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DEBARY ELEMENTARY
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, nsstrocc@volusia.k12.fl.us.  

    Debary Elementary SAC Meeting Dates 2018-2019 School Year

    September 12, 2019

    October 10,2019

    November 14,, 2019

     December 12, 2019

    January 9, 2020

    February 13, 2020

    March 12, 2020

    April 9, 2020

    May 14, 2020

    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
    • Alisa Fedigan, Principal
    • Nancy Hatch, Teacher
    • Pam Howard, Teacher
    • Shannon Mandese, Community Member
    • Chad Miller, Assistant Principal
    • Stephanie Philyaw, Parent
    • Alfredo Ruiz, Community Member
    • Marlena St. John, Community Member
    • Darius Kelley
    • Gernelle Bokuniewicz
    • Megan Turek, Parent
    • Melissa Grubbs​

    Expectations

    • 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.