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BOARD BRIEFING


The Board Briefing is intended to highlight Board actions that may be of interest to the general public.

For Board meeting dates, general information, agendas, and minutes, please visit our website at www.slvusd.org.
 
 
 

This Board Briefing represents the Board Meeting of
June 30, 2020.


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At the Special Board Meeting of Tuesday, June 30, 2020, the SLVUSD Board of Trustees met regarding the following AGENDA.

The Board Meeting Minutes from June 3, 2020 were approved by the Board and can be accessed HERE.

The Board Meeting Minutes from June 10, 2020 were approved by the Board and can be accessed HERE.


Other highlights from this meeting are showcased below.
 
JUNE 30, 2020 BOARD MEETING

RESOLUTION #2019-20-50 - IN SUPPORT OF EQUITY AND ANTI-RACISM IN SCHOOLS
 
The Board adopted a resolution in support of the Black Lives Matter and in the movement of freedom, justice, and equality, and in support of the Board of the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District's efforts to develop equitable educational policies and practices that help disrupt the structures of racism. The resolution may be viewed HERE.
 
RESOLUTION #2019-20-51
ORDERING ELECTION, REQUESTING COUNTY ELECTIONS TO CONDUCT THE ELECTION. REQUESTING CONSOLIDATION OF THE ELECTION, AND SPECIFICATIONS OF THE ELECTION ORDER

The Board of Trustees of the San Lorenzo Valley USD must order that an election be called and consolidated with any and all elections. The offices to be selected at-large at the November 3, 2020 election are:  Trustee for Area 3 and Trustee for Area 5. Each term is for four years.

Interested parties should contact the Elections Department at 831-454-2408.

 
 
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS NOT PART OF THE JUNE 30th BOARD MEETING.
 

PRESS RELEASE - SLVUSD BOARD VACANCY

Mr. George Wylie, Trustee of the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District delivered his resignation letter to the Santa Cruz County Office of Education and SLVUSD District Office effective July 1, 2020.
 
"It has been a pleasure beyond words working with the incredible teachers, staff, parents and students of the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District over the last fourteen years. The dedication, hard work and clear vision of every member of this amazing group have been a true inspiration, and one that I will never forget. More importantly, every student will be inspired to reach much further and higher in life as a result of their educational experience at SLV," stated Mr. Wylie in his resignation letter.

The term for Trustee Area 1 ends in November of 2022.

Mr. Wylie was first appointed to the Board in the 2006/2007 school year and has been on the SLVUSD Board of Trustees for fourteen years. He served as the representative for the Boulder Creek / Brookdale / Ben Lomond area (Trustee Area 1). "George Wylie has been a guiding influence on the SLV Board for many years. His contributions to the education of students in SLV has been tremendous," stated Superintendent Dr. Laurie Bruton.

 
The District will be accepting applications for interested parties living in Trustee Area 1 (Boulder Creek / Brookdale / Ben Lomond). Applications are available at the District Office located at 325 Marion Avenue, Ben Lomond or online at www.slvusd.org (and below). All applications MUST be turned in to the attention of the Superintendent's Office by 4:00pm on Thursday, July 23rd. (For questions, please contact Vickie Bergquist at 831-336-5194)
 
The Board of Trustees will hold the interviews for Trustee Area 1 at the regularly scheduled Board Meeting of Wednesday, August 5th during Open Session.
 
PLEASE NOTE:  You MUST reside within the boundaries of Trustee Area 1 to be eligible for this position. The Santa Cruz County Elections Department will need to be contacted to confirm your eligibility.

Trustee Area 1 Application is available HERE
 
SLV Food For Famlies

Through the generosity of the SLV community, the SLV Food for Families campaign raised over $60,000 to share with families in need. Through April, May and June, families from every school who were in need received Safeway gift cards. 

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” - Mr. Rogers
 
A huge THANK YOU to staff, parent, and community members who contributed. You will never know how much it meant to so many, many families. Additional thanks to the SLV Foundation for Education and the SLV staff who distributed cards. Also, we are very grateful for the hard work and dedication from the SLVUSD Student Nutrition Services Team who worked through the COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place.
 
 
The SLVUSD Board of Education

Serving students and families throughout the San Lorenzo Valley
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

From Left to Right:  George Wylie (resigned), Laura Dolson, Mark Becker,  Jacqui Rice, and Gail Levine.

The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District Board of Trustees sets policy for the operation of the District and is responsible for the following general duties:
  • Setting direction for the District
  • Providing a basic organizational structure for the District by establishing policies
  • Ensuring accountability
  • Providing community leadership on behalf of the District and public education
 
 
WORKING TOGETHER TO ENSURE ALL STUDENTS LEARN AND ARE FULLY PREPARED FOR COLLEGE AND CAREER


Our mailing address is:

San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District
325 Marion Avenue
Ben Lomond, CA  95005