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List of District Committees

Please see the following list of committee's, including descriptions of their purpose and schedule of meetings. More information on each committee will be provided as it becomes available. 
 
COMMUNITY COMMITTEES 
Below are communities in the committee that members of the Board have expressed an interest in attending and contributing to in order to develop connections to the District. Some committees will have one, two or one and an alternate trustee. 
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Ad Hoc / Carlsbad Unified School District
Purpose: The City/Schools Committee includes representation from the City of Carlsbad, Carlsbad Unified School District, Encinitas Union School District, San Dieguito Union High School District and the San Marcos Unified School District.
Trustee(s): Katrina Young
 
Meeting Times/Locations: 3rd Wednesday of every month (8:10am - 9:30am) / Carnation Room at Encinitas City Hall
Purpose: The City of Encinitas School District Liaison Committee includes representation from the City of Encinitas, Cardiff School District, Encinitas Union School District, Mira Costa College and San Dieguito Union High School District.
Trustee(s): Katrina Young, Maureen "Mo" Muir (Alternate)
 
Meeting Times/Locations: 1st Thursday of the month on a quarterly basis (March, June, September, December) (7:30am - 8:30am) / City Hall Council Chambers
Purpose: This committee handles relations with San Dieguito Union High School District, Solana Beach School District and Solana Beach and private schools located within the Solana Beach boundaries.
Trustee(s): Michael Allman
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Board of Governors - Bimonthly (September, November, January, March, May), Board of Trustees - TBA / San Marcos Unified School District
Purpose: The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE) is a Special Education Local Planning Area (SELPA) that is composed of 14 school districts in North San Diego County.
Trustee(s): Michael Allman
 
Legislative Action Network, Local/Regional
Meeting Times/Locations: TBA
Purpose: This network is composed of area districts and is intended to create collaboration when communicating with elected officials in Sacramento and Washington D.C regarding regional impact of state and federal policies and financial decisions Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC)
Trustee(s): TBD
 

SUPERINTENDENT COMMITTEES
A “superintendent committee” is a temporary committee that is not subject to the Brown Act, and which is put together by the Superintendent to get guidance regarding a specific area. Committee members are selected by the Superintendent for their expertise in a given area and/or demonstrated commitment to the subject area. 
 
College Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: Two meetings per semester. The Superintendent’s office schedules these meetings at mutually beneficial times of committee members (in process
Purpose: In recognition of the rapidly evolving college admissions landscape during the pandemic, and to ensure that all district students have access to opportunities that help prepare them for admission to 4-year colleges and universities, this College Committee has been created to explore the support currently provided by SDUHSD and to identify potential additional/supplementary support that can be provided at no cost to students in the areas of: 

  • PSAT, SAT and ACT testing opportunities,
  • College testing preparation, 
  • The college application process, 
  • College support tools & technology, 
  • College information, events and outreach generally.
Members: Trustee(s): Maureen “Mo” Muir, Michael Allman, Superintendent, an Executive Cabinet Member (as needed), 2 - 4 individuals with SDUHSD counseling background, 4 - 5 community members with an expertise in college counseling and admissions
Primary Contact: Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
 
Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
Meeting Times/Locations: Quarterly (5:30 - 6:30pm)
Purpose: Superintendent will meet with parent reps of school-connected organizations (e.g. presidents of Foundations or PTOs), a rep from the Spec Ed Taskforce, DELAC, and ELAC,  to share information, discuss school site needs and other topics to support the parent volunteers supporting our school sites. If a site or program does not have a school-connected organization (e.g. COAST, Sunset), then the site Principal may recommend a representative (either by appointment, site interviews, or through a rotating position).
Members: Superintendent, Executive Cabinet, Presidents of school-connected organizations or their organization’s alternate
Primary Contact: Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
 
Pool Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: Monthly
Purpose: Ninety percent of high school districts in California have aquatic classrooms/facilities to help meet the aquatic component of the CA PE Ed Code and CA’s Model PE standards, pool time for their school athletic programs and a community resource to develop water safety and competency. SDUHSD has 13,000 students and has never had school pools. The purpose of this committee is to explore site options, further explore costs of building and maintaining the pools, and possible funding options. 
Members: Representatives from Business Services (for funding and facilities support), Aquatic Builder Consultant, parents involved with aquatic teams, and members of the community with knowledge of local aquatic programs and needs.
Primary Contact: Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
 

DISTRICT COMMITTEES
Below are communities in the committee that members of the Board have expressed an interest in attending and contributing to in order to develop connections to the District. Some committees will have one, two or one and an alternate trustee. 
 
Benefits Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: TBD
Purpose: Review Benefit Renewal Rates, Potential New Benefits
Members: Tina Douglas, Olga West, Tina Peterson, Duncan Brown, Wayne Baldwin, Burnham Consultants
Primary Contact: XX
 
Meeting Times/Locations: TBD
Purpose: Each CA public school with 51 or more English learners must form a DELAC.The DELAC conducts a district wide needs assessment on school-by-school basis, reviews district reclassification procedures, establishes a district program, goals and objectives for programs and services for English learners.
Members: Parents or guardians of English learners shall constitute the majority membership (51% or more) of the committee.
 
District Academic Committee
Meeting Times/Locations
Purpose
Members
Primary Contact: Associate Superintendent of Business Services
 
District Safety Committee
Meeting Times/Locations
Purpose
Members: Associate Superintendent of Business Services, Deputy Superintendent, Assistant Principals, 2 Nurses
 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Meeting Times/Locations: For the 2021-22 Academic Year, SDUHSD will host 16 meetings: 8 at LCC and 8 at PTMS
Purpose: The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Section 1112(b)(2) describes how each LEA will identify and address any disparities that result in low-income and minority students being taught at higher rates than other students by ineffective, inexperienced, or out-of-field teachers. This provision must be addressed by the local educational agency (LEA) with a narrative response within the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Federal Addendum

For the 2021-22 academic year, SDUSD will commence what amounts to a self-audit through DO and site admin leadership to explore the site needs, issues and student/staff experiences to devise a plan by the end of the 2021-22 academic year.

Our mission this upcoming academic school year is to receive training through the San Diego County Office of Education to help us explore our educational systems and practices that values the inherent worth of every student, regardless of a student’s race, ethnicity, religion, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, medical condition, disability, national origin, or socioeconomic/family status.
Members: Superintendent, Executive Cabinet, Directors, School Site Admin, Certificated and Classified Staff, Executive Coach, and Advisor
Primary Contact: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent
 
Meeting Times/Locations: TBD
Purpose: Each CA public school with 21 or more English learners must form an English Learner Advisory Committee. This committee advises the principal and staff in the development of a site plan for English Learners and submits the plan to the School Site Council for consideration of inclusion in the School Plan for Student Achievement. Parents or guardians of English Learners shall constitute at least the same percentage of the ELAC membership as their children represent the student body.
Members: The parents or guardians of English learners shall elect the parent members of ELAC and be provided the opportunity to vote in the election. Training will be provided. 
Primary Contact: Manuel Zapata, Director of Specialized Programs
 
Facilities Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: TBD
Purpose: This committee meets to explore facility usage, rental, maintenance and operations to report back to the full Board in District needs.
Members: Trustees Michael Allman and Katrina Young, Superintendent, Associate Superintendent of Business Services, Director of Facilities, and representatives as needed from school sites and/or school-connected organizations.
Primary Contact: Tina Douglas, Associate Superintendent of Business Services
 
Head Counselor Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: Monthly
Purpose: To review topics related to counseling domains (academic, college and career, and behavior)
Members: Head Counselors, Melissa Sage, Jayme Cambra, Bryan Marcus, and other district staff as needed. 
Primary Contact: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent
 
Parent Curriculum Advisory Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: TBD
Purpose: The Parent Curriculum Advisory Committee provides guidance and input on the continuous improvement of curriculum and instruction in SDUHSD schools.
Members: Trustees Melisse Mossy, Katrina Young and Michael Allman (alternate), 
Primary Contact: Bryan Marcus, Associate Superintendent of Educational Services
 
Principal Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: Twice Monthly on Thursdays
Purpose: The Superintendent, Executive Cabinet and Principals (and other district reps as needed) meet twice a month virtually or in-person to discuss site needs, upcoming agenda items and other district topics.
Members: Superintendent, Executive Cabinet, Principals
Primary Contact: Bryan Marcus, Associate Superintendent of Educational Services
Assistant Principal Community of Practice
Meeting Times/Locations: Monthly 
Members: Superintendent, Executive Cabinet, Directors, Coordinators, Assistant Principals
Primary Contact: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Quarterly (July, October, January, April) / San Dieguito Union High School District
Purpose: This Committee is responsible for providing oversight of the District’s use of Proposition AA bond proceeds and reporting to the Board and public on their findings.
Members: ICOC Committee Members
Primary Contact: Robin Duveen, President of ICOC
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Quarterly / San Dieguito Union High School District Office
Purpose: To elicit feedback from representative parents and assistant principals related to implementation of the Special Education Strategic Plan. 
Primary Contact: Melissa Marovich, Coordinator of Special Education
 
Staff Wellness Committee
Meeting Times/Locations: Monthly
Purpose: To share resources to support the health and wellness of staff
Members: Certificated, Classified and Management
Primary Contact: Dr. Olga west, Associate Superintendent of Human Resources
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Quarterly
Purpose: To collaborate and share resources to support the districts and school site multi-tiered systems of social-emotional support. 
Members: Deputy Superintendent, Directors, Coordinators, District PPS Staff
Primary Contact: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent
 
Meeting Times/Locations: Quarterly
Purpose: To continually update the district’s College and Career resources and information, as well as update practices to meet the needs of students. 
Members: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent
Carolyn Lee, Counselor, SDA
Holly Austin, Counselor, CCA
Jayme Cambra, Counselor on Special Assignment
Julianne Velasco, Counselor, TPHS
Melissa Sage, Coordinator of Student Support Services
Randa Espinosa, Counselor, LCC
Lori Musel, Counselor, LCC
Michelle McNeff, District Head Counselor, OCMS
Primary Contact: Mark Miller, Deputy Superintendent