News & Announcements

INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM INFORMATION

For the upcoming year, families have two options for instruction, full-time in person or independent study. (Please click on this article for more detailed information.)

SLVUSD BOARD OF TRUSTEES APPOINTS NEW SUPERINTENDENT

Ms. Levine, President, read the following statement during the action item to appoint the new Superintendent.
"The District contracted with Leadership Associates to conduct a nationwide search. As a result, eighteen individuals submitted applications to be considered. Following the competitive search and selection process, I am delighted to announce that Mr. Christopher Schiermeyer has been selected as the new Superintendent of SLVUSD. Chris brings with him an in-depth knowledge of our district, an understanding of our finances, and a comprehension of the management of our campuses. We are fortunate to have him as the new Superintendent of SLVUSD." (Please click on this article to read the Press Release.)

UPDATE ON ALLEGATIONS

Please read the parent letter that was sent out by Superintendent Bruton on April 23, 2021 containing an update regarding the inappropriate behavior allegations by clicking on this article.

SLVUSD Statement Re Allegations of Misconduct

It has recently been brought to our attention that an Instagram site has been set up for survivors of sexual abuse to report their accounts of incidents. SLVUSD takes all reports of sexual harassment, abuse, and misconduct seriously. In light of the recent attention directed to this site, the District has prepared a statement to clarify expectations for personnel and reporting. (Please click on this article to access the District Statement.)

TITLE IX REPORTING INFORMATION

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”) is a federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination in all educational programs and activities, including athletic programs. No person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any educational program or activity operated by the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District. Title IX protects all participants in the District’s educational programs and activities, including students, parents, employees, and job applicants. The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex. Discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment and sexual violence.

In addition to Title IX, the California Education Code prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in schools. (California Education Code § 220-221.1) Other state and federal laws also prohibit discrimination and ensure equality in education. (Please click on this article to access the REPORTING FORM.)

SLVUSD ANNOUNCES SAFE SCHOOLS REOPENING PLANS

Dr. Laurie Bruton, Superintendent, sent out a parent letter on Saturday, February 20, 2021 providing information regarding the plan to safely reopen schools. (To read the parent letter and access other important information regarding the Safe Reopening of Schools, please click on this article.)
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