November 13, 2018

Good Evening,

I am speaking tonight out of concern on an issue I have learned about through speaking with employees at multiple school sites:  Staff Safety.

Across at least a handful of sites, aggressive student behavior is adversely impacting the learning environment fo...

July 17, 2018


I speak tonight not from any sense of pleasure but from a perceived sense of duty in my TVEA and community member roles.

I understand speaking about the potential impacts of compensati...

November 14, 2017

Since the most recent School Board Meeting, TVUSD released a bulletin to employees from the Public Information Office titled “Financial FAQ’s:  Are the District’s Financial Problems Solved?

As an employee stakeholder, I read the featured FAQ’s with interest, yet I found...

October 17, 2017

I wanted to share with the entire governing board that over the last week or so, I have had positive conversations with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, and Governing Board President about the future of this school district.

You may be aw...

September 5, 2017

I was unable to attend the July 18 School Board meeting, yet have had the opportunity to speak to various stakeholders related to the Action Items which the board approved, specifically O 7 Governing Board Compensation Increase.

This item came forward at the end of th...

August 15, 2017

Good Evening, I am pleased to be able to share the TVEA Spotlight on the eve of the start to the 2017-18 school year.

There is nothing in education like the anticipation of the start of the school year and Day # 1.  It is time to begin the critical process of teacher...

June 27, 2017

In a few minutes, you will approve the TVUSD LCAP for 2017-18.  This is the culmination of a lengthy and time intensive process this past spring. 

While there undoubtedly has been district progress in collecting and utilizing stakeholder input, there are areas in w...

June 13, 2017

May 2017 TVEA Recognitions

TVEA/CTA WHO Awards- We Honor Ours May 12 in Redlands – Regional Two County Event

  1. Lynn Breen, TLES- IAC since 2003

  2. Alan Underwood, VRMS- CTA State Council/Member Engagement

  3. Peter Ricchio, DMS TVEA Utility Player and Longevity Re...

May 30, 2017

The board is to be commended for taking the extra time to dissect, study, and advise on 2017-18 TVUSD LCAP.

I know tonight you are to make some decisions regarding LCAP that are difficult for you and other district stakeholders.  I know they are hard for you because a...

May 2, 2017

It is impressive how many people have given up their family and personal time tonight to participate in the local control process surrounding LCAP.

 Community stakeholders have consistently spoken to the importance of Elementary Visual and Performing Arts and Physical E...

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