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DSA Principal Advisory Committee 
The purpose of the Principal Advisory Council is to bring parents, school employees, students and community members together to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's perspectives and share ideas for increasing student achievement and performance. The members of the Principal Advisory Council are accountable to the constituents they serve and shall: 
  • Maintain a school-wide perspective on issues;
  • Act as a link between the school and the community;
  • Encourage the engagement of parents and other stakeholders within the school community; and
  • Work to increase student achievement and performance through transparent operations and shared best practices.  

 2018-2019 PAC Members
Ms. Susan McCauley - Principal
(Term Expiration) 
PAC Email:
Ms. S. Beth Williams - DSA Staff (Sept. 2020)
Dr. Michael Bell - DSA Staff  (Sept. 2019) - Vice Chair
Ms. Shevondah Leslie - DSA Parent (Sept. 2019) Corresponding Secretary
Ms. Cynetta Freeman - DSA Parent  (Sept. 2020) - Chair
Ms.  Dwan Johnson - DSA Parent (Sept. 2019)
Dr. Shoshana Dayanim Agishtein - DSA Parent (Sept. 2020) Recording Secretary
PAC Meetings, Agendas, Summary of Actions, and Minutes
Minutes and Agendas
October 23, 2017  agenda
October 23, 2017 minutes
November 14, 2017 agenda
November 14, 2017 minutes
January 9, 2018 agenda
January 9, 2018 minutes
March 6, 2018 agenda
March 6, 2018 minutes 
May 8, 2018  agenda 
May 8, 2018  summary 
October 9, 2018  agenda
October 9, 2018  summary of actions 
October 9, 2018  minutes
November 27, 2018  agenda
November 27, 2018  summary of actions
November 27, 2018  minutes
February 5, 2019     agenda
February 5, 2019      summary of actions
March 26, 2019        agenda
March 26, 2019        minutes
May 21, 2019             agenda
May 21, 2019          summary of actions
May 21, 2019            minutes

K-12 Arts School CAC Information
 Construction Advisory Committee for the       K-12 Comprehensive Arts School
The DSA Construction Advisory Committee (CAC) is an Ad Hoc Committee of the local school council. CACs are in place to act as a community input and feedback mechanism for schools undergoing construction/renovations within the DeKalb County School District.
The CAC for the K-12 Comprehensive Art School is a balanced combination of members from DeKalb Elementary School of the Arts and DeKalb School of the Arts. Each school selected 2 parents from its existing School Councils and one at-large community member. This CAC also includes the 2 schools' principals. 
September 5, 2017 agenda
September 5, 2017 minutes 
December 5, 2017 agenda
December 5, 2017 minutes
November 8, 2018 agenda 
November 8, 2018 minutes 
For questions or concerns regarding the K-12 Comprehensive Arts School project, please email 
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