State School Superintendent Richard Woods seeks Student Advisory Council

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Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

(WRDW/WAGT) -- The Georgia State School Superintendent Richard Woods is seeking middle and high school students to serve on his 2017-2018 Student Advisory Council.

These students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom, as well other issues related to education, according to a press release. These students will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools.

Applicants need to be enrolled in a Georgia public middle or high school for the 2017-18 school year.

To apply,
- Open the attached application in the story and fill it out.
- Send the applications by September 1, 2016 at 5 p.m. to
- Selected students will be contacted by email. Students can check, and under News & Announcements, on September 9 at 10 a.m., check to see whether he or she has been selected.

So, middle school students will meet Oct. 3, Jan. 17, and April 10.

Meanwhile, High school students will meet Oct. 4, Jan. 18 and April 11.

“The Student Advisory Council is an absolutely invaluable resource for the Georgia Department of Education team as we make decisions that impact students and classrooms,” Superintendent Woods said. “Nothing can replace the opportunity to hear directly from students about their experience in Georgia’s public schools and what we can improve. I’m looking forward to meeting and working with this year’s Student Advisory Council members.”

For more information, call 404-463-4246.

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