Collaborative School Committee

The Collaborative School Committee (CSC) is a state-required governing body comprised of elected members to include parent representatives, students, teachers, staff, and community members. The main purposes of the CSC are to enhance student achievement and school climate, provide strategic direction in support of the school’s mission, be in compliance with necessary laws, and hold public meetings. Members of Northfield High School’s CSC provide guidance in the development of the Unified School Improvement Plan, budget, marketing and community outreach, and overall school design. CSC meetings are held quarterly in Building 5, Room 119, 5:30-7 p.m., on the following dates:

  • Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Jan. 24, and April 25

Principal Search Information


Jan. 10 – Ms. Bringedahl’s retirement announcement
Jan. 10 – CSC Meeting #1 – meet with Executive Director of NDIZ, review and approve hiring timeline
Jan. 13 – Job posting goes live
Jan. 18 – CSC Meeting #2 – create stakeholder survey, develop interview protocol, DPS HR training
Jan. 24 – CSC Meeting #3 – review survey, timeline review
Jan. 31 – Approve updated timeline; Review proposed interview protocol; CSC reviews resumes
Review survey data and name qualities of leader
Feb. 7 – Select interview members; Approve interview protocol; CSC resume reviews continue; Decides on candidates or course of action; Community forum moderator discussion
Week of Feb. 13 – Interviews
Feb. 21 – Community Forum, 5 p.m. @ Northfield
Week of Feb. 28: Candidate(s) meets with Superintendent
July 1, 2023 – New Principal start date – new hire will work with Ms. Bringedahl & serve at co-principals
July 1, 2024 – New Principal solo start


The following are CSC members for the 2022-23 academic year:

Abigail Cox – Teacher
Codie Egart – Principal Appointed
Deena Su – Parent, 11th
Darlene Rosas – Staff Support
Gerald Avent – School Counselor
Jill Levy – Parent, 12th
Johanna Zablocki – Teacher
Keith Montoya – Community Member
Krista Meikle – Parent, 10th
Reina Cruz – Teacher
Richard Fisher – Parent, 11th
Sarah Bartles – Parent, 9th
Tarah Buckner – Staff Support
Carla Lewis – Parent, 9th
Asherah Adler-Eldridge – Student, 12th
Alysa Herron – Student, 10th

See below for more detailed information about the work the CSC does.

Major Improvement Strategies

Meeting Agendas, Minutes