district home
school nutrition
View Austin Elementary School

Austin Principal Advisory Council

The purpose of the Principal Advisory Council is to bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other’s perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance.

The members of the Principal Advisory Council are accountable to the constituents they serve and shall:

  • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  • Act as a link between the school and the community;
  • Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community; and
  • Work to increase student achievement and performance through transparent operations and shared best practices.

The Principal Advisory Council operates under the control and management of the DeKalb County School District and will follow Board of Education policies and procedures.  The Principal Advisory Council provides advice and recommendations to the school principal, the local board of education and local school superintendent on matters related to school climate/culture, student achievement, and community partnerships.


Under the Open Meetings Act (O.C.G.A. 50-14-1 – 50-14-6), the following Austin School Council meetings will be held.  Unless otherwise noted, the meetings will be held in room 2008 0n the entrance level hallway.

August 25, 2021

September 22, 2021
October 27, 2021
November 10, 2021
December 1, 2021
February 9, 2022
March 2, 2022
April 21, 2022
May 11, 2022

*Additional meetings will be scheduled if needed.


District Home      |       Parents      |       School Nutrition      |       Bus Routes