SCHOOL LAND TRUST PROGRAM
In the state of Utah, monies from school trust lands are distributed to every public school through the School LAND Trust Program. Jefferson Academy has a School LAND Trust Committee whose responsibilities include creating and approving the School LAND Trust Plan each year which identify an academic need and a proposed solution using the annual funds. The committee is an advisory body that may be comprised of parents, teachers, and administrators. All School LAND Trust Committee actions and plans are overseen and approved by the Governing Board of Directors.
Committee Meeting Schedule
Meetings will be held in the Jefferson Academy LIbrary located at 1425 S. Angel Street, Kaysville, UT 84037. Meetings follow the adopted Land Trust Council Rules of Order.
Elections for the School LAND Trust Committee were held September 4-18, 2019. Parents serving as committee members are crucial to the development of the plan and can directly influence the expenditure of funds. The following council members can be reached by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the 2018-2019 school year, Jefferson Academy funds ($62,038) were spent on software programs and apps to improve reading skills and on teacher professional development. Established goals include:
For the 2019-2020 school year, Jefferson Academy funds (estimated $63,500) will be allocated for the purchase of software and equipment, supplies, services, and supporting staff salaries. Established goals include:
TEACHER AND STUDENT SUCCESS PLAN (TSSP)
The Teacher and Student Success Plan is designed to improve the school’s performance under the state’s accountability system.
Based on the budget allocated, the funds will be spent as follows:
Funding will be used to support these goals: