NEU Pence Elementary

January 16 - January 20

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Important Dates to Remember

Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

Monday January 16


Coffee with the Principal & ELAC

Thursday January 26

Superintendent's Listening Tour

Tuesday February 28

5:30 pm

Trinity Theatre at Pence (After School Club)

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Military Families' Corner

Please see below for upcoming events and information pertaining to our Military Families:

San Diego Upcoming Events:

Naval Base San Diego:

Please see below for more information on upcoming events for Military Families:


TASK helps families navigate special education, disability services and assistive technology. They provide families with emotional support, information, and direction. TASK is the Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for San Diego County. They offer multiple workshops and support groups to help you navigate the challenges you face. Workshops are available in English or Spanish and are offered free of charge.

- Introduction to Assistive Technology Webinar – January 11, 10 am

- Introduccion a la Tecnologia de Asistencia Webinar – January 17, 10 am

- Navigating IEPs Webinar (English & Spanish) – January 19, 10:30 am

- Apps for Auditory and Visual Skills Webinar – January 20, 10 am

Register & More Events:


Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) Parent Programs is offering a new series of Parent Education Virtual Workshops for military-connected parents and professionals who work in support of military-connected children.

- Time Management Tips for Your Elementary Aged Kids – January 10, 9 am

- Time Management Tips for Your Middle and High School Student – January 11, 9 am

- Staying Connected During a Service Member’s Absence – January 17, 9 am

- Identifying How Your Child Learns – January 18, 9 am

- Building Test Taking Confidence in Mobile Elementary Students – January 24, 9 am

- Test Taking and Transition: Building Confidence in Middle and High School Students – January 25, 9 am


Not available to attend the live webinar? Register at the links above to receive the recording. Plus visit the website to view recordings of previous webinars.

AROUND-THE-CLOCK HELP WITH TUTOR.COM is a program that provides on-demand, online tutoring and homework help at no cost to eligible service members, civilian personnel, and their dependents. With live, expert tutors available 24/7, military-connected students can receive academic help at their moment of need—anywhere they have an internet connection.

· Work with a tutor from any internet-connected device, anywhere in the world

· Connect to an expert tutor available on demand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week*

· Get online tutoring help three ways: request a tutor’s help right now, schedule a future tutoring session, or upload a document for offline review and get comments back within 24 hours

· Use the free app for IOS and Android mobile devices—take a picture of a homework problem and upload it for the tutor to see

Get Started Today:

Mindy Hayes

School Liaison

Naval Base Coronado


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Superintendent Listening Tour

Our Superintendent, Jose Espinoza will be visiting Pence on

Tuesday February 28, 2023 at 5:30pm

Save the Date! We look forward to see our Pence Families here!

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MTS Pronto Youth Pass for Students

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The Youth Opportunity Pass pilot program allows anyone 18 and under to ride transit for free in San Diego County with a PRONTO youth account, including unlimited rides on the bus, Trolley, COASTER, and SPRINTER through August 31st, 2023.

Please follow THIS LINK to get more information!

Health Fair

Please see below for more information of the 12th Annual Health Fair in our community.

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Counseling Corner

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In Need of Support? The district’s ROTF resource center is available to you. Please reach out to our School Counselor, Mrs. Valdivia at for more information.

Nutrition Information

Click on the button below to see the Monthly Child Nutrition Menus

You may also sign up to receive them directly to your inbox each month!

Extended Learning Program at Pence

Click on the link below to fill out an Interest Form if you would like your student(s) to be added to the waitlist for the Boys and Girls Club Morning or Afternoon Program at Pence.

School Attendance

Please let us know when and why your child was absent.

You can:

  • Stop by the office OR
  • Send an email to Karla Brown - OR
  • Return the blue slip to the office or to your child's classroom teacher

COVID Updates

  • We would like to remind our Pence Families that parents and guardians are not allowed inside the campus due to the Covid restrictions.

  • For the most updated COVID Information and Decision Tree, please visit the District's website.

Pence Elementary School

Office Hours are Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

  • Principal:

Maria Preciado -

  • Administrative Secretary:
Ana Macias -

  • Attendance Secretary:
Karla Brown -

Stay Connected with Pence Elementary

  • Please visit our School's Website for all the most requested information including Schedules, Minimum Days, Student School Year Calendar, Upcoming Events and our Family Handbook.

  • You can also contact us at Let's Talk on the District's Website, you will find the link on the left-hand side of the main page.