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District Accountability Committee

District Accountability Committee (DAC) is a district level accountability and advisory committee composed of members approved by the Board of Education. Membership is made up of parent representatives from all articulation areas including charter and option parents, PTA, at least one member of the business community and district staff. DAC members act in an advisory capacity on such topics as the district’s budget and unified improvement plan as provided by law. Members have the opportunity to hear updates on district issues/efforts and provide input on many topics.

DAC members serve two years on the committee and may serve additional terms if positions are open and they continue to meet the requirements of membership. Community members may apply to the committee in the spring.  

DAC includes several subcommittees and members are encouraged to take an active role in one of the subcommittees:

  • FSCP (Family School Community Partnership): this subcommittee meets at least monthly; other meetings may be scheduled to help facilitate the work of the subcommittee.
  • DUIP (District Unified Improvement Plan): this subcommittee meets at least monthly; other meetings may be scheduled to help facilitate the work of the subcommittee.
  • Budget: this subcommittee meets at least monthly; other meetings may be scheduled to help facilitate the work of the subcommittee.
  • Charter Review: this subcommittee meets on an as needed basis when charter school applications are submitted to the district in the Spring.
  • Articulation Area Representatives: This group meets monthly at the end of the monthly DAC meeting. Other meetings may be scheduled to help facilitate the work of the group. DAC articulation area representatives work closely with their articulation area School Accountability Committees (SACs).

Time commitment: monthly, third Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. In addition to the monthly meetings, DAC members attend subcommittee meetings. Subcommittee Chairs additionally attend monthly DAC executive committee meetings.

Roles: The DAC is composed of a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Subcommittee Chairs (subcommittee chairs make up the executive committee), AARs (articulation area representatives), Board of Education and Superintendent appointees.

DAC Leadership

Carsten Engebretsen

Chair

 Jackie Seibel Vice Chair

Renee Nicothodes
Dan Cohan
Helen Neal 
Veronica Bennett

DAC Liaisons

Membership

 DAC members

Meeting Dates *

2020-21 
 
 DATE TIME LOCATION
OCT 20 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom 
NOV 17 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom
JAN 19 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom
FEB 16 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom
MAR 16 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom
APR 20 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom
MAY 18 5:30-7:30 PM  Zoom

* DAC meetings held on the third Tuesday of every month unless noted otherwise. Interested guests must contact DAC liaison for meeting link. 

DAC Google calendar

DAC Budget Subcommittee

DAC Bylaws Subcommittee

DAC Charter Review Subcommittee

DAC DUIP Subcommittee

DAC FSCP Subcommittee

DAC AGENDAS/MINUTES - 2020-2021

Oct. 20: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

Nov. 17: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

Jan. 19: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

Feb. 16: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

Mar. 16: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

Apr. 20: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES

May 18: AGENDA/MATERIALS/MINUTES 

Resources: DAC and SAC

In order to support communication of DAC work with school accountability committees (SAC) and other representative groups on DAC, the following tools are provided.


Archives

To view previous years' work, please visit the DAC Archive, SAC Archive or SPAC Archive pages.


Contact

303-982-6800
supt@jeffco.k12.co.us
1829 Denver West Dr., Golden

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