Local School Council (LSC)

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Chicago Public Schools have Local School Councils (LSC) which are responsible for three main duties:

  1. Approving how school funds and resources are allocated
  2. Developing and monitoring the annual School Improvement Plan
  3. Evaluating and selecting the school's Principal

Local School Councils consist of the following members:

  • School's principal
  • 6 parents
  • 2 community members
  • 2 teachers
  • 1 non-teacher staff
  • 3 Student representative 



JHCP's Local School Council 2023-2024

Jerryelyn Jones Principal (Administrator in Charge)
Chris Gunnell Parent Representative
Elizabeth Martinez Parent Representative
Miriam Rosales Parent Representative/Secretary
Ernesto Saldivar Jr Parent Representative/Vice Chairperson
Hector Villalobos Parent Representative/Chairperson
Maria Garibay Parent Representative
Graciela Acevedo Community Representative
Adrian Gutierrez Community Representative
Abla Ayesh Teacher Representative
Froylan Jimenez Teacher Representative
Alex Roman Martinez Non-Teacher Staff Representative
Valeria Munoz Student Representative
Noe Reyes Student Representative
Pedro Reynoso Student Representative
Annual Meetings:
The Hancock High School LSC will meet on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. Below are the approved dates from the organizational meeting:
August 3, 2023, September 7, 2023, October 5, 2023, November 2, 2023, [Adjusted Date/Time] December 8, 2023 (4:30)
January 11, 2024, February 1, 2024, March 7, 2024, April 4, 2024,  May 2, 2024, June 6, 2024
  • Please note: January 4, 2024 is winter break so meeting will be first Thursday after we resume
**Important: Principal Selection Update**
Dear Hancock Community,
We regret to inform you that the two very qualified candidates for the Principal position have withdrawn their applications.  The LSC will be posting the position again and the selection process will continue.  Please know that the LSC is committed to finding the best Principal for the students and the community as a whole.
Thank you,
Hancock LSC
To contact the Hancock LSC, please email: [email protected].
*Please note that the LSC email is reviewed monthly prior to LSC meetings, which are held the first Thursday of every month. Please be sure to email us with advance notice. Thank you!
Principal Selection Survey Results
Below is a link to the Principal Selection Survey results posted by the Local School Council for School Year 23/24.
Agendas and Approved Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes are typically approved at the following month's regular LSC meeting, and approved minutes are to be posted a few days after they are approved! 
2024-2026 Local School Council Elections!
We are looking for the new representatives to join our Local School Council for the 2024-2026 school year. Applications are available in person or you can scan the QR code below to access the digital applications.
Applications should be submitted in person to Ms. Yolanda Mendez in the main office by February 8, 2024 at 3:00 p.m.
Parent Community Rep Flyer in Spanish
How can I learn more about Local School Councils at Chicago Public Schools?
Chicago Public Schools also a Local School Council Advisory Board, where parents can learn more about district level opportunities as well as bring back information from the larger community. Below are flyers and agendas about upcoming events hosted by the LSCAB.