Texas statute requires every public school in Texas to have an SBDM. SEM's SBDM is comprised of the campus Principal, 4 teachers/school staff, and 4 parents, 3 of which are elected by the parents, and one appointed by the Principal.
The Principal is responsible for and makes final decisions on the instructional and operational functions of the campus. The SBDM acts as an advisory board to the Principal and is a partner in helping the school achieve success. The primary role of the SBDM is to work with the Principal in the development, execution, monitoring progress of the Campus Needs Assessment/Campus Improvement Plan
Other areas of focus include, but are not limited to: