The Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region XIV selected Dr. Pam Brown as the Secondary Administrator of the Year. The award is presented annually in recognition of the outstanding performance and achievement of an individual in the public school system. Her nomination will be submitted to the State ACSA for consideration at the state level.
KCAL 9 came out to interview Ms. Church on being nominated as a Top 50 Finalist for the Varkey Foundation's Global Teacher Prize. The winner will receive $1 million! She is one of only 5 Americans to be nominated.
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Leuzinger High School was awarded funding by the U.S. Department of Education for a new college-preparation program in partnership with Volunteers of America, Los Angeles (VoALA), called the Educational Talent Search Program.
The program offers free services to students from Leuzinger High School that participate. Program activities include:
• Academic advisement (tracking A-G requirements)
• College & cultural enrichment field trips
• Standardized test preparation (PSAT/SAT/ACT)
• Assistance with scholarship searches
• Workshops (academic, gender awareness, senior year preparation and timeline, networking, financial responsibilities, athletics, etc.)
• Individual help with college and financial aid applications
Hawthorne High School celebrated the culmination of another PIQE program Tuesday, November 15, 2016. An outstanding 100 Hawthorne High School parents and guardians graduated from the 9-week Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) course. PIQE's mission is to provide families with the knowledge and skills to partner with schools and communities to ensure their children achieve their full potential.
Parents shared their appreciation for the knowledge gained throughout the course of the classes and thanked Hawthorne High School for providing this great opportunity!
CVUHSD was 1 of only 5 districts awarded the UCLA California Mathematics Readiness Challenge Initiative grant.
The $1.28M grant will provide for in-depth professional learning opportunities in Mathematics for a collaborative composed of our Mathematics teachers, instructional coaches, school site administrators, and faculty from UCLA to support the implementation and evaluation of grade 12 experiences that are designed to prepare students for placement in college-level courses in Mathematics. Through this partnership with the UCLA Teacher Education Program, we will be introducing a new Mathematics course, Introduction to Data Science (IDS) and providing extensive professional learning for their Mathematics Teachers.