Summary of the Board of Education April 19, 2017 Meeting
The April 19, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education began with the following announcements out of Closed Session.
The Board of Education has approved the following lateral moves:
Next, Cynthia Newell, a parent that has had a positive impact at Centennial Elementary, led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board of Education approved the minutes from the February 22, 2017 meeting.
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming April 2017 Autism Awareness Month, urging all schools and citizens to participate in this recognition to become better educated on autism spectrum disorders.
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming May 1-5, 2017 as Teacher Appreciation Week, acknowledging teachers who work collaboratively with the district to achieve its goals.
Student Kesli Ashjian from Bullard High School provided a report to the Board of Education, sharing details of yesterday's SAB meeting and thanked Board President Ashjian and Board Member Mills for attending and encouraging students to be successful. The students shared some news happening at Bullard High School, including that there are 60 valedictorians this year at Bullard, construction on a brand new library is nearly complete, and a record number of juniors have taken the SAT thanks to the district offering the test for free for students. In addition, students from Bullard Talent shared their academic goals.
Next, Interim Superintendent Nelson provided a brief report to the Board of Education including:
Following Interim Superintendent Nelson's remarks, the Board of Education took the following actions on the below consent agenda items:
After the consent agenda, staff made presentations to the Board in the conference/discussion section of the agenda as follows:
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Education is Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Fresno Unified Education Center, located at 2309 Tulare St. in Fresno. Complete minutes and agendas are available online at https://www.fresnounified.org/sites/board