The La Mesa-Spring Valley School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. The district prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, nationality, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital or parental status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Complaints alleging unlawful discrimination may be filed using the district’s Uniform Complaint Procedures. (BP 0410 BP 1312.3)
The La Mesa-Spring Valley Board of Education announces a vacancy on the Board. In accordance with Education Code 5091, the Board will receive applications for provisional appointment from June 21, 2017, through 4:45 p.m. on July 24, 2017. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, reside within the boundaries of the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District, be a United States citizen, and a registered voter (Education Code 35107). The appointee shall assume all powers and responsibilities as a member of the La Mesa-Spring Valley Board of Education from the date of appointment through December 2018. The Secretary of the Board must receive applications no later than 4:45 p.m. on July 24, 2017.
At the regularly scheduled Board meeting of Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., the Board shall review applications and a maximum of eight candidates will be selected for final interview at a special Board meeting on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Board meetings are held in the Boardroom at 4750 Date Avenue, La Mesa.
Each candidate shall have three minutes at the special meeting of the La Mesa-Spring Valley Board of Education on August 3, 2017, to present qualifications for appointment, followed by questions from Board members. The Board then shall publicly discuss the qualifications of candidates and make its selection, following Robert's Rules of Order. The special Board meeting of Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., shall be held at the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District Warren T. Hogarth Education Service Center, 4750 Date Avenue, La Mesa.
Applications and information may be obtained at the Warren T. Hogarth Education Service Center, the La Mesa Public Library, the Spring Valley Public Library, or online.
Parents and guardians of students who were in grades 3 - 8 during the 2015-2016 school year should have received a Student Score Report in the mail. The Student Score Report details results from the Smarter Balanced Assessments taken during Spring 2016. The California Department of Education has published a Test Score Guide and video that help explain information in the report. Parents and guardians who did not receive a report should contact the school office.