SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE

Current SAC Members 

SAC Member: Lumakar Challa

Lumakar Challa  Parent Chair, Term Ends Fall 2025

SAC Member: Tim Ariza

Tim Ariza Parent Member, Term Ends Fall 2024

SAC Member: Kristin Catbagan

Kristin Catbagan Parent Member, Term Ends Fall 2024

SAC Member: Jessica LeNeave

Jessica LeNeave  Parent Member, Term Ends Fall 2025

SAC Member: Therese Morin

Therese Morin Parent Member, Term Ends Fall 2024

SAC Member: Kristen Anderson

Kristen Anderson Staff Member, Term Ends Fall 2025

SAC Member: Lisa Zelinger Cohen

Lisa Zelinger Cohen   Staff Member, Term Ends Fall 2024

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Open Staff Member, Term Ends FA25

Board Liaison to SAC: Lindsey Paquette

Lindsey Paquette, Board Liaison, Term Ends June 2026

School Accountability Committee (SAC) members are typically elected to two-year terms, during which time they work closely with the school's Governance Board to analyze performance and measure progress toward established strategic goals.

committee email: accountability@stargateschool.org

General Expectations for School Accountability Committee (SAC) members 

Members of the Stargate School Accountability Committee are expected to - at minimum - be familiar with the SAC Charter, Stargate Bylaws, Board Policy Book and Communication Pathways

In addition, each SAC member is expected to:

State Mandate

Every school in Colorado must have a School Accountability Committee. It is the SAC's responsibility to monitor the school's academic performance and, at Stargate, to also monitor community opinion on a variety of topics through parent and staff surveys. The Committee gathers raw data, analyzes that data, then makes recommendations to the Board and Administration regarding areas that need improvement and possible methods of driving that improvement.

To better understand state requirements, visit the Colorado Department of Education site.  

Interested in Joining the School Accountability Committee?

Unlike other committees where members can join any time, SAC members are elected. The Committee is expected to be composed of five (5) elected parent members, three (3) elected staff members, and an appointed non-voting Board liaison. Staff members are elected by their peers. Parent members are elected by parent stakeholders. The SAC election is typically held in the fall, usually in September or October. 

Visit the Elections page for information about the elections process at Stargate. Prospective SAC candidates - or anyone interested in learning more about the group - can also plan to attend a SAC meeting. All SAC meetings are open to the public. Contact accountability@stargateschool.org or recruiting@stargateschool.org to learn more.

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