Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

da Vinci Logo imageda Vinci Arts Middle School

Creative minds for
challenging times.

2508 NE Everett Street | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5356 | Fax: (503) 916-2721

Site Council

Background and Membership

The da Vinci Site Council was established pursuant to the Oregon Educational Act for the 21st Century (the Act) for the purpose of helping improve student achievement.  In compliance with the Act, Site Council membership is made up of at least one administrator or designee, a classified staff representative, elected faculty representatives, elected parent representatives, and at da Vinci student representatives.

Responsibilities of the Site Council include conducting monthly meetings in order to:

·         Focus on improving student achievement.

·         Contribute to the school improvement plan.

·         Foster family engagement and school-home communications

·         Explore improvements to the school’s instructional program.

·         Support the professional growth of the school’s staff.

·         Support administering grants-in-aid for the professional development of staff.


The da Vinci Middle School Site Council usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 3:30 - 5:30pm. Meetings begin in the conference room next to the main office on the second floor of the school and often travel in rotation to meet with the schools' teacher leadership teams. Meetings, which are held in compliance with Oregon’s Open Meeting Law, are open to the public. Meetings dates for the 2015-2016 school year are as follows:

October 13 (2nd Tues as Family Conferences start on the the 3rd this year)

November 17

December 15

January 19

February 16

March 15

April 19

May 17


Site Council members for da Vinci are elected to serve a two year term. Self nomination forms for parent seats are available in the Main Office - your student can pick one up for you. Watch for voting ballots in the fall Scrolls. Ballots are due back by the end of Family Conferences in October. For more information about our 2015-16 Site Council, please contact assistant principal Alicia McMillen at amcmillen@pps.net.