Local School Advisory Team

The Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) is made up of teachers, parents, non-instructional staff, the WTU representative, a student, and a community representative. The role of the LSAT at is to advise the principal and SWWHS administration in a number of ways including:

  • Priorities and goals
  • Budget
  • Assessment and implementation of the Comprehensive School Plan
  • Alignment with strategic goals/objectives of DCPS
  • Allocation of school resources including staff
  • School culture and family engagement
  • Other strategic, budget, management issues

The LSAT also has specific, required roles as outlined by the contract with the Washington Teachers Union and the Elementary and Secondary School Education Act (ESEA).

LSAT Members 2016-2017

Parent Co-Chair: Mark Engman
Faculty Co-Chair: Carlton Ackerman


Administration Representatives:

  • Richard Trogisch
  • Sylvia Isaac
  • Simone Anderson

Faculty Representatives:

  • George Reidy
  • Sylvia Kerry
  • Hafsatu Iro
  • Nicholas Bennett
  • Jason Bulluck

Student Representative:

  • Montana Lee

Parent Representatives:

  • Jenny Carson
  • Debra Eichenbaum
  • Austin Nichols
  • Robert Rothman
  • Melody Webb (HSA)

>> Find minutes from previous LSAT meetings here.