Governing Council (GC)

Governing Council (GC) is the decision making body responsible for the day to day operations of Verona Area Core Knowledge Charter School (CKCS) in accordance with the Verona Area School District (VASD) Core Knowledge Charter. The charter contract is between VASD and Parents Advocating Student Success, Inc. (PASS) to operate CKCS. Functions of Governing Council include, but are not limited to budget allocations, capital expenditures, grant proposals; personnel; curriculum; assessments; CKCS policies and procedures; direct committee responsibilities; goals and future of CKCS.

There are eight voting council members. Five of the eight members will be parents of children in school. The remaining three members include CKCS Director, one CKCS teacher representative, and one representative from Badger Ridge Middle School. There are also two non-voting community representatives on the Governing Council.

 Governing Council Bylaws (PDF)



August 14, 2017
September 11, 2017
October 9, 2017 November 20, 2017 December 11, 2017

Times & Locations

During the school year: 6:30 PM on the second Monday of the month
• November 2017: Nov. 20th 6:30 - 8:30 PM at the Verona Library
December 2017 - March 2018: 6:30 - 8:30 PM at the Verona Library April and May 2018: 6:30 - 8:30 PM at the The Boys and Girls Club

Everyone is welcome to attend these public meetings.
Please email to confirm the exact location of the meeting if you plan to attend. 

Governing Council Members

Annita Wozniak

Shunta Lewis

Laura Richardson

Sara Zimmerman

Tamera Gunwall
K-8 Parent/Teacher Representative

Charles Gleason
K-8 Parent Representative

Joleen Rau
Community Representative

Erin Marriott
Community Representative

Badger Ridge Middle School Representative

View the 2016-17 CKCS Data Sheet to find contact information for all Governing Council (GC), Parent Round Table (PRT) and Parents Advocating Student Success (PASS) officers.