I have also coordinated a division-level assessment and see opportunities for the district to be more strategic in feedback collection and transparency. Every Wednesday night at 6 p.m., I host town hall meetings where students, parents and teachers can attend, ask questions, and express their viewpoints. Baron News is an online, video, and printed publication operated entirely by students of Fountain Valley High School. E.O.R.E. Students, parents, and teachers can learn more about me through my social media platforms. One issue is the lack of transparency on the current board. As a leader of county and state wide school board associations I have acquired skills and made contacts that enable me to advocate locally and in Sacramento for the students of HBUHSD. Spencer Hagaman for HB Union High School District 2020 - Online Contributions by eFundraising Connections If you have no occupation or employer, do not leave blank. COVID-19 has made many pre-existing equity issues clearer. I have the most experience of any candidate. COVID-19 Communication-Huntington Beach Union High School District March 12, 2020 March 12, 2020 ehsadmin The Edison High School Chargers Softball game schedule has been postponed until further notice due to the COVID-19 (CoronaVirus) concerns. I am also a small business owner in the community. school. (Medical Education) California College of Podiatric Medicine. At the school level, I believe there must be an increase in assistance programs for students to broaden their opportunities for their post-secondary education. The District has been able to plan for, have financing in place for and receive approval to replace the original pools at Edison, Fountain Valley and Marina High Schools. However, I see it as the board and the district’s responsibility to be transparent and to communicate as much as possible. The Executive Director of Special Education is a credentialed school psychologist. Also, during our “virtual only” fall semester start, Golden West College is encouraging students to consider taking afternoon on-line GWC courses at no cost. The five-member HBUHSD Board is currently composed of trustees Susan Henry, Michael Simons, Bonnie Castrey, Diana Carey and Duane Dishno. I not only understand the scope, size, and the major enterprise that this District is, but have and will continue to provide balanced policy direction to support its students, staff, families and community. An increase to these resources would help improve schools’ environment to help better the learning of students. I have previously served as Co-Chair on the School Site Council at Ocean View HS. Mental Health: Healthy students, both physically and mentally, make for better education and, thus, a better society. The District will need that experience as we navigate the looming budget shortfall that is the result of the Covid induced recession. * Huntington Beach Union High School District Susan Henry. 2 Huntington Beach Union High School District Instructional Aide Special Education interview questions and 1 interview reviews. COVID-19 will not be disappearing anytime soon and we will need to proactively think about what the next year or two will look like. Partnership with Golden West College to provide Dual Enrollment courses which allow the credits earned to apply both to high school diploma requirements and college graduation requisites. Compare pay for popular roles and read about the team’s work-life balance. As a Multi-Tiered System of Supports model district HBUHSD has prioritized student wellness and mental health awareness by providing support through our Mental Health Services. Additionally I have represented the HBUHSD at the state level as a Delegate, Director, and President-elect, President and Past President of the California School Boards Association. A safe return to school during the Covid-19 pandemic: This issue is by far the most immediate and crucial that the Board and District has ever faced. The District will be facing a severe budget shortfall over the next few years which necessitates someone that can see the “big picture”. As a Board Member, I want to empower the voices of my Latinx/Hispanic community as well as be a stepping stone for others to join in on the conversation to create a better environment for our HBUHSD community. The second issue is the breakdown in communication and the top-down governing model on the current board. We should be assessing who is at the table when decisions are made. COVID-19 made it clear that stronger communication, active collection of feedback, and more empathetic and collaborative leadership was needed. Voters can visit my website at www.spencerhagaman.com, follow our campaign on Facebook, email me personally at spencerchagaman@gmail.com or even call/text me at (714) 293-3572. I am running because: I believe in the power of collective voice in all levels of leadership. Which one? I have spent over a decade as an educator focused on empowering communities through my work at colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations. I have two daughters who attend HBHS, and are a part of the APA Dance program and Model United Nations. I continued as a motivational guest speaker at other schools in the district for the next 30 years. COVID-19: We need to bring students back to the classroom safely and responsibly so as to provide the highest quality education while protecting students, teachers, and the entire community. For example, if the district makes decisions based on survey data, the process for data collection and results should be clear. Whether as a Board Member or as constituent of HBUHSD, I will continue to work in order to create a better community for all our residents. Nine candidates have pulled papers; four have qualified. I am running for Huntington Beach Union High School District Board of Trustees to help create a more inclusive environment where students, parents, teachers, and staff can voice their concerns and questions about new policies and regulations being written. California College of Podiatric Medicine; M.S. The time is now for a board that is equipped to address inequity, is willing to talk about anti-racism, and understands the complexity of systemic issues. I believe I am that person and humbly ask for your vote and the opportunity to serve our students and our community. How our schools’ function has the potential to have ripple effects for generations. One issue is the lack of transparency on the current board. Being the father of four graduates of the H.B.U.H.S.D, one of whom has been a high school teacher for 16 years in addition to having been a varsity coach, I understand the challenges that our current students and teachers face on a daily basis. I understand Our school district is participating in the 1Million Project. For occupation use general terms such as 'manager', 'homemaker', or 'none.' school. The Executive Director of Special Education is a credentialed school psychologist. Vocational Learning: Education is more than just the classroom; it is about the future. * Dan Ma. During my campaign, I have also hosted open office hours via Zoom and am available to connect with voters who have additional questions. As a member of the board, I will advocate for digital and physical accessibility for our students with disabilities. The top-down process has been used in allocating resources to schools when it should be bottom-up, meaning starting with the teachers and staff to then the Board. CTE is now a multiyear sequence of courses that combine academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to prepare students for the work place or college, if they choose. As someone who works in higher education, I also recognize that the pathway after high school graduation could be made much clearer. COVID-19 will not be disappearing anytime soon, and we will need to proactively think about what the next year or two will look like. CTE is now a multiyear sequence of courses that combine academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to prepare students for the workplace or college if they choose. There is a need for more representation on the Board as well as people on the Board and in other positions in HBUHSD who must cater to the needs of our community. Contact her on Twitter @zapkanre. 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