Superintendent’s Advisory Committee for Enrollment & Transfer (SACET)
What is SACET?
This advisory committee explores the policies and practice around school choice, enrollment and transfer, topics such as priority and preferences in the school choice lottery, guarantees in student assignment and other issues.
Meet the Members
What does SACET do?
The committee is a critical sounding-board for Superintendent Carole Smith as she considers changes to the school choice system to improve equity, access, and educational achievement for students. While the committee will not be asked to decide the issues, its members will shape the superintendent’s actions and recommendations to the Portland School Board. Click here to view a powerpoint presentation regarding SACET’s charge and draft policy workplan.
What was SACET asked to do in 2013?
In February 2013, the School Board requested a review of enrollment and transfer policies and district-wide boundaries. Superintendent Smith has defined roles for SACET in both these efforts:
- Recommend revisions to enrollment and transfer policies to improve alignment with PPS strategic framework and Racial Educational Equity policy
- Participate in district-wide boundary review process
Upcoming SACET meetings are scheduled for:
- There are no currently scheduled meetings.
What's the latest for SACET?
Information presented by staff at the 12/2 School Board work session
Superintendent Carole Smith recommended changes to align the enrollment and transfer system with the PPS Racial Educational Equity Policy Nov. 24.
Here is a link to her memo to the Portland School Board
Here is a link to share your thoughts on the recommendations in a brief survey
Additional information about SACET recommendations:
PPS presented an update about the process on Aug. 28.
Memo regarding current status of enrollment & transfer policy & school boundary review process.
Want to learn more about SACET?
Click here for the FAQ.