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Parent Involvement

Parent Involvement


The Brightwood Parent Teacher Association is the strongest and most active PTA in the Alhambra School District. The PTA promotes open lines of communication between school and community. It publishes newsletters and provides parent education opportunities. Membership is open to all family members.

Vital Volunteer Program

We welcome and value volunteers who assist our school program and activities in a wide variety of ways. Please click on the link below to view the volunteer registration process and related information. You may also contact your child's teacher or our volunteer coordinator by calling the school office.
AUSD "Volunteer Registration and Information" Page

SSC - School Site Council

School Site Council (SSC) is a decision making body at our school that plans, monitors and evaluates the activities and expenditures for Consolidated Application programs operated at the school to improve student achievement. It is a council composed of five parents and five staff members (one principal, three classroom teachers and one other staff member). Each SSC member serves a two-year term.

ELAC - English Learners Advisory Committee
ELAC is an advisory group composed of parents of students who are English Learners. Serve as the advisory committee for the English Language Development Program. Each ELAC member serves a two-year term.The ELAC discusses school issues related to our limited English proficient students. One selected member attends 3 District English Learner Advisory Council (DELAC) meetings.

District GATE Advisory Committee

Brightwood GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) District Parent Representatives (2 Year Position) are elected by parents of students identified as GATE. Representative from each AUSD Elementary School meet at the District three times a year.