Voice in San Juan Unified

  • San Juan Unified is a large school district serving a diverse community and individual learner needs. A variety of committees are convened each year to help review and advise both staff and the Board of Education on critical issues. 
     
    Applications for the Curriculum, Standards, Instructional and Student Services or Facilities committees can be completed online or paper application may be printed and returned via email, postal mail or fax. 
     
    Applications for the Citizen's Bond Oversight committee can be completed online.
     
    Applications for the Local Control and Accountability Plan Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) can be completed online.
     
    Applications for the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) for Special Education can be completed online.
     
    Applications for the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Committee can be completed online. 
Committee Purpose Who Can Join How are Members Selected Current Members How often does it meet?
Bond Citizens Oversight Committee (COC) The COC reviews expenditures under community approved facilities bonds (Measure J and Measure N) and issues quarterly reports on progress under each initiative. Parents and community members Appointment is by application and approval of the Board of Education Tim Slape (chair), Elizabeth Colegrove (vice chair), Lynn Castiaux, Tom Follett, Rebecca Kirk, Kyle Knight, Karen McMillen Quarterly
Curriculum, Standards, Instructional, and Student Services Committee (C&S) The C&S committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of Education on educational programs, standards and assessments; graduation and course requirements; textbook adoptions; and policies on student behavior and discipline. Parents and community members Each member of the Board of Education appoints two individuals to serve on the committee. Linda Thelen (Costa); Myel Jenkins, Chair (Costa); Ewa Firl (Hernandez); Susan Olsen (Hernandez); Phromlak Sakpichaimongkol (Villescaz); Veronica Schwalbach (Villescaz); Jennifer Morgan (McKibbin); John Stockett (McKibbin); Mary Beth Barber (Creason); Kennard Harris (Creason) First and third Wednesday of each month
District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) DELAC provides guidance and input on issues related to the delivery of instruction and services for English language learners Interested parents and community members Membership is open to interested parents of English language learners. There is a cap on the committee size. Members are nominated by their school site's ELAC (English Learner Advisory Committee). Monthly
Facilities Committee The Facilities Committee reviews issues at the direction of the board of education relating to the district’s facilities. The committee issues recommendations to the Board of Education. Parents and community members Each member of the Board of Education appoints two individuals to serve on the committee Vacant (Costa); Tina Cooper (Costa); Melinda Avey (Hernandez); Steve Ward (Hernandez); Anderson Berry, Chair (McKibbin); Fedros Yavrom (McKibbin); Fred Latu (Creason); Maggie Cooper (Creason); Ashley Freer (Villescaz); Lupita Alcala (Villescaz) First Tuesday of each month
Local Control and Accountability Plan Parent Advisory Committee (LCAP PAC) The committee consults and provides advice to the Board of Education on matters pertaining to the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) with the goal of improving the performance of unduplicated English learner, low-income, and foster youth students as well as the performance of all students in the state priority areas. The committee consists of parents or legal guardians of pupils enrolled in the district, and students enrolled in the district with an emphasis on parents, legal guardians, and students who represent state and district-identified targeted student groups. Each member of the Board of Education appoints two individuals to serve on the committee, and the superintendent appoints six members for a total of twenty members. Deborah Avalos, Karyn Brown, Kem Brown, Elnoria Colbert, Stephanie Colbert, April Green, Elizabeth Hawkins (Assistant Chairperson), Chelsea Kelley, Surina Naran (Student Chairperson), Zinah Al Naseri, Neelam Poudyal, Steven Rubens (Chairperson), Jacqueline Shields Four times annually
Special Education Community Advisory Committee (CAC) The Special Education CAC is charged with reviewing issues and practices related to the delivery of special education in the District. The committee also oversees the annual "You Light the Way" awards which recognize contributions in the service of special education students. Parents, community members, staff and students; those applying for membership must attend two meetings. Interested parents must apply and be confirmed to an open position by the Board of Education; call (916) 971-7953 for more information. Lacey Bauer, Alexis Brache, Tina Cooper (chair), Ryan Digman, Javier Duran, Angi Ferencz, Daniel Hicks, Keri Jobe, Mayleen Malone, Julia Nattkemper, Kimber Rice (secretary), Mary Smith, Heather Taylor, Lana Wong Third Wednesday of each month
Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Committee [formerly the Coordinated School Health Council] The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) committee works to ensure all San Juan Unified students are healthy and successful through health education, physical education, school health services, nutrition services, school counseling, psychological and social services, and community involvement. District staff, students, parents and community members Participation is open to any interested individual. Online application is available (linked above). Gaylon Johnson, Dominic Covello, Paula Villescaz, Brian Goetsch, Naomi Harper, Reverend Earl Heverly, Teri Hofstetter, Evelyn Margolin, Natalia Aguirre, Christina Sparks, Maria Godoy, Jordin Lambert, Adriana Loureiro, Virginia Braham, Sneh Nair, Julie Klinger, Monika Howard, Paulette Erfert, Ian Goodman, Robyn Caruso Three times per year
Last Modified on November 28, 2022