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
  • Student representative

John Hancock College Prep's LSC meets the first Thursday of the month at 5:30PM in the Library.




Current LSC Membership:


Vanessa Puentes Principal
Maria G. Moreno Parent Representative/Chairperson
Janine Brzezicki Parent Representative/Vice Chairperson
Helen Pazmino Parent Representative/FOIA/OMA Officer
Judith Quintanilla Parent Representative
*** Vacant *** Parent Representative
*** Vacant *** Parent Representative
Sergio Ruvalcaba Community Representative
Stephanie Ruizparza Community Representative
George Schmidt Teacher Representative/Secretary
Froylan Jimenez Teacher Representative
Diana Lopez Non-Teacher Staff Representative
*** Vacant *** Student Representative


Interested in joining our LSC? For your reference, the English and Spanish applications are posted on our website, however please visit the CPS website to access the application in multiple languages


The minutes from the 2019-2020 LSC meetings: