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City of Fairfax Advisory Committees to Fairfax County Public Schools

The City of Fairfax School Board appoints representatives to Fairfax County Public Schools community advisory committees.

If you are a City of Fairfax resident and are interested in serving on one of the following committees, please reach out to the City school board office at 703-385-7911.

Facilities Planning Advisory Council

The Facilities Planning Advisory Council (FPAC) shall provide accurate, timely, and relevant advice to the Fairfax County School Board with regard to the development of strategic, comprehensive, and long-term plans for educational and educational support facilities within Fairfax County for Fairfax County Public School students. The FPAC is intended to enhance community outreach and input into the facilities planning process.

Three-year term, meetings once a month September – June. Term begins September, 2108 with shadowing opportunities in the 2017-2018 school year.

For more information about the council, please see the FCPS website.

Advisory Committee for Students with Disabilities

A local advisory committee for special education, appointed by each local school board, shall advise the school board through the division superintendent.

Two-year term, meetings are held monthly from September through June. Term begins 2019 with shadowing opportunities in 2018-2019 school year.

For more information about the committee, please see the FCPS website.

Student Health Advisory Committee

The advisory board shall assist with the development of health policy in the school division and the evaluation of the status of school health, health education, the school environment, and health services.

Two-year term. Meetings are held monthly from September – June. Term begins September 2019 with shadowing opportunities in 2018-2019.

For more information about the committee, please see the FCPS website.

Advanced Academics Programs Advisory Committee

The local advisory committee on gifted education shall annually review the local plan for the education of gifted students, including revisions, and determine the extent to which the plan for the previous year was implemented.

Two year term. Meetings held monthly from September – June. Term begins in 2018 with shadowing opportunities in the 2017-2018 school year.

For more information about the committee, please see the FCPS website.

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