VIDEO. From the Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD) Trustees’ meeting on Thursday, December 13th, 2022 as an in person meeting.
Pilarcitos High School and Alternative Education’s Principal, James Barnes, presents.
The Cabrillo Unified School District Governing Board and the staff have returned to hosting Regular Board meetings in-person. These meetings are open to the public. At this time, face masks are highly recommended for all attendees while inside the building.
The Governing Board will hold its Regular Board meeting on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at Cunha Intermediate School Multipurpose Room, 600 Church Street, Half Moon Bay.
Governing Board Meeting are Broadcast Live on PacificCoast.TV.
If available, meeting recordings will be uploaded to the CUSD YouTube channel in the next few days following the meeting.
Individuals who require special accommodations (Spanish interpreter, accessible seating, documentation in an accessible format, etc.) should contact the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent at email@example.com no later than 48 hours preceding the meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENTS GUIDELINES
There are two ways in which members of the public may provide comments as part of a Cabrillo Unified School District Governing Board remote meeting:
1. Submit Written Comments in Advance:
Members of the public wishing to provide comments in advance of the meeting may submit a Public Comments form at bit.ly/cusdcomments. Written comments will be accepted from when the agenda is posted up to 8:00 am on the day of the meeting. Comments will be read out loud by the Board President or a Designee. Written comments should be limited to no more than 300 words; longer comments might not be shared publicly during the meeting. However, all comments received, whether or not they are shared publicly during the meeting, will be made available to all Board members and the public.
2. Provide Comments In-Person During Meeting:
Members of the public wishing to speak in person during the meeting should submit a “Request to Address the Board” slip to the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent prior to the introduction of the item. For meeting facilitation, please submit the slip at your earliest possible convenience. Upon recognition by the President of the Board, please come to the podium and identify yourself prior to speaking. Individuals are given up to three (3) minutes to speak. However, with Board consent, the President may increase or decrease the time allowed, depending on the topic and the number of persons wishing to be heard. The Administrative Assistant will keep the time
The Cabrillo Unified School District School Governing Board is comprised of five school board members who are elected by the local community. The role of the school board is to provide leadership and oversight of the district. The Board ensures that the district is responsive to the values, beliefs, and priorities of the community.
The term of office for school board members elected in regular elections is four years, beginning on the second Friday in December after their election. The board meets at least once a month at the District Office, 498 Kelly Avenue, Half Moon Bay. Meetings are open to the public and are usually held on Thursday nights at 6 pm. A portion of the board meeting consists of a “closed” session for the purpose of discussing confidential matters, such as personnel or student issues.
District Board of Trustees:
CARMEN DANIELClerkTerm: 2022-2026
|MARY BETH ALEXANDER
What District Area do I belong to?
CUSD residents can visit this map and type in their address to learn which Trustee Area represents them on the CUSD Governing Board.
Who is my District Area representative?
Trustee Area A: Carmen Daniel (Term expires: 2026)
Trustee Area B: Kimberly Hines (Term expires: 2024)
Trustee Area C: Lizet Cortes (Term expires: 2026)
Trustee Area D: Sophia Layne (Term expires: 2024)
Trustee Area E: Mary Beth Alexander (Term expires: 2026)
What does the School Board do?
The Board works with the Superintendent to fulfill its major responsibilities, which includes:
- Setting the direction for the district
- Establishing an effective and efficient organizational structure for the district
- Providing support to the Superintendent and staff
- Ensuring accountability to the public for the performance of the district’s school
- Providing community leadership and advocacy on behalf of students, the district’s educational program, and public education
- Ensuring that the district is meeting its commitments to parents/guardians, all members of the community, employees, the state of California, laws pertaining to education, and established policies of the district
Governing Board Committees & Assignments
|Committees and Assignments||Board Member(s)|
|San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization||Kimberly Hines / Mary Beth (Backup)|
|Career Technical Education Advisory Committee||Sophia Layne / Mary Beth Alexander|
|City-District (2+2) Committee||Sophia Layne / Kimberly Hines|
|CSBA & Legislative Action Representatives||Sophia Layne / Kimberly Hines|
|District English Learner Advisory Committee||Lizet Cortes / Carmen Daniel|
|Environmental Sustainability Committee||Lizet Cortes / Mary Beth Alexander|
|Budget Advisory Committee||Mary Beth Alexander / Carmen Daniel|
|Latino Round Table||Lizet Cortes / Sophia Layne|
|Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) Alliance||Mary Beth Alexander / Sophia Layne|
|San Mateo County School Board Association||Sophia Layne / Mary Beth Alexander|
Updated: December 14, 2022
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
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