Board Briefing

Special Board Meeting, Cambrian School District, 5.27.21

Expanded Learning Opportunities AB86

The Governing Board approved the AB86 Expanded Learning Opportunities Plan as presented by Mr. Linh Nguyen, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. On March 5, 2021, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 86 (AB86). The Assembly Bill offers Local Education Agencies the opportunity to apply for grants to support in-person instruction and expanded learning opportunities. According to the guidelines, each district must submit a board approved plan to their County Office of Education no later than June 1, 2021.

To view the Expanded Learning Opportunities Plan Board Presentation, please click here.

To view the Expanded Learning Opportunities Grant Plan, please click here.

To view the Expanded Learning Opportunities Expenditure Plan, please click here.

Student Services: Mental Health and Wellness Update

Ms. Maggie Spehar, Director of Student Services and Mr. Steven Fisher, Student Services Program Specialist updated the Governing Board on what is transpiring in the District regarding Mental Health and Wellness supports for the Cambrian School District community. Ms. Spehar elaborated on the future actions for the 2021-22 based on the needs of students, individual schools and District wide.

Cambrian School District has a mental health wellness team that consists of school psychologists, school counselors, marriage and family therapists, the district nurse, a program specialist and the program director. These team members collaborate during monthly team meetings, planning how to support the implementation of adopted Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and support the design of classroom lessons and/or Push In lessons with teachers. The team provided counseling services for students and serve as a liaisons to connection families and staff with individualized supports with Care Solace. This is an ongoing mechanism to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our entire school community and adapting based on the current needs.

Please click here to view the Mental Health and Wellness Update.

Next Board Meeting

The next CSD Board meeting will be Thursday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public and an agenda will be sent out the week of the meeting.