Shared Decision Making header image
  • Shared Decision FAQs:

    • How do I become a member of South Middle's SDMC?
      • Parents can volunteer at the beginning of the school year. 
      • Student representatives on the committee come from Student Government.


    • Why do we have a Shared Decision Making Committee?
      • Participation of parents and teachers in school-based planning and shared decision making is mandated by the New York State Education Department as of February 1, 1994. Click to read Shared Decision regulations


    • What is Great Neck's plan for Shared Decision Making?
      • The purpose of school-based planning and shared decision making shall be to improve the educational performance of all students in the school, regardless of such factors as socioeconomic status, race, sex, language background, or disability.


    • What is the Shared Decision Making Committee's (SDMC) purpose at South Middle?
      • The Shared Decision Making committee is a forum for the home-school community of administrators, teachers, parents, and students.  With an equal voice of all constituent groups, a list of goals are proposed and explained, amended, and prioritized.  These goals must be meaningful, measurable, and doable.


  • *We are always looking for new members.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Shared Decision Making committee please contact:

    Teacher chair:

    • Mrs. Carroll
    • Mrs. Sandrowicz

    Parent members: