourke

Students:    Grade 6 – Piper Mascaros, Jillian John, Arianna Vouthas, Samantha Lyons
                   Grade 7 – Trinity Hausch, Sean Camos, Ally Haddad, Shayna Purow, Joey LaCorte
                   Grade 8 – Robbie Spellman, Jake Haddad, Devin Lee, Daniel Rourke

Meeting Dates: Sept 27th, Oct 21st, Nov 18th, Dec 16th, January 20th, March 3rd, April 21st, June 2nd
Time & Place: 7:45am in room 106