Vacaville Unified School District

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Agendas and Minutes

In January 2015, agendas for VUSD Board Meetings were moved to a new site:

Go to for minutes of meetings in 2014 and earlier.

2017 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held at the ESC Board Room at 6:30 p.m.

  • January 12
  • January 28 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • February 2
  • February 16
  • March 2
  • March 10 (Special Closed Session Meeting 1:00 p.m.)
  • March 16
  • March 30 (Governing Board Workshop 5:30 p.m.)
  • April 13
  • May 4
  • May 18
  • June 13 (Governing Board Workshop 5:30 p.m.)
  • June 15
  • June 29
  • July 13
  • August 10
  • August 25 (Governing Board Workshop 5:00 p.m.)
  • September 7
  • September 9 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • September 12 (Governing Board Workshop 5:30 p.m. Markham Elementary School)
  • September 21
  • September 30 (Governing Board Workshop 9:00 a.m.)
  • October 5
  • October 19
  • November 2
  • November 16
  • December 7 (Organizational Meeting)

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Welcome to the Board of Education

The Vacaville Unified School District Governing Board consists of seven members. School Board elections are held on even-numbered years, with members elected to serve staggered four-year terms.


Basic functions of the Board are to establish the policies by which the schools of the District are to be administered and to select the Superintendent and staff who will implement those policies. The Board shall be responsible for the organization and operation of the District in conformity with the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education, and the laws of the State and Federal Government.


Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings:


Board meetings will be held at the VUSD Educational Services Center located at 401 Nut Tree Drive and are generally held the first and third Thursday of each month. During the months of January, February, July, and December there is only one meeting due to school breaks/holidays. Also, during the month of June the meetings will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays. Special meetings are called as needed. Please call the superintendent's Office at 453-6101 to verify meeting dates, times and locations.

Contacting VUSD Board Members

Michael Kitzes

- President -

Shawn Windham

- Vice President -


Sherie Mahlberg

- Clerk -

Shelley Dally

John Jansen

Tracee Stacy

Whit Whitman

Contact the Board Members:

Board Members may be contacted by email or by postal mail:

VUSD Board of Education
401 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, CA 95687

or by fax at (707) 453-7114


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Public Hearing

Determination of Sufficient Textbooks and Instructional Materials for Vacaville Unified School District Schools: Comments from the floor were invited regarding the sufficiency of textbooks and instructional material at all schools within VUSD. No comments from the floor were heard. Action on the sufficiency of textbooks and instructional materials was held under New Business.


Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

Superintendent Jane Shamieh presented the district’s annual report, providing an overview of school program initiatives; demographic and enrollment trends; budget and staffing; standardized test scores; district LCAP goals and outcomes; Measure A projects; and CTE pathways.


New Business – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Approval of the Vacaville Unified School District 2017 Governance Handbook.
  2. Approval of Resolution No. 4, 2017-18, Authorizing Instructor to Teach in Departmentalized Classes.
  3. Approval of Resolution No. 5, 2017-18, Authorizing Instructor to Teach in Grades 5 to 8 per Education Code 44258.2.
  4. Approval of Resolution No. 6, 2017-18, Determination of Sufficient Textbooks/Instructional Materials for All Schools in the Vacaville Unified School District.
  5. Approval of Resolution No. 7, 2017-18, Recognizing Red Ribbon Week.
  6. Approval of Resolution No. 8, 2017-18, Recognizing Week of the School Administrator, October 9-13, 2017.
  7. Approval of Agreement with Landmark Modernization Contractors for the Sierra Vista K-8 New Multi-Purpose Building Project.

Governance Handbook 2017