District Accountability Committee

The District Accountability Committee membership draws from parents, teachers, administrators, community members, and students.  The role of the committee is to help guide the board in the areas of curriculum, instruction, budget, and other areas defined by the committee.  It is a great opportunity to support the school district and get involved in what matters most:  the education of our children!

The CC-V Accountability Committee meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the board room located in Cripple Creek-Victor Jr./Sr. High School.  Meetings are normally completed by 6:00 p.m.  If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact either Tonya Copley tcopley@ccvschools.com or Daniel Cummings at dcummings@ccvschools.com

DAC Meeting Minutes

District Policies

File:  AE

Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment

The Board accepts its ultimate responsibility for the academic accomplishments of district students. Consistent with this responsibility and as required by law, the Board shall adopt and maintain an accountability program to measure the adequacy and efficiency of the educational program.

Because the district has fewer than 1,000 enrolled students, the Board has determined that it is in the best interests of the district to have one committee serve the purposes of the district accountability committee and the school accountability committee. The Board shall appoint or create a process for the election of the committee. The committee shall have those powers and duties prescribed by state law. The Board and committee shall, at least annually, cooperatively determine the areas and issues, in addition to budget issues, that the committee shall study and the issues on which it may make recommendations to the Board.

All district accountability committee meetings shall be open to the public. Meeting notices shall be posted in the same place and manner as notices of Board meetings.

Adopted:  August 1997

Revised: October 2001

Revised: November 1, 2016

LEGAL REFS.:  C.R.S. 22-2-117 (waivers from State Board of Education)

C.R.S. 22-11-101 et seq. (Education Accountability Act of 2009)

C.R.S. 22-11-301 and 302 (district accountability committee)

C.R.S. 22-11-401 and 402 (school accountability committee)

C.R.S. 24-6-402 (open meetings law)

1 CCR 301-1, Rules 2202-R-1.00 et seq. (accreditation rules)

CROSS REFS.:  AEA, Standards Based Education

AED*, Accreditation

AEE*, Waiver of State Law and Regulation

DBD, Determination of Budget Priorities

File:  AE-R

Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment District Accountability Committee

The district accountability committee (DAC) shall consist of at least:

  three parents of students enrolled in district schools

  one teacher employed by the district

  one school administrator employed by the district

  one person who is involved in business or industry in the community within the district’s boundaries

A person may not serve in more than one of the required membership roles on the DAC. A person who is employed by the district or related to a district employee shall not be eligible to serve as a parent on the DAC. “Related” means the person’s spouse, son, daughter, sister, brother, mother or father. If, however, the district makes a good faith effort and is unable to identify a sufficient number of parents that meet these criteria, a person may serve as a parent on the DAC and also be employed by the district or related to a district employee.

The Board shall appoint persons to the DAC. In making these appointments, it shall ensure, to the extent practicable, that:

  The parents appointed reflect the student populations significantly represented within the district;

  At least one of the parents is a parent of a student enrolled in a district charter school authorized by the Board, if one exists; and

  At least one of the persons appointed has a demonstrated knowledge of charter schools.

If the Board chooses to increase the number of persons on the DAC, it shall ensure that the number of parents appointed exceeds the number of representatives from the group with the next highest representation.

Members of the DAC will serve terms of two year(s). The DAC shall select a parent representative to serve as chair or co-chair, who shall serve terms of two year(s). The DAC shall also establish a schedule of meetings and adopt general rules for its operation.

Adopted  August 1997

Revised:  November 2016