COMMUNITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CAC)
The CAC ensures that a rich diversity of parents/guardians and community members, are intimately involved in the planning and formation of AMCS. The FAC is responsible for informing parents/guardiansin the 63118, 63116, and 63104 zip-codes, even those traditionally less informed of the existence of AMCS, and engaging them in AMCS related activities both before and after the opening of the school to assist AMCS in meeting its student enrollment. The CAC also provides a parental perspective to AMCS staff and Board as they create policy. The CAC will be AMCS first Parent/Teacher Organization once the school opens its doors. To participate, contact Julie Lawson.
EDUCATION AND CURRICULUM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (ECAC)
ECAC brings together local educators and administrators to develop its curriculum, aligning it with all Missouri State Standards. The committee also develops assessment tools to gauge student progress to AMCS’ goals and ensures that all aspects of the school are consistent with its experiential and inquiry based educational philosophy. This committee meets weekly. To participate, contact Megan Green.
BUSINESS PLANNING COMMITTEE (BPC)
The BPC’s primary responsibility is to build the financial and management foundation for AMCS by formulating annual budgets, requesting annual audits, and reviewing large and non-budgeted expenses. This committee is charged with drafting the annual budget to be approved by the AMCS Board of Directors. To participate contact Nelson Elliott.
DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (DC)
This committee is responsible for developing a three-year, $1 million fundraising plan to access funding outside of government funds including, corporate and foundation donations, developing a base of annual donors, developing a social enterprise model and increasing awareness of AMCS. This committee is charged with developing the diversified funding base that AMCS needs to be successful. To participate, contact Tracy Dea.
FACILITIES COMMITTEE (FC)
This committee consists of developers, real estate professionals, and architects who assist AMCS in locating its school and assessing the resources needed to create the ideal learning environment for AMCS students. To participate, contact Megan Green.