Date: May 19, 2016

Contact: Office of the Superintendent

Number: 786-2135

 The trustees of Pajaro Valley Unified School District will select a new district superintendent.  The Board of Trustees cordially invites its community to provide input about the desired characteristics to be used in recruiting and selecting this person. Trustees are soliciting input to respond to the following prompts:  

  1. What personal and professional qualities for an incoming superintendent will be a match for the PVUSD? 
  2. What are the strengths of the District, and what are the challenges you see for the District in the coming years?


Don Iglesias and Mike Escalante of Leadership Associates were selected to advise the Board in this important process.  They will be in our district on Tuesday, May 31st and Wednesday, June 1st.  

Small group input sessions from members of the community (parents, employees and others interested in our district) is desired. Interested community members may also attend the Open Forum.  Input may also be offered through fax, letter or email; direct telephone conversation may also be arranged.  Additionally, an online survey is available on the District’s website in Spanish and English via these links: English:; Spanish:

Small group appointments will be held in the district office, 294 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Wednesday June 1st.  To arrange an appointment, please call Alicia Jiménez in the Office of the Superintendent at 786-2135.   


To attend and participate in an Open Forum, where your ideas will be heard and you may hear about the process, no appointment is necessary. The Open Forum will be held at Pajaro Valley High School and Aptos High School on Tuesday, May 31st  from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.  

If you are unable to meet personally with the Board’s advisors, you may send an email with your input to  To speak by phone to either consultant, you may call (760) 771-4277.


The Pajaro Valley Unified School District (Local Educational Agency) has adopted a policy that prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation , or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The policy includes the following: a) A statement that it applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district. b) Requirement that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.
(Ed. Code (EC) §§ 200, 220, 221.5, 234.1, and 260; Gov. Code (GC) § 11135; Pen. Code (PC) § 422.55; Cal. Code of Regs., Title 5 (5 CCR) §§ 4900, 4902, and 4960)

Complaints alleging noncompliance with this policy of discrimination should be directed to: 

  • The follow person is designated as District Coordinator for Nondiscrimination and Title IX Coordinator – Assistant Superintendent in charge of Human Resources, Ian MacGregor.   Contact information is:  Email – Phone – 831 786-2145  
  • District 504 Coordination – Director of Special Education, Allen Houser.  Contact information is:  Email –   Phone – 831 786-2130
  • A copy of the district’s Uniform Complaint Policy is available at our website in Board Policy and Regulation 1312.3, (PDF Policy; PDF Regulation)  Nondiscrimination 4030 (PDF Policy) Sexual Harassment Board Policy 4119.11(a) (PDF Policy; PDF Regulation), It is also found in our Parents Rights and Responsibilities Handbook on page 13. (PDF click here)  For the Spanish version, click here


The Board seeks your input for this important process. 

Notice to the Public and Timeline

Search Process

Online Survey/Encuesta (English/Spanish)

Input can be given by e-mail, small group meetings, or by attending a public forum. Details are included in the Notice to the public document.  

Bond Measure L Information

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WEDNESDAYS: remain as early dismissal days for 2015-16. Exception: Wednesday, June 1st - it is a regular day! 



Last Day of School, Friday June 3rd, is an Early Dismissal Day.



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(Wednesdays remain as early dismissal days for 2016-17. Exceptions: August 17th and June 7th - they are a regular days! )

Calendar 2017-18

(Wednesdays remain as early dismissal days for 2017-18. Exceptions: August 18th and June 6th - they are a regular day!)




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