SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

PRESS RELEASE

 

CONTACT:  Sarah Wahrenbrock               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

310.450.8338, ext. 229                                                06 FEB 2008

 

 

SMMUSD Board of Education Special Meetings in February

 

In addition to the two regularly scheduled meetings in February (2/7/08 and 2/21/08), the SMMUSD Board of Education will be holding three special meetings.  Please note the following dates and times in February:

 

Date

Purpose

Location

2/7/08

Regular Meeting

Malibu City Hall

2/11/08

Special Meeting: Joint Meeting with Personnel Commission

District Office Boardroom

2/21/08

Regular Meeting

Santa Monica City Hall

2/26/08

Special Meeting: Literacy and Intervention Workshop

District Office Boardroom

2/27/08

Special Meeting: Board Retreat

District Office Conference Room

 

February 11, 2008

The Board of Education will be holding a joint meeting with the Personnel Commission.  This workshop is intended to allow members of the board and commission to be updated on the current status of the District-Wide Classification and Compensation Study for the Classified Service.  The purposes of this study are the following:  to 1) obtain accurate and descriptive information about the positions in the classified service and 2) determine that classified salaries are competitive for retention and recruitment purposes.  Discussion will address response rates for questionnaire and interviews data, preparation of classification specifications and feedback process, compensation methodology, and the timeline leading up to this date as well as the completion of the study.

 

Mr. William Ewing, President of Ewing Consulting Services, will address the Board of Education and the Personnel Commission regarding this study.

 

February 26, 2008

The Education Services department will hold a workshop for the Board of Education regarding current literacy programs and interventions in place in the district.  They will review research and literature regarding program effectiveness and the need to continue to pursue, refine, and improve our literacy programs based on research.

 

February 27, 2008

The Board of Education and Superintendent will be holding a retreat as part of their ongoing focus on High Performing Governance Teams.  The retreat will address best practices, agenda planning, roles and responsibilities of the board and Superintendent; etc.  James R. Brown from SpringBoard Schools will facilitate the retreat.

 

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SANTA MONICA-MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

1651 16TH Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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