Following is a note from Dena
Chanda and I will make sure you ALL will be informed of things going on.
Hello SGTA Members,
We are coming to that time of the year when tough decisions have to be made regarding the 2017-2018 budget and staffing at our school sites. In conversations with district administration, next year there will be 10% less LCAP money given to each school site.
I have been told that the reasons are as follows:
The district's Educational Advisory Committee met in January. This group was comprised of administrators, teachers, and school personnel. We spent a day discussing the needs of our unduplicated students (Foster, EL, and Low Socio Economic Students) and prioritizing the needs across the district. Please see the attached document to see the charted priorities.
What can you do to help to ensure that the LCAP money is being spent on our priorities:
It would only be prudent if the district takes a stern look at the all of the site budgets and uses the input from the Educational Advisory Committee to make informed decisions.
Thank you for your time.
Attached is SGTA's Initial letter - Some of these items were ones that came up in our survey.
It can be found on the board agenda for Tuesday's board meeting https://agendaonline.net/public/Meeting.aspx?AgencyID=121&MeetingID=40702&AgencyTypeID=1&IsArchived=False under
6. PUBLIC HEARING(S)
6.a. PUBLIC HEARING - Notice of Public Hearing for the San Gabriel Teachers' Association Initial Proposal to the San Gabriel Unified School District for the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 School Years
A few things have come to my attention. I met with Ruth today and discussed all of these things.
If you would like to go to this let me know. SGTA will pay for expenses.