District Accountability Committee
The District Accountability Committee (DAC) is a parent organization that supports the state’s accountability system, per state statute C.R.S. 22-11-302.
To fulfill the function of the School District Accountability Committee (DAC) as defined by the Colorado statute and Colorado State Board of Education rule and to advise the Adams 14 Board of Education (BOE) on policies and guidelines.
Colorado State Statute 22-11-302 requires DAC members to act in an advisory role.
The purpose of the DAC is to have a platform for its members to collectively make recommendations to the local school board in regard to the following:
- Unified Improvement Plan (UIP)
- Family Engagement
- District Budget
- Charter School Applications
Colorado State Statute 22-11-301 and Adams 14 Board of Education (Policy AE, AE-R, AE-E, AE spanish, AE-R spanish, AE-E spanish) are responsible for establishing minimum membership requirements.
Membership in the DAC shall be comprised of groups of representatives as follows:
- At least 3 parents of students enrolled in a district;
- At least 1 school administrator employed by the district;
- At least 1 teacher employed by the district;
- At least 1 person involved in business in the community within the district’s boundaries;
- A minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 students with 1 student from each high school.
The board appoints the members of the DAC.
If you would like to apply to be a DAC member, click here for the application form.
- Regular meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month starting August to the end of May.
- The Parent Engagement Subcommittee meetings take place after each DAC meeting.
- Additional meetings may be scheduled throughout the year, as needed.
- DAC members serve one-year terms.
- The committee will elect officers as outlined in DAC bylaws and may form subcommittees.
- All meetings of the DAC and its subcommittees are open to the public.