The March 22, 2017 meeting of the Board of Education began with the following announcements out of Closed Session:
Next, Mr. Steve Popeno and Mrs. Neva Popeno, parents that have had a positive impact at Lowell Elementary, led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board of Education approved the minutes from the February 8, 2017 regular meeting.
The Board of Education recognized the Bullard Girls Soccer Team and Head Coach Onesta Francis for becoming CIF Central Section Division I Valley Champions.
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming April 2017 School Library Month.
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming April 2017 "Remembrance of the Existence of the Armenian Genocide."
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming March 19-25, 2017 as National Safe Place Week.
The Board of Education adopted a resolution proclaiming March 2017 Women's History Month.
Students Lillian Simmons and Keerat Riar from Patiño High School provided a report to the Board of Education, sharing details of yesterday's SAB meeting and thanked Board Member Mills and Board Member De la Cerda for attending and answering students' questions. The students shared some of the ongoing events happening at Patiño including that a group of students from Patiño's business start-ups have been funded to test their very own MVP ideas. On May 11th, Patiño students will pitch their business ideas to investors at Bitwise South Stadium. In addition, students from Hamilton Middle School shared their academic and career 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 a presentation 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, April 5, 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