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.

Click here to visit the GC website for more information.

Governing Council Members (

Annita Wozniak

Shunta Lewis

Laura Richardson

Sara Zimmerman

Tamara 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

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