VIDEO. Cabrillo Unified School District’s (CUSD) Superintendent, Sean McPhetridge, summarizes the current state of their crisis budget negotiations. CUSD still needs to cut $2.6 million. The teacher’s union got a zero raise contract, so far, and are very disappointed. They want a fair contract now. The $2.6 cuts need to be identified, the State funds […]
VIDEO. Good news thanks to the passing of parcel tax Measure I. Listen to Cabrillo Unified School District Superintendent (CUSD), Sean McPhetridge, as he presents to the Mid-Coast Community Council (MCC), post Measure I, 11/13/19. Watch the demographers report. CUSD population is dropping. “Right-Sizing” Farallone’s falling population. Sean asks why Moonridge kids are bussed out […]
VIDEO. Proclamation of Hispanic Heritage month honoring “the countless contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to this nation” ~ Sean McPhetridge, new CUSD Superintendent. CUSD is 51% Hispanic. Hispanic Heritage Month goes from Sept 15th t0 Oct 15th, 2019.
VIDEO. Cabrillo Unified School District Financial Overview and Considerations to Inform Mid-Term Financial Solvency. This is complicated and sad. Please watch (or listen) to the video so you understand how CUSD is funded. The building are irrelevant to the budget, comes from another funding source. Do you know how the state funds schools? Why aren’t […]
PODCAST and POWERPOINT. Last week, CUSD Board member, Sophia Layne, and I sat in one of the new library rooms to have a conversation on how school funding works in California and how it affects CUSD. I originally went to CUSD, Head of Finance’s (Crystal Leach) Coffee and Conversation at Farallone Elementary at […]
Coastside Curious with Amy Anderson Interviews CUSD’s Joy Dardenelle Coastside Curious was born in Spring 2017 when Amy Anderson sat down with Joy Dardenelle, Assistant Superintendent of Cabrillo Unified School District. After a few casual conversations about Coastside education, Amy got her mic out. This interview was recorded June 2017. Meet Amy Anderson My name […]
Yuster Interview: Cabrillo Unified School District Superintendent, Jane Yuster, sat down with Michelle Dragony Wed. March 8th, 2017 _____________________________________ Gaytan Interview: Farallone Elementary School Principal, Cesar Gaytan, paraphrased Yuster’s interview, recorded Tues. March 7th, 2017. Immigration is a delicate topic on the coast right now. Jane speaks to the District’s policies on immigration. Jane clearly and concisely lays […]