Santa Cruz City Schools is governed by a seven-member Board of Education. Meetings are held twice each month on Wednesdays; locations rotate between school sites and the district office.

Meeting Dates and Locations

Check the district calendar for meeting dates and locations.

Goals and Objectives, 2010-2011

Annually, the district and the Board of Education jointly develop goals and objectives that guide their decisions regarding policy, programs and budget allocations.

Vision Statement – Create and support a learning environment that challenges and enables students to achieve their highest potential.

Core Values – We believe...

  • that every person has intrinsic worth
  • in treating people with dignity and respect
  • that high standards and expectations foster greater achievement
  • that people thrive in safe environments
  • that each of us shares responsibility for the welfare of our community
  • that diversity is an asset in our community
  • that honesty and integrity are essential in building relationships
  • that schools must provide access and equity
  • in the critical role that public schools play in our democracy

Strategic Goals

1.  All SCCS students will be college-ready and will successfully access post secondary educational and career opportunities.

2.  SCCS students will be motivated learners who leave our system as well-rounded citizens with a broad spectrum of interests and abilities.

3.  We will eliminate the achievement gaps that currently exist between demographic groups within the SCCS student community.

4.  We will develop a highly collaborative, professional culture focused on supporting effective teaching.

5.  SCCS will maintain a balanced budget and efficient and effective management.

6.  SCCS will maintain strong communication and partnerships with its diverse community.

 

Board Members

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Ken Wagman
Area I/City of Santa Cruz
Term Expires 2014
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426-8458  

Deb.82Deborah Tracy-Proulx               Board Vice President                  Area  I/City of Santa Cruz

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sheilacoonertySheila Coonerty
Area I/City of Santa Cruz
Term Expires 2016
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454-9449

trujillo.82Steve Trujillo
Area II/Outside City
Term Expires 2014
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251-3329

Claudia Vestal
Board President                                                 Area II/Outside City
Term Expires 2016
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476-1728

cynthia.82Cynthia Hawthorne
Area III/At Large
Term Expires 2014
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pattythreetPatricia  Threet                                                       Area II/Outside City
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Claudia Vestal                                          Area II/Outside City
Term Expires 2016
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476-1728