The Governance Council has been created for the purpose of empowering faculty, students, parents, and community to take responsibility for the on-going success of the Carlmont community. The council works towards assessing and optimizing the climate and culture at Carlmont, as well as assisting the school in meeting its site and district goals.
The goal of the council is to create an atmosphere at Carlmont conducive to learning and distinguished by mutual trust, caring, and respect so that students can leave with the tools needed to reach their educational, social, and occupational goals in the world community.
Through shared decision making, the council plans to present opportunities for all of the stakeholders to participate in creating and achieving the goals for Carlmont.
The council is a forum for recommending policy to administration and other school bodies on a variety of topics that include curriculum (academic and vocational), facilities, safety, communication, and rules.