Local School Advisory Team

Local School Advisory Team (LSAT)

The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is a group of parents, teachers, staff, and a community member (optional) who advise the principal on decisions that affect the school community. Every DCPS school has an LSAT. Meetings are public and all are invited to observe and speak.

2022-23 LSAT Members

  • Chair: David Alpert
  • Parent members: Shailee Adinolfi, Fatou Liddell,
    Marissa Piropato, Liz Lowry (PTA President)
  • Staff members: Angela Cirillo, Cody Eickmeyer,
    Carolyn Fogarty, Lisa Juriga, Lina Kim, Nikita Mehta
  • Community member: Debra Olson

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2022-2023 LSAT Meetings


Date and Time

Meeting Link

Agenda Topics


September 27, 2022
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Election of officers
Meeting norms, dates
Priorities for the year

October 25
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Continuous School Plan
Safe Routes to School
Math enrichment
Francis-Stevens MS

November 29
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Enrollment projections
Class sizes
Staffing model

December 20
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Safe Routes to School
Impact of budget bills
Priorities survey
Francis-Stevens events

February 7, 2023
5:30 – 6:30 pm
Mid-year assessments
Survey results
February 28
5:00 – 6:00 pm

2023-24 budget
(Closed meeting)

None (closed meeting)
March 28
5:00 – 6:00 pm

Mid-year assessments
Boundary study
Budget updates
Maintenance issues

April 25
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Meeting canceled
May 30
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Comprehensive School Plan updates
Budget updates; priorities for funding