Salem Middle School

Dekalb County Schools

2023-2024 PAC Elections

Good Morning DeKalb County School District Parents/Guardians,


The candidate declaration window for your school’s Principal Advisory Council (PAC) will be open through Friday, August 25, 2023.  Complete the relevant form below to run for an elected parent/guardian position on your school’s Council.  If you are a current PAC member whose term ends September 30, 2024, you do not need to reapply this election cycle.



Principal Advisory Councils bring parents, school employees, students, and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance. 


What is the role of the Principal Advisory Council?

  • Act as a link between the school and the community
  • Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community
  • Work to increase student achievement through transparent operations and shared best practices
  • Review the Continuous School Improvement Plan and monitor progress toward goals
  • Participate in the selection of the school principal


Additional Resources for Council Elections  


To learn more about the work of Principal Advisory Councils, visit: or contact [email protected].