CSD Board Briefing

Cambrian School District, June 17, 2021

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Honoring Dr. Andrews

In recognition of Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews' many years of outstanding service to the Cambrian School District, the Governing Board of Trustees and district staff honored her during the Board meeting. Dr. Andrews will be leaving Cambrian School District to take a new job on July 1st. We are grateful for her exceptional contributions to our community!
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Recognitions

Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews and the Governing Board recognized outstanding district stakeholders for their wonderful work in our community. Sincere thanks to:

Ann Vo

Beth Erickson

Beverly Merrel

Carolyn Sullivan

Dan Winsor

Denise Fulton

Frederic Caldwell

Heather Sadique

Jennifer Vaux

Jessica Bryant

Jill Brigham

Kendy Lundgaard

Lisa Hilldoerfer

Melissa Ojczyk

San Jose City Councilmember Pam Foley

Rachel Maze

Rebecca Toy

Samantha Haley

Samantha Pulliam

Samantha Shiraishia

Sharon Korat

2021-22 Local Control and Accountability Plan Approval

The Board approved the 2021-24 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). On June 3, 2021, the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Mr. Linh Nguyen, provided a summary and outline of the District’s Local Control Accountability Plan. The summary included the actions and services for improving student outcomes according to the eight priorities set by the state.


To review the 2021-22 LCAP for Cambrian School District, please click here.

To review the 2021-2024 LCAP presentation, please click here.

To review the LCFF Budget Overview, please click here.

To review the Annual Update for Developing the 2021-2022 LCAP, please click here.

Budget: 2021-22 Budget Adoption

The Governing Board approved the 2021-22 budget for Cambrian School District. During the June 3, 2021 Board Meeting, Cambrian’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Jim Crawford, presented to the Board and public a summary of the 2021-22 proposed budget for the Cambrian School District. Accompanying the presentation were all the required State forms including and not limited to the Statement of Reasons for Excess Reserves and the 2021-22 SACS forms.


To review the 2021-22 budget, please click here.

To review the 2021-22 budget presentation, please click here.

To review the statement for reasons of excess reserves, please click here.

Student Services Update

Ms. Maggie Spehar, Director of Student Services, presented an update regarding the Special Education Program and our Student Services Department. Ms. Spehar discussed the Special Education Program, Special Education Plan (SEP), processes and systems, professional development, student services, student health and wellness, and support services for all students. It was a comprehensive overview of how the Student Services department collaborates with community partners and school sites to ensure all students have access to all services, in order to foster learning and wellbeing. This department continues to refine and improve processes and procedures to support and engage the entire Cambrian community.


To view the Student Services presentation, please click here.

2020-21 California Dashboard Local Indicators Update

The Governing Board approved the 2020-21 California Dashboard Local Indicators Update. Mr. Linh Nguyen, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, provided the update on the California School Dashboard. This offers a quick overview, with additional detail available about overall performance and student group performance on multiple measures of student success. This will assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and areas in need of improvement for local educational agencies and schools.


To view the Cambrian School District California School Dashboard State and Local Indicators presentation, please click here.

Measure R: Technology Student Device Take Home Program

Mr. Matt Hill, Director of Educational Technology, provided an update on the Student Device Take Home Program for 6th-8th graders for the 2021-22 school year.


To view the Device Take Home Program update, please click here.

AB1200 Public Disclosure of Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement with California School Employees Association, Local 641 - PUBLIC HEARING

After Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews’ recommendation, the Governing Board approved AB 1200 Public Disclosure of Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement with the California School Employees Association, Local 641, as presented. Assembly Bill (AB) 1200 requires local education agencies to publicly disclose the provisions of all collective bargaining agreements before entering into a written agreement.


The Cambrian School Employees' Association and the Cambrian School District have come to an agreement regarding compensation and health and benefit cap increases. The attached Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement outlines the agreement and timelines.


To view the Disclosure of Collective Bargaining Agreement, please click here.

To view the tentative agreement between the Cambrian School District and CSEA, please click here.

Ratification of Agreement between the California School Employees Association, Local 641, and the Cambrian School District

The Governing Board voted to ratify the agreement between the California School Employees Association, Local 641, and the Cambrian School District subject to review by the Santa Clara County Office of Education. The Tentative Agreement with the California School Employees Association, Local 641 and the Cambrian School District was presented to the Governing Board for action.


To view the tentative agreement between the Cambrian School District and the CSEA, please click here.

Resolution: 20-21-22 Compensation and Benefits Adjustment For District Classified/Certificated Management & Addendum to Superintendent Contract

The Governing Board approved Resolution 20-21-22 and an addendum to the Superintendent’s Employment Contract for the extraordinary efforts of cabinet members and the superintendent over the past year given the unique time in history.


The Governing Board approved this one-time, off schedule bonus in June 2021 payroll for the Assistant Superintendent of Personnel, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Director of Educational Technology, Director of Student Services, Director of Information Technology and Superintendent. The one-time, off schedule bonus, for the 2020-21 fiscal year shall not exceed $2,000 and will be paid in the June 2021 payroll. The Board again recognized the immense work of these individuals as they ensured all students, staff and our community were well informed of all the transitions and required protocols/procedures and systems put in place this school year.


To view Resolution 20-21-22, please click here.

To review the Addendum to agreement for Superintendent services, please click here.

Interim Superintendent Contract Approved

The Governing Board approved the appointment and contract for Ms. Kristi Schwiebert as Interim Superintendent for the Cambrian School District. To maintain continuity for the Cambrian School District, the Board of Trustees appointed Ms. Schwiebert as interim Superintendent until a permanent candidate is found. The Acting Superintendent contract is an addition to the Assistant Superintendent of Personnel's current employment contract for the 2021-22 school year.


To view the Acting Superintendent Agreement, please click here.