COUNCIL OF DARIEN SCHOOL PARENTS (CDSP) BUDGET REPRESENTATIVE

COUNCIL OF DARIEN SCHOOL PARENTS (CDSP) BUDGET REPRESENTATIVE

The CDSP serves as liaison between all seven Darien schools and the District Administration. During budget season, CDSP works the CDSP budget representatives to prepare comments for various public hearings.

Mandatory attendance at Board of Education Meetings, held bi-weekly in January and February, the Board of Education Public Hearing in February and at the Board of Finance public hearing in March.

Meet with Principal to determine priority budget issues and concerns for Holmes School.

Meet as a collective group (all seven schools CDSP budget reps and co-chairs) to discuss issues and write speeches.

Coordinate budget related eblasts, get information to Holmes Parents regarding issues that impact their children’s education, and communicate CDSP related information.

Analyze the impact of the budget and budget cuts on Holmes as well as be willing to speak at the Public Hearings on behalf of the school.

Time Commitment: Moderate to intensive during January and February, moderate at other times. Good for someone who is numbers savvy and interested in local government

Number of volunteers needed: 2

Help to raise more funds for Holmes School