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.

    Components of the School Improvement Plan:

    • Early Warning Indicators
    • School Report Card
    • K-12 Comprehensive Reading Plan
    • Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
    • Response to Intervention (MTSS/RtI) Plan
    • Social & Emotional Learning Plan (SEL)  
    • School-Wide Positive Behavior Plan (SPBP)  
    • Attendance Plan 
    • School Counseling Plan
    • Equity Plan
    • Best Practices in Inclusive Education (BPIE)  
    • SAC Documentation
    • Cognia eProve Survey Results
    • Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Plan   

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  • 2022/23 Meetings and Agendas

    Date Time Location Agenda Minutes
    September 15, 2022 2:15 PM Media Center September Agenda September Minutes
    October 13, 2022 5:45 PM Cafeteria October Agenda October Minutes
    November 17, 2022 5:45 PM Media Center November Agenda November Minutes
    December 22, 2022 6:15 PM Media Center December Agenda December Minutes
    January 26, 2023 2:15 PM Media Center January Agenda January Minutes
    February 23, 2023 5:45 PM Media Center February Agenda February Minutes 
    March 23, 2023
    April 21, 2023 2:15 PM Media Center April Agenda April Minutes (Awaiting Approval)
    May 19, 2023 2:15 PM Media Center May Agenda May Minutes

  • SAC Team Members

    Full Name


    Full Name


    Arleen Calloway


    Patricia Pineda

    ESE Rep

    Barbara Collins


    Angelea Pitts


    Dawn Forsberg

    BTU Steward

    Erika Porras

    ESOL Rep

    Robert Horton

    Business Partner

    Danielle Smith


    Curryann Kennedy

    Gifted Rep

    Yahira Tamayo

    SAC Chair

    Antonio Lamb


    Denise Travieso


    Mariela Loarte 

    IZ Rep

    Shaneka Walstine

    SAC Secretary

    Mariela Loarte


    Joann Simmons


  • Policies and By-Laws

    The name of this Council shall be the School Advisory Council.

    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