Get Involved

  • Parent involvement is the heart of the student achievement. Research overwhelmingly shows that parent involvement is positively related to student achievement and success. The more parents are involved, the greater the achievement effects. 

    American Indian Parent Advisory Board
    The group serves as a vital link between the American Indian community and SSPPS to ensure that American Indian students are receiving culturally relevant and equitable educational opportunities. The committee is a valuable component in the pursuit of achievement and success for American Indian students districtwide.
    Contact Connie Garling-Squire at (651) 552-5579 or

    Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC)
    The SSP Early Learning Advisory Council (ELAC) supports the school district's early childhood programs. Council members discuss and make recommendations for services and policies, while providing family perspectives that guide early learning decision making and program development. The group advocates for early education in the community, at the legislature and with other families. They also organize fundraising and volunteers to support programs.
    Contact: Dawn Rehn at (651) 306-3642 or

    Elementary Classroom Helper
    Lincoln Center Elementary: (651) 457-9426
    Kaposia Education Center: (651) 451-9260

    IB Parent Group
    Conrad Anderson: (651) 457-9454 or

    Parent-Teacher Associations
    Lincoln Center PTA
    Kaposia PTA 

    Read Across South St. Paul
    Lincoln Center Elementary: (651) 457-9426
    Kaposia Education Center: (651) 451-9260

    Special Education Advisory Council (SEAC)
    SEAC is a group that provides input on special education issues to its local school district. Its purpose is to act as an advisory body to the district on behalf of students receiving special education services and their families, not to decide policy. 
    Contact: Kelly Tetrick at (651) 457-9466 or