District Assisting the Community
2012-2013 DAC Meeting Schedule Word | PDF
What is District Assisting the Community? (DAC)
A volunteer organization of parents and staff from TUSD schools
as well as private and parochial schools that receive Title I funds.
How is the DAC structured?
The DAC consists of a District Council that meets monthly and
whose function is to:
- Carry out the Parent Involvement mission of "No Child Left
Behind Act of 2001" by "affording parents substantial and
meaningful opportunities to participate in the education of
their children." (No
Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), P.L. 107-110, SEC. 1001).
- Support and facilitate parent leadership development.
- Participate in the planning, development, operation and evaluation
of Title I projects.
- Advise the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board and
Superintendent on matters pertaining to Title I.
How are DAC representatives selected?
The DAC voting member may be a parent, family member of interested
school community member selected by the community representative,
family liaison, parent leadership group (PTO, PTSO, PTA), school
principal, or leadership team.
What are the duties of the District Assisting the Community
- Monthly participation in DAC meetings and activities
- Bringing information to the school through the school site
leadership team and organizations such as PTO, PTSO, and PTA
- Taking school responses and concerns back to the DAC on a