School Advisory Council (SAC)

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  • The School Advisory Council (SAC) is the sole body responsible for final decision-making at the school relating to the implementation of ss.1001.42(18) and1008.345.U The SAC is composed of parents, teachers, community members, school administrators, non-instructional support staff, and other stakeholders who meet regularly to establish priorities, set annual objectives, and monitor action steps for school improvement.

School Improvement Plan (SIP)

  • A School Improvement Plan (SIP) containing specific objectives and action steps for achieving Florida's educational goals is required for all schools. The SAC has the primary responsibility for monitoring the implementation of the annual SIP. The SIP must be approved by the School Board.



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  • 2020/21 SAC Meeting Minutes and Agendas

    Date Time Location Agenda Minutes
    September 16, 2020 3:15 PM Virtual September Agenda September Minutes
    October 15, 2020 3:15 PM Virtual October Agenda October Minutes
    November 13, 2020 3:15 PM Virtual November Agenda November Minutes
    December 10, 2020 3:15 PM Virtual December Agenda December Minutes 
    January 27, 2021 3:15 PM Virtual January Agenda January Minutes
    February 24, 2021 3:15 PM Virtual February Agenda February Minutes 
    March 24, 2021

    3:15 PM

    Virtual

    March Agenda

    March minutes

    April 28, 2021

    3:15 PM

    Virtual

    April Agenda

    April Minutes

    May 26, 2021

    3:25 PM

    Virtual

    May Agenda

    May Minutes

  • SAC Team Members

    2020-2021 SAC TEAM

    Tia Holness, SAC Chair

    Tara Zdanowicz, Principal

    Christopher Brightman, Asst. Principal

    Kelly Barbera, Teacher Rep.

    Erica Sanders, Title 1 Liaison

    Shaheewa Jarret, SAF Designee

    Jennifer Charles, ESOL Rep.

    Courtney Kolker, ESE Rep.

    Anasthacia Mentis, Gifted Rep.

    Yvonne Moniz, BTU Rep.

    Kennedy Philip, Pre-K Parent

    Wendi Tuttle, Non-Instructional Rep.

    Kerry Ann Tracey, I-Zone Rep.

  • Policies and By-Laws

    ARTICLE I. NAME
    The name of this Council shall be the Challenger ES (3771) School Advisory Council.

    ARTICLE II. PURPOSE
    The primary objectives of the School Advisory Council (SAC) shall be to help identify needs and recommend programs of action. Through a community-wide commitment, the team will foster a positive learning environment, which sets high expectations and meets the diverse needs of the student body.

    Read entire SAC By-Laws