Big Shanty Intermediate School Council

Big Shanty's council is intended to “bring our community and school closer together in the spirit of cooperation to solve difficult educational problems, improve academic achievement, provide support for teachers and administrators, and bring parents into the school-based decision-making process.” (O.C.G.A. 20-2-85)

Our school council functions as an advisory body, offering recommendations and assistance to the local school principal and, where appropriate, the Superintendent and Cobb County Board of Education (Board) on any matter relating to student achievement and school improvement. The management and control of the local schools shall be the responsibility of the Board.

  • School Principal
  • At least 2 Parents/Guardians (elected by parents)
  • At least 2 Certified Staff members (elected by staff members)
  • At least 2 Business/Community representatives (appointed by School Council)


2016-2017 School Council Members

Pamela Fusaro, Chairperson <>;

Dr. Robert Hart, Vice Chairperson

Mike Sansone, Secretary <>;

Kelly Luscre, Principal

Wendy Deal

Betsey Kennedy

Larry Smith

Marna Crane


Meeting Minutes

October 4, 2016