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88 W. Highbanks Rd.
DeBary, FL 32713
(386) 575-4230
(386) 968-0021 fax
    School Advisory Council

    ​​SAC Meetings

    The School Advisory Council (SAC) meets each month with the Principal and SAC Chair.  All parents and community members are invited to attend our meetings at 2:30 p.m. at the DeBary Elementary Media Center on the dates listed below. If you are interested in becoming a member of our SAC committee this school year, please contact Nicole Strocchia, (386)-668-3530,  

    Debary Elementary SAC Meeting Dates 2020-2021:​

    October 15, 2020

    November 12 ,2020

    December 10, 2020

    January 14, 2021

    February 11, 2021

    March 11, 2021

    April 8, 2021

    May 6, 2021

    All meetings are held in the Art Room at 3:00 pm.

    ​Attendance at the SAC meetings is extremely important.

    What is SAC?

    By law, every school in Florida must have a School Advisory Council (SAC). This council consists of teachers, support personnel, parents, and community members. Fifty-one percent (51%) of the council must not be employed by the school. The School Advisory Council:

    • assists in the preparation and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan
    • assists in the preparation of the annual school budget
    • decides how funds for school improvement will be spent
    • assists in prioritizing the needs of the school
    • assists in developing strategies to improve the areas of need
    • adheres to the Sunshine Law

    SAC Members

    The people on this list represent the diverse ethnic, racial, and economic community served by this school. At least fifty-one percent (51%) of the SAC are parents and community members not employed at this school. At least one member represents support personnel who are employed at this school site.

    Elected Members:

    • Nicole Strocchia, Teacher/Chairman
    • Joanna Brown, Parent
    • Ken Dietzel (Armor Academy), Business Partner
    • Stephanie Fasking, Parent
    • Leslie Frazee​, Principal
    • Nancy Hatch, Teacher
    • Pam Howard, Teacher
    • Shannon Mandese, Community Member
    • Chad Miller, Assistant Principal
    • Stephanie Philyaw, Community Member
    • Alfredo Ruiz, Community Member
    • Darius Kelley, Community Member
    • Gernelle Bokuniewicz, Community Member​
    • Melissa Grubbs​; Parent
    • Delaney Lehman, DeBary Parks and Recreation​
    • Chrysti Ayers, Parent​
    • Alexis Simko, Teacher


    • Work with parents, staff, administrators and other community representatives to assist in development of a School Improvement Plan to improve the performance of ALL students.
    • Participate regularly in School Advisory Council (SAC) meetings.
    • Participate in activities and training related to learning about the school improvement process.
    • Serve as a communication link between the SAC, the community and the school.
    • Participate in efforts to encourage support for the goals of the school.