Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1977

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

John A. Green

Second Committee Member

J. Wesley Crum

Third Committee Member

William F. Lacey


This paper represents a study of the activation of iii a student council and its effects on total school climate. The activation program was outlined with specific activities described in detail. The study was designed to provide for a comparison of predetermined indicators which were measured before and after the activation took place. Conclusions included positive observations made during the course of the study and recommendations for implementing more student involvement in the ongoing business of the school.