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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

Assistant Superintendent Sasha Begell provided an update on the work of the District’s Equity Task Force.

 

Closed Session Report Out

President Kitzes reported that the Board approved the appointment of Lauren Krohn Hemje as Child Nutrition Supervisor. Congratulations and welcome Lauren!

 

Student Recognition

Callison Elementary School Principal Jessica Reed and Assistant Principal Kelly Schevenin recognized Outstanding Student Emily Arreola and Outstanding Volunteer Cherita Mauldin.

 

Staff Reports and Presentations

Callison Elementary School Report: Principal Jessica Reed and Assistant Principal Kelly Schevenin provided an overview of the school’s history, mission, and demographics; positive behavior programs, distance learning programs, and school activities; and information on past standardized test scores, attendance, behavior, and English Learner progress.

 

Staff Reports and Presentations

  • Student Discipline - Procedures and Jurisdiction Under the Education Code: Lozano Smith Attorney Dulcinea Grantham presented information on the law around student suspension and expulsion, including addressing discipline for social media and other online activities.
  • COVID-19 and Reopening Schools Update: Superintendent Shamieh provided information on the Governor’s Safe Schools For All Plan and updates on the VUSD safety plan.
  • Budget Update: Assistant Superintendent Kelly Burks provided an update on COVID-19 funding.

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

  1. Discussion of Governing Board Member Vacancy Appointment Process: The Board will conduct candidate interviews at a Special Governing Board Meeting to be held on January 26, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom webinar. The ten candidates will give a 5-minute personal statement, then will be ranked by the Trustees. The top three candidates will be interviewed and a new member seated following the interviews.
  2. Approval of Contract with All Seasons Tree Care, Inc. for the 621 Orchard Avenue and 100 McClellan Street Improvements Projects.
Posted 1/15/21

Contact

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

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