Student Government in BPS
As part of the district and state mandates, every secondary school is required to host student elections in order to identify students to serve in the following capacities:
- Student Government Officers/Members (SG)
- 1-2 School Site Council (SSC)/Governing Board (GB) Representatives
- 1-2 Boston Student Advisory Council Representatives (BSAC)
- 2 Greater Boston Regional Student Advisory Council Representatives (GBRSAC)
Schools are required to conduct elections for their GBRSAC representatives each spring and names must be submitted to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) by April 13. We encourage schools to conduct elections for all positions and councils as one process in March/April. In order to facilitate the process, there is a Student Elections Toolkit that outlines all the requirements.