ESSAC Committee

The ESSAC committee is the sole body responsible for final decision making relating to school improvement and accountability. This authority is delineated in Florida Statue 1001.452, in Miami-Dade County School Board Rule 6 GX13-1B-1.031, and in Miami-Dade County Public Schools/United Teachers of Dade Contract, Article XXVI, and Section 5. The stake holders at Tropical Elementary are composed of Tropical faculty member, administrators, parents, students, community/business partners and other interested advocates. Additional responsibility of Tropical’s SAC Committee is to assist in the preparation of the school’s annual budget. The committee also recommends waivers or changes to Florida’s Statue, Florida Board of Education Rules, School Board Rules and labor contract provisions. All are invited and welcome to join on every third Wednesday of each month.


Mr. John Forbes