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

John Hancock College Prep's LSC meets the first Thursday of the month at 5:30PM via Google Meets.



JHCP's Local School Council 2022-2023

Vanessa Puentes Principal
Maria G. Moreno Parent Representative/Chairperson
Ernesto Saldivar Parent Representative/Vice Chairperson
Miriam Rosales Parent Representative/
Hector Villalobos Parent Representative
Elizabeth Martinez Parent Representative
Graciela Marquez Parent Representative
Judith Quintanilla Community Representative
Mary Jo Cepek Community Representative/FOIA/OMA Officer
Abla Ayesh Teacher Representative/Secretary
Froylan Jimenez Teacher Representative
Alex Roman Martinez Non-Teacher Staff Representative
Pedro Reynoso Student Representative
Maria Garcia-Mendoza Student Representative
Adriana Alvarez Student Representative
*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.
Student Elections are now open for the 2023-2024 school year! Click here to access the applications. All completed applications are due to Ms. Puentes by Thursday, February 2, 2023! The first three documents are REQUIRED for a completed application. The optional documents are ENCOURAGED, as this will help your classmates understand why you should be voted in to the next student representative seat!
Access agendas and minutes from our LSC Meetings below:
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.