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School Governance


A charter system is a local school system that is operating under the terms of a contract between the

local Board of Education and the State Board of Education as provided by the Charter Systems Act. A

Charter System provides the opportunity for teachers, administrators, parents, and school boards to

have greater flexibility to determine the educational needs of students within their district and requires

a certain degree of school level governance in the system. To become a charter system, the local school

system must submit a charter school petition to the Department of Education after such petition has

been approved by the local board. As a charter system all schools within the system are charter schools.

Therefore, the following questions that discuss a single charter school will apply to all schools in a

charter system.


WBHS Governance Team Members:


Dr. Al Darby, Principal

Kimberly Garren, Teacher

Ben Bradberry, Teacher


Cheryl Cloar, Business Representative (Chair)

Michelle Gilreath, Business Representative (Vice Chair)


Jason Scott, Parent

Laura Peeler, Parent (Chair)


Scarlett Woodard, Student

Lauren McNally, Student

Kaylee McCullers, Student


Dana Turner, Recorder, ex-officio


WBHS Governance Team Meeting Dates for 2018-2019 (Meetings are open to the public):


August 29

September 26

October 24

November 28

December 19

January 30

February 27

March 27

April 17

May 8

*all meetings start at 11:30am