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School Accountability Committee (SAC)

What is the STEM School Highlands Ranch Accountability Committee?

It’s parents, teachers, community, it’s YOU! In Colorado, it is a statutory requirement for every school to have a School Accountability Committee, SAC. The purpose of the SAC is to inform, encourage and provide opportunities for parent and community members to be involved in the planning and evaluation of the school’s instructional program and quality improvement processes. The SAC makes recommendations concerning the School’s performance, improvement, priority improvement, or turnaround plan, and meets to discuss implementation of the School’s plan and other progress pertinent to STEM's accreditation contract with the Board of Education.

The SAC makes recommendations to the principal for prioritizing spending of school money. Educating our children is a partnership between families and educators; the STEM SAC is a great forum for parents to be involved in their children’s school.The SAC welcomes all parents and community members to attend their meetings to learn more about the “business” of educating our students.

SAC normally meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6-8pm, in THE SYNK (Middle School Room 113). 

View this brief video by Douglas County School District to learn more about SAC: Thinking About Joining Your SAC?


SAC Committee Members


Lauren Pickett
Principal Representative
Dr. Karen Johnson
Vice Chair
Kelly Reyna
Teacher Representative
Deborah Marshall, Karen Ramon
Amy Winans
PTO Representative
Erin Gomez
DAC Representative
Tom Wendling
Community Representative
Susan Mays
Parent Representative
Ed Spencer



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8773 Ridgeline Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129