SAMPLE LETTER TO JOIN A CURRICULUM SELECTION COMMITTEE
Name of Superintendent
Name of School District
Address of School District
Date of letter
Dear Superintendent [name]:
Please place me on the curriculum selection and writing committees for the upcoming history, social studies, science, and health curricula.
As a citizen I have a legal right and obligation to assure that the laws governing our state are being properly enforced. As a citizen, I have a right to participate in the development and implementation of academic and behavioral standards adopted by the district as defined under the [name of state] statutes governing [local control of schools or state laws regarding education]. [add if appropriate: As a parent I have a legal right to make educational decisions for my child including the quality of the curriculum taught in her school.]
Please make available the teacher’s manuals for every piece of [ put in subject and grades ie: health curriculum taught to grades K-4]. Please call me when the materials are ready and I will pick them up. May I borrow the materials for 20 days?
Please place my name on each of the curriculum-selection and writing committees requested and add my name to the list of people who are automatically notified of meeting times and locations. My e-mail address is [provide your email address and phone number].
Your immediate attention would be appreciated.
Cc the [name of] President of the School Board