Memberships

Student Advisory Council (SAC)

The UTA Upward Bound Student Advisory Council (SAC) is an advisory body through which eligible Upward Bound Council members may make recommendations to the program Director relative to interests, concerns and issues that affect the students of the UTA Upward Bound program.

The Council may make recommendations on general grievance policies but does not act on individual grievance issues. The Council may advise on specific issues and otherwise act at the requests of the Director. The Council shall endeavor to keep the Upward Bound students informed an in turn keep the Director and administrative staff advised of needs and interest of the students on issues and activities affecting them. Students on academic probation cannot hold office in any club or organization, represent UTA Upward Bound at any official or social event, or make any program trip without the permission of administration or director.

The Executive Officers

President: Coordinate meeting, prepare agenda with the assistance of the Director. Schedule meetings and assist with program activities.

Vice-President: Assist the President during meetings; represent the President in his or her absence. With the assistance of the President, coordinate fundraiser and fun activities for the parents.

Treasurer: Manage the funds of the fundraisers and keep accurate records of the budget.

Secretary: Record minutes and records.

Parents' Association

As a member of the Parents' Association, our mission is to give support to ensure the success of the Upward Bound Program and its students and families. We commit ourselves to uphold the policies, rules and regulations of the program.

We will further promote and support the cultural enrichment, tutorial component, counseling and all other aspects of the program. Our goal is to provide on-going support for the Upward Bound students.

Our OBJECTIVES are:
1. establishment of a scholarship fund, which will be labeled "Parents' Association Scholarship Fund".
2. to give each year, a scholarship to at least one graduating senior.
3. to provide assistance on field trips and other activates.

The officers of the association will be chosen on a regular basis unless more than one person volunteers for a particular office, an election will be held. The term of office for all officers: The President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, will be one year from September 1st to August 31st.

President: Coordinate meeting, prepare agenda with the assistance of the Director. Schedule meetings and assist with program activities.

Vice-President: Assist the President during meetings; represent the President in his or her absence. With the assistance of the President, coordinate fundraiser and fun activities for the parents.

Treasurer: Manage the funds of the fundraisers and keep accurate records of the budget.

Secretary: Record minutes and records.

Scholarship Fundraisers Spearheaded by Parents Association

1. AT & T Stadium Concessions
2. Additional to follow