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Vacaville Unified School District Governing Board

Overview

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.

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.

Trustee Area Redistricting 

Agendas and Minutes

The agendas for the Vacaville Unified School Board can be found at Agenda Online

Visit our archive for minutes and meetings prior to 2015

Governance Handbook 2018

Superintendent’s Comments/Correspondence

Superintendent Jane Shamieh shared photos and information regarding meal service during Spring Break; the Solano Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Administrators of the Year from VUSD; the March 29 COVID-19 vaccination clinic held at Markham Elementary School; and return of school sports. Mrs. Shamieh also shared a back to school video from Vacaville High School.

 

Student Recognitions

  • Cooper Elementary School Principal La Tonya Cruthird and Assistant Principal Rebecca Pinto recognized students John Mallory and Cassandra Colby, recent winners of the Solano County Office of Education Science and Engineering Fair.
  • Jepson Middle School Principal Ana Farina and Assistant Principal Greg White recognized Outstanding Students Diego Peralta and Bryant Perez Valenzuela.
  • Vacaville High School Principal Adam Wight, Assistant Principal Andrea Kamman, and teacher Corey Lee recognized Outstanding Student Ciera Howse and Outstanding Volunteers Dawn Milsaps, Summyr Fien, and Dina MacDonald.

Public Hearing

Consideration of Buckingham Collegiate Charter Academy Charter Renewal: Assistant Superintendent Sasha Begell presented the VUSD Staff recommendation for approval of Buckingham’s charter renewal. Action on the approval of the renewal petition was held under Action Items at this meeting.

 

Staff Reports and Presentations

  • Solano County Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) Overview: Solano County Assistant Superintendent Andrew Ownby provided an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the County’s SELPA.
  • VUSD Special Education Overview: Director of Special Education Aumrey Moland provided an overview on Special Education policies and practices in the District.
  • Reopening to In-Person Learning Update: Superintendent Shamieh provided information on the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated guidelines regarding in-person learning and graduation ceremony requirements.

Action Items – the following items were approved by the Board:

  1. Adoption of Resolution No. 20, Approval of Buckingham Collegiate Charter Academy Charter Renewal.
  2. Approval of Revised Certificated and Classified Substitute Salary Schedules.
  3. Approval of VUSD Graduation Plan.
  4. Approval of Contract with All County Flooring for the Orchard Elementary School Improvement Project.
  5. Approval of Lease Modification #5 with 1100 Marshall Road Plaza, LLC.
  6. Approval of Contract with Trox (formerly CDI).
Posted 4/2/21

Contact

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

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