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School Advisory Council (SAC)

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 3:00 at the Debary Elementary media center on the dates listed below. If you are interested in becoming a member of our SAC this school year, please contact Pam Bordas,


Debary Elementary SAC Meeting Dates 2023-2024 School Year

September 14th, 2023

October 12th, 2023

November 9th , 2023

 December  14th , 2023

January 11th  , 2024

February 8th, 2024

March 14th , 2024

April 11th , 2024

May 9th , 2024


Attendance at SAC meetings is extremely important.  Two unexcused absences results in removal from SAC membership


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:

  • Pam Bordas, Teacher/Chairman
  • Nicole Strocchia, Teacher
  • Jenn Barber, Support Staff
  • Susan Booth, Parent
  • Vanecia Cassidy, Parent
  • Iam Holm, Parent/Business Partner
  • Danielle Hodges, Parent
  • Stephanie Philyaw, Parent
  • Nicole Pliaconis, Parent
  • Alfred Ruiz, Parent
  • Sara Scott, Parent
  • Brittany Schmidgall, Parent
  • Katelyn Tetreault, Parent
  • Kyle Tetreault, Parent/Business Partner
  • Stacy Gotlib, Principal
  • Ken Dietzel, Business Partner
  • Delaney Lehman, Business Partner
  • Deb Antonio, Community Member
  • Sarah Kelley, Parent


  • 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.