Family Foundation

Ross Elementary Family Foundation, a nonprofit public benefit corporation, is recognized under document number 5928222. Governed by the California Secretary of State, the corporation maintains an active filing status. Our foundation organize social events, family-oriented activities, and collaborative projects that bring people together.


Family foundation is about organization, not solicitation and some of the benefit of joining are:

  • Better education and professional moral
  • Student benefit academically from parent involvement
  • Involvement can be limited based on availability
  • Involvement improves classroom behavior
  • Socializing with other parents
  • Kids are proud of their involved parents

With your help, we will make a big impact by advocating for our students, teachers and school. Your participation helps support if you would like to be part a variety of school activities and programs while creating a fun, engaging, and positive community.


If you have any question, ideas or volunteer, please feel free to reach out.


Lynn Weisberg

Board President

[email protected]

School Site Council (SSC)

The SSC is an elected decision-making group comprised of parents, community members, site administrators, teachers and other staff. At the secondary level, students are included. The SSC has an ongoing responsibility to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the site plan. The SSC also oversees all the categorical funds such as Title I, Second Language and GATE. All schools are required to have an SSC. Contact your site administrator or SSC chair if you are interested in joining.

Find out more about the SSC.

Site Governance Team (SGT)

Each school has a SGT to act as its advisory body on issues other than major categorical programs. Contact your school administrator if you are interested in being part of your school's SGT.

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Schools which have twenty-one or more English as a Second Language (ESL) students also have an English Learner Advisory Committee. It serves as the advisory body to the school on four key issues:

  • The school plan for English learners
  • Needs assessment
  • Administration of the language census
  • Efforts to make parents aware of the importance of attendance

Contact the principal if you would like to be part of our ELAC.

District-Level Committees

Career Technical Education Advisory Committee (CTEAC)
Develops recommendations on the College, Career and Technical Education program and provides the liaison between the district and potential employers.

Compensatory Education Programs, District Advisory Council (DAC)
Advisory group of elected representatives from Title I schools that consult with the district on behalf of compensatory education program participants.

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)
Advises the Board of Education and district staff on programs and services for English Learners.

Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) District Advisory Committee
Advises central office staff on GATE program development, planning and implementation as required by state law; acts as regional liaison to school sites for development of gifted programs; reviews district program objectives, activities, budget timelines and annual evaluations. For more information, contact your school principal.

Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC)
Citizens" advisory group created to monitor Proposition S implementation and expenditures. ICOC meetings are open to the public and regulated by the Brown Act.

Special Education, Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for
Advises the SDUSD Board of Education and the Special Education administration on the implementation of the Local Plan, which describes how the district provides services to students with exceptional needs.

Utilization of Excess School Property, Advisory Committee for (ACUESP)
Board-appointed citizens" advisory group authorized to consider proposals and develop recommendations regarding property owned by the school district.

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