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Parent and Community Advisory Council (P-CAC)

The Parent and Community Advisory Council (P-CAC) has been established based on Board Policy 1500. The P-CAC will provide suggestive guidance and advice on issues pertaining to student academic achievement, parental and community engagement and public perception of PGCPS to the Board of Education.

The Board of Education-Parent and Community Advisory Council is comprised of 15 members to include (9) parent members; (4) entity representatives (faith-based, non-profit, civic organizations, labor union, or business sectors); and, (2) current school-level PGCPS employees (staff, faculty, or administration) members.To ensure broad representation, the applications for potential members will be evaluated on a variety of factors, including BOE area of residence, interest and experience.

Expectations of the Board of Education-Parent and Community Advisory Council Members

  • Attend all P-CAC meetings.
  • Prepare for each meeting as needed.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with each other, Parent Leadership Organizations, the Board of Education and the PGCPS administration/staff.
  • Express views and opinions openly, constructively, and respectfully to the Board of Education.

Selections of BOE P-CAC members will occur through a vetting process by the members of the Board of Education and the CEO in August 2022. The application link can be found below:

BOE Parent & Community Advisory Council Application

If you are interested, please complete an application and submit it by 4:30 pm on Friday, July 1, 2022. 

If you have questions, please contact the Board Office at (301)952-6115.