• Site Council

    The Buckman Site Council provides leadership, direction and support to the school community to achieve school improvement that addresses both district and school priorities in accordance with Oregon Administration Regulations for the 21st Century School and Portland Public Schools Policies for Site Councils. Site Council members include our school principal along with four to five staff and four parent/guardian elected representatives.

    The scope of work of the Site Council includes:

    • Assisting in reviewing, measuring and monitoring the School Improvement Plan (SIP)
    • Developing and coordinating plans for staff development needed to implement the School Improvement Plan, in consultation with principal and staff.
    • Developing an effective, two-way communications plan with the school community around issues of school improvement and student achievement.

    The 2023/2024 school year:

    The Site Council meets regularly. All meetings follow the Open Meeting Law of the State of Oregon; thus, all are welcome and encouraged to attend.


    Our Site Council Members for 2023/2024:

    Heather Gordon, Principal

    Staff Representatives:

    • Samantha Bruner
    • Darby Granberry
    • Katie Olson

    Parent Representatives: 

    • Jason Stevens
    • Tara Burkhardt
    • Sonia Marie Leikam