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LBUSD Board of Education Meeting

JANUARY 10, 2017
INTERIM ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
The Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education unanimously approved to appoint Director of Facilities Jeff Dixon as the interim assistant superintendent of business services. The Board will consider the appointment of a permanent assistant superintendent in the spring. 

COLLEGE AND CAREER ADVANTAGE
Pati Romo, Executive Director of College and Career Advantage at the Capistrano Unified School District, presented an update to the Board of Education regarding the College and Career Advantage programs and activities.

College and Career Advantage

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL SUPPORTS
Dr. Alysia Odipo presented information about the social and emotional needs of LBUSD students and current supports available, including an overview of the current initiative to refine the Site Guidance Plans for elementary, middle and high schools.




APPROVAL OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT
The Board approved an Independent Contractor Agreement for consulting services by Julia Nyberg, Ed.D.

Dr. Nyberg's expertise in working with the Gifted Child will support teachers in working with Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) students. Teachers will receive professional development on strategies that align to the pedagogical shift in Common Core. Emphasis will be placed on differentiation, rigor, depth, complexity, novelty, and acceleration. Professional development will include a site demonstration lesson and provide guided time for GATE teachers to work collaboratively to design instruction.

APPROVAL OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The Board approved the Independent Contractor Agreement with the International Center for Leadership in Education for a professional development series presented by Weston Kieschnick.

For more information on all items, please visit: www.lbusd.orgThe next board meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, January 24 at 6:00 PM at the District Office Board Room. 

VIDEO STREAMING

The Laguna Beach Unified School District streams its board meetings online. To view the January 10th school board meeting, click here

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