1900 East Creek Road, Sandy, UT 84093

What is the School Community Council?

Serving on our School Community Council is a wonderful way for parents to be actively involved in their children’s education. Each year, the school receives a distribution of funds from Utah’s School LAND Trust Program, and it’s the Council’s job to prioritize how these funds will be used to address the school’s greatest academic needs. School Community Councils hold elections once a year to fill open seats, and are comprised of parents and school employees, including the principal. Parents make up the majority of the Council, outnumbering employees by at least two. Working together, Council members review school data, identify school needs, establish school goals (or a success plan), and allocate LAND Trust funds toward accomplishing those goals. School Community Councils also discuss school digital and safety plans, and throughout the year, serve as an advisory group to the school principal, district administrators, and the Canyons Board of Education. In this role, the Council fosters communication between the school and the community on local school issues, and is a vital partner in fulfilling Canyons’ college- and career-readiness mission. Resources to assist Council members in fulfilling their roles and responsibilities can be found on Canyons District’s website.

Land Trust and TSSA Funding -2020-2021 School Year

Land Trust Allocation for the 2020-2021 School Year is $53,939.  This funding will be used to fund half-time teacher salary and three reading intervention assistants.  Our Teacher Student Success Act Funding (TSSA) is $50,533.  This funding is being used to pay for a half time counselor and part-time assistant hours.

Funding Distribution History

LAND Trust Funds TSSA Funds
2020-2021$49,434 $50,533

2022-2023 Council Members

Contact any member of the council with questions, concerns, or future agenda item requests.

Natalie Farley - Chair
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Jessica Beckstead
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Suzy Matheson
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Stephanie Larson - stephedna@gmail.com
Seth Mcdonald - mandyking@hotmail.com
Katie Robbins - katierobbins@att.net
Sacha Despain - Teacher
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Brett Jewkes - Teacher
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Deidre Walbeck - deidre.walbeck@canyonsdistrict.org

2022-2023 Annual Plans & Reports

Click here to access translatable, accessible LAND Trust Plans & Reports.

2022-2023 Meeting Schedule, Minutes and Agendas

Meetings can be held virtually or in person and will begin at 4pm.  VIrtual meeting links will be sent with meeting agendas.  

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