• School Governance Council Election Announcement

    Declare Your Candidacy

    It's SGC elections season again! SGC Elections are a way for parents and teachers who are elected onto the council to have a role in the vision and direction of the school. To declare or learn more about this process, please visit the SGC Elections page.

    It all starts with elections!

    • Candidate Declaration Window: February 5 - March 29. 2024
    • Voting Window: April 17 - April 24, 2024

SGC Overview

  • The purpose of the School Governance Council is to provide parents, school staff, and community members with a leadership role in the management of the school. The School Governance Council is a governing body that is representative of the community and the school, but operates under the control and management of the Board of Education. The Council is responsible for making decisions regarding the strategic direction of the school including:

    • Approve the school strategic plan and updates
    • Approve the annual budget and annual resource allocations
    • Manage the Request for Flexibility process
    • Participate in hiring the principal (in the case of a vacancy)
    • Provide annual feedback on principal performance.

2022-2023 Meeting Dates & Times

  • 2022-2023 Meeting Dates

    • September 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
    • October 26, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
    • November 2022- TBD
    • December 2022- TBD
    • January 25, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
    • February 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
    • March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
    • April 26, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
    • May 24, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
    • June 28, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.


    If you have any questions regarding the School Governance Council at Bear Creek Middle School, please contact SGC Chair, Ms. Yolanda Hillery at HilleryY@fultonschools.org.

School Governance Council Members

  • Ms. Yolanda Hillery

  • Dr. Nykole Hudson

  • Mrs. Adria Smith

  • Mrs. Lynda Higgs

  • Mr. Rodney Anderson

  • Mrs. Janine Edmonds

  • Mrs. Chiquita Turner

  • Mr. Noah Gregory

  • Ms. Lanisa Hines