• Saint Paul Public Schools understands the importance of involving those who are affected by a decision in the decision-making process itself. The following opportunities are available for public participation in the decision-making process in your school district.

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    Purpose                                          

    Frequency                              

    Contact Person

    PTO

    During the school year

    PTO Chair

    PTA

    During the school year

    PTA Chair

    School Committees

    During the school year

    Ask at School Office

    Events

    During the school year

    Ask at School Office

    Budget Input

    Early Spring

    businessoffice.spps.org

    Parent and Teacher Conferences

    Spring and Fall

    Ask at School Office

    Purpose

    Frequency

    Contact Person                                                             

    Parent Advisory Councils

    District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC)

    Ongoing

    Heather Kilgore, 651-744-4223

    Green and Healthy Kids Advisory Council

    Ongoing

    Heather Kilgore, 651-744-4223

    Special Education (SEAC)

    Ongoing

    Jackie Kelly, 651-767-8394

    Hmong Parent (HPAC)

    Ongoing

    Office of Engagement, 651-767-8347

    Latino Consent Decree

    Ongoing

    Pablo Matamoros, 651-767-8319

    Somali Parent (SPAC)

    Ongoing

    Mohamed Hadi, 651-744-8299

    Karen Parent (KPAC)

    Ongoing

    Hsajune Dyan, 651-767-8294

    American Indian Education

    Ongoing

    651-293-5191

    Parents of African American Students


    Gender and Sexual Diversity (GSDPAC)

    Ongoing



    Ongoing

    Celestine Miller, 651-767-8347



    Mary Hoelscher, 651-744-6095

    Other Advisory Councils

    Curricular Advisory Committee
     Ongoing

    ECFE Citywide

    Ongoing

    Donald Sysyn, 651-744-4813

    Flipside

    Ongoing

    Deb Campobasso, 651-325-2688




    Ongoing

    Current Special Opportunities

    Facilities Master Planning

    May 2014-Sept. 2015

    Tom Parent, 651-744-1802

    Board of Education (BOE)

    BOE Meetings

    Ongoing

    Marilyn Polsfuss, 651-767-8149

    Committee of the Board Meetings

    Ongoing

    Marilyn Polsfuss, 651-767-8149

    ★ = New Initiatives