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
Mary Jo Cepek Parent Representative/Chairperson
Maria G. Moreno Parent Representative/Vice Chairperson
Maria Sanchez Parent Representative/FOIA/OMA Officer
Janine Brzezicki Parent Representative
Judith Quintanilla Parent Representative
Helen Pazmino 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
Sophia Salazar Student Representative




The minutes from the 2019-2020 LSC meetings: