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Parent/Community Input Survey
Encuesta para la comunidad y los padres de familia

Parents and GUSD Community members are invited to take a survey to assist the District in development of the Local Control Accountability Plan. Click this link to take the survey in English.

Se invita a los padres y miembros de la comunidad del GUSD a realizar una encuesta para ayudar al Distrito en el desarrollo del Plan de Responsabilidad y Control Local. Haga clic aquí para tomar la encuesta en inglés.


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Finalization of Board of Trustees Appointment – Luz Reyes Martin


At the February 5, 2014 Board meeting, Goleta Union School Board Member Pam Kinsley announced she would resign from the Board effective  March 1, 2014 for personal reasons. Applications were received from six qualified individuals seeking to fill Ms. Kinsley term which expires on December 5, 2014.

On Monday, March 31, 2014 the Board of Trustees held a special meeting to interview prospective board members. Luz Reyes-Martin was appointed to fill the vacancy created by Ms. Kinsley. Mrs. Reyes-Martin took her Oath of Office at the April 9, 2014 Board meeting.

Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing sufficient number of signatures, is filed with the county superintendent of schools within thirty days of the date of the appointment, the appointment shall become effective. If a petition is filed, the county superintendent of schools has thirty days in which to verify the signatures. If the petition is determined to be legal, the provisional appointment is terminated and the county superintendent of schools shall call a special election to be conducted no later than the 130th day after the determination (EC§ 5091).

SB County Board of Education Honors Three from GUSD as County Classified Employees of the Year


L to R: Tammy Hughes, Jeremiah Johnson, Margaret Foehl

L to R: Tammy Hughes, Jeremiah Johnson, Margaret Foehl

On Thursday, April 3, the Santa Barbara County Board of Education announced their selections for County Classified Employees of the Year. Three employees from the Goleta Union School District where among those being honored. County Superintendent Bill Cirone commented on the qualifications that led to selection by the County Office of five employees based on district nominations. The five candidates being honored are: Tammy Hughes (Brandon School, GUSD), Jeremiah Johnson, (District Office, GUSD), Margaret Foehl (Food Services, GUSD), Rosa Cavaletto (SBUSD), and Rosa Valle-Rico (SBCEO). The nomination materials for these employees will now be advanced for consideration of State Classified Employee of the Year honors.

Read comments from the County Superintendent, about the GUSD employees:  Continue reading