Student Attendance Advisory Committee

  • Mission

    The Student Attendance Advisory Committee was created in accordance with state law (Nevada Revised Statutes 392.126 - 392.160) and board policy (Board Policy 5400 - Student Attendance) for the purpose of reviewing school attendance. The mission of the Student Attendance Advisory Committee is to:
     
    • Review data related to the attendance and truancy of students in the District;
    • Identify factors that contribute to the truancy of students in the District;
    • Recommend the establishment of programs to reduce the truancy of students in the District, including the coordination of services available in the community to assist with the intervention, diversion and discipline of students who are truant; 
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of programs designed to reduce truancy;
    • Establish a procedure for schools and the District for the reporting of the status of students as habitual truants; and
    • Inform the parents/guardians of students of the District’s policies and procedures, particularly those related to student attendance and behavior

Meeting Dates, Materials & Archive

  • Click here to access the meeting archive.

     

    The Student Attendance Advisory Committee generally meets on the 2nd Friday in September, December, March, and June.  Meetings of the Committee are held in the Board Room of the Central Administration Building at 9:00 a.m.

     

    The meeting schedule* for the Student Attendance Advisory Committee for the 2023-24 School Year is:

     

      • Friday, September 8, 2023
      • Friday, December 8, 2023
      • Friday, March 8, 2024
      • Friday, June 7, 2024

     

    *Meeting dates, times, and locations are subject to change; please see the posted agenda for specific information on the meeting calendar page.

     

    Members of the public may submit public comment via email to DBroker@washoeschools.net

Membership

  • The Student Attendance Advisory Committee consists of seven (7) voting members as recommended by Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 392.126.

     
     
     

    Category

                   Name

          Term Ends

    Law Enforcement Representative

    VACANT

    June 30, 2024

    Child Welfare Representative

    Keri Pruitt

    June 30, 2025

    Juvenile Justice Representative

    Riley Killingsworth

    June 30, 2024

    Community Services Representative

    Lacey Keele

    June 30, 2025

    District Counselor or Teacher Representative

    Roger Bahten

    June 30, 2024

    District Attorney Representative

    Charles Aglubat

    June 30, 2025

    Parent/Guardian Representative

    Shelley Buchanan

    June 30, 2024

     
     

Contact Us

  • Rechelle Murrillo, MSW, LSW
    Department Coordinator
    775-337-9913

    Dodi Broker
    Administrative Secretary
    775-337-9911