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The establishment of a District Accountability Advisory Committee (DAAC) is one aspect of educational accountability in the state of Colorado that allows for the input of parents, educators, administrators, and the community in establishing clearly defined statewide academic performance objectives.


Membership on the DAAC will include at least one member of each school’s School Advisory Committee (SAC), at least two teachers who is employed by the school district, at least one school administrator who is employed by the school district, one representative from the Board of Education, one representative from the District’s Financial Advisory Committee (FAC), and at least one person who is involved in business in the community within the school district boundaries.


Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month, September through May, from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM.

For the 2018-2019 school year, the first meeting will be held on September 26, 2018


The DAAC shall have the following responsibilities:

Review of:

  • Mill Levy Funds and distribution
  • School and district performance results
  • Student perception survey results
  • Unified Improvement Plans (UIP's)
  • Charter School implementation
  • Gifted and Talented programming
  • District School Safe Plan
  • District revised budget at mid-year
  • Personalized Competency Based Learning (PCBL)
  • School Calendars

In addition, the DAAC is charged with the development and implementation of a Parent Survey with results shared with the Board of Education. The DAAC provides the Board of Education with a mid-year report and a year-end report.

To volunteer please contact your school principal or the Student Services Office:

Heather Pyeatt
Phone: 247-5411, ext. 1461
Email: hpyeatt@durangoschools.org


Common Documents

DAAC Minutes


DAAC Agendas