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District Accountability Committee (DAC)

Overview

The District Accountability Committe (DAC) is a group comprised of various Adams 14 stakeholders who support the state’s system of accountability through coordinated efforts with Colorado’s Department of Education and State Board of Education, local school boards, and district leaders.

Mission Statement

The Federal Programs Department provides fiscal and strategic support to Adams 14 schools and manages Federal, State, and local grants funds to ensure all grant dollars comply with the applicable regulations, district goals, and supports student achievement.

Purpose

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 regards to:

  • District Budget
  • Unified Improvement Plan (UIP)
  • Charter School Applications
  • Family Engagement
  • Provide input and recommendations to principals about the development and use of assessment tools to measure and evaluate student academic growth related to teacher evaluations;
  • Work with committee members to identify other areas of concern to address and make further recommendations.

Membership

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.

Commitment

  • Regular meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month starting August to June.
  • Additional meetings may be scheduled throughout the year, as needed.
  • DAC members serve one-year terms.
  • The committee will elect officers as outline in DAC bylaws and may form subcommittees.
  • All meetings of the DAC and its subcommittees are open to the public.

Agenda and Minutes

  • March 9, 2022
    • In person – Alsup Elementary School
    • Agenda
  • April 13, 2022
    • In person – Board of Education Room (ESS)
    • Agenda
  • May 11, 2022
    • In person – Board of Education Room (ESS)
    • Agenda
Monthly DAC Meetings
  • August 11, 2021
  • September 8, 2021
  • October 13, 2021
  • November 10, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • January 12, 2022
  • February 9, 2022
  • March 9, 2022
  • April 13, 2022
  • May 11, 2022
Family Engagement Subcommittee Meetings
  • September 15, 2021
  • October 6, 2021
  • November 3, 2021
  • December 1, 2021
  • January 5, 2022
  • February 2, 2022
  • March 2, 2022
  • April 6, 2022
  • May 4, 2022
Charter School Application Subcommittee Meetings
  • September 1 , 2021
  • October 6, 2021
  • October 11, 2021
  • October 13, 2021
  • October 18, 2021
  • October 20, 2021

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