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The Minutes from regularly scheduled and special meetings of the Board of Trustees are available here.

 

  • Meeting on July 14, 2014 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on July 23, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on August 18, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on September 8, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on October 13, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on November 17, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on December 8, 2014 (click here)
  • Meeting on January 12, 2015 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on February 6, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on February 9, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on March 9, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on April 13, 2015 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on April 20, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on May 11, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on June 8, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on June 9, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on July 13, 2015 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on August 10, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on August 31, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on September 21, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on October 12, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on November 9, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on December 15, 2015 (click here)
  • Meeting on January 11, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on February 8, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on February 19, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on March 14, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on April 11, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on May 9, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on May 21, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on June 13, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on June 14, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on July 11, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on August 15, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on August 29, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on September 12, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on September 19, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on September 21, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on October 6, 2016 (click here)
  • Meeting on October 10, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on October 25, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on November 4, 2016 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on November 14, 2016 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on November 18, 2016 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on December 12, 2016 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on January 9, 2017 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on January 28, 2017 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on February 13, 2017 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on March 6, 2017 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on March 13, 2017 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on April 3, 2017 (click here)
  • Meeting on April 10, 2017 (click here)
  • Meeting on May 8, 2017 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on May 30, 2017 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on June 12, 2017 (click here)
  • Special Meeting on June 13, 2017 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on July 10, 2017 (click here)
  • Regular Meeting on August 28, 2017 (click here)
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    Current Events

    Information for Parents and Community

    Welcome Back Letter from the Superintendent

    The superintendent has written a Welcome Back to the 2017-18 School Year letter.

    Please click here to view the letter in English.
    Please click here to view the letter in Spanish.

    2016-17 Year End Letter

    A Year End Letter for 2016-17 from Superintendent Hubbard is posted here.
    Click here to view the letter in English and Spanish.

    Negotiations With Certificated Employees

    Update: The Superintendent and Board of Trustees president met with the Hope District Teachers Association negotiating team on May 30, 2017.
    Please click here to view the report from the negotiations meeting.

    Cyber Safety Presentation
    Officer Beth Lazarus of the Santa Barbara Police Department presented a Cyber Safety Parent Education Night on May 25 at Monte Vista School.
    Please click here to view the Power Point presentation.
    Bond Oversight Committee Members Needed

    The Hope ESD Bond Oversight Committee is in need of members. This committee meets ONE time a year. The committee reviews any bond funds spent in order to make sure the expenditures are used only for the voter approved projects.

    The committee needs 7 members from a variety of backgrounds:
    • One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.
    • One (1) member active in a senior citizen’s organization.
    • One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
    • One (1) member shall be a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District.
    • One (1) member shall be both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization or school site council.
    • Two (2) members of the community at-large appointed by the Board.

    Click here for information and an application.

    If you are interested, or know someone who fits a certain category that may be interested, please share the letter and application with them.

    Thank you!

     
    Board Meeting

    A Town Hall Meeting and Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hope School Multipurpose Room, 3970-A La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.


    On October 26th, Board President, Dan Cunnison, Superintendent, Anne Hubbard, HDTA Negotiators, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston, and Janis Spracher, and CTA representative, Cindy Heller, met to discuss negotiating the 2016-17 collective bargaining agreement.

    The Hope Elementary School District Board of Trustees will consider the proposal made by HDTA. The negotiating team will reconvene on November 10th.

    El 26 de octubre Dan Cunnison, Presidente de la Junta Directiva, Anne Hubbard, Superintendente, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston y Janis Spracher, Negociadores de HDTA y Cindy Heller, representante de CTA ,se reunieron para discutir negociaciones para el convenio laboral de 2016-17.

    La Mesa Directiva del Distrito Escolar Hope considerará la propuesta hecha por HDTA. El equipo de negociación se volverá a reunir el 10 de noviembre.


    A list of Budget Revisions that were completed in June 2016 is available for your information. Please (click here) to view the list.


     
    Transitional Kindergarten
    The Hope School District offers a Transitional Kindergarten program for students who will have their fifth birthday between September 2 and December 2, 2017.

    Please Click Here For Information about the program.

    Please Click Here For Information in Spanish.


     
    Notice to Contractors

    Hope Elementary School District invites licensed contractors to submit the name of their firm for inclusion on the Hope Elementary School District list of qualified bidders for the year 2017.  This list will be used to procure services, on an informal bid basis, valued at less than $175,000.

    (Please Click Here to View the Notice to Contractors; Qualified Bidders for the Year 2017)


     
    Integrated Pest Management Plan
    The Hope School District Integrated Pest Management Plan, updated in July 2015, is available here for your information. (click here)


     
    Local Educational Agency Plan Addendum
    The Board of Trustees approved the Local Educational Agency Program Improvement Plan Addendum at their meeting on February 10, 2014. Please Click Here to view the approved addendum.
    Click Here to view the 2015-16 LEAP budget update.


     
    Master Plan for English Learners
    The Santa Barbara County Master Plan for English Learners was developed by the Santa Barbara County Co-Op and provides a formal structure for program implementation and evaluation. The plan is available here for review.

    To view the plan in English...Click Here

    To view the plan in Spanish...Click Here



     
    Smarter Balanced Tests
    The Smarter Balanced tests are expected to replaced the STAR tests in English-Language Arts and Math beginning in the 2014-15 school year.  Practice tests are now available.

    Click Here for Information About the Practice Tests in English or Spanish

     


     

     
    District Residency
    The Hope School District serves students who live within district attendance boundaries. The district residency policy BP 5111.1 outlines criteria for residency requirements. Please click here for the district residency policy.

     

     
    Open Enrollment Policy
    The recent passage of the Open Enrollment Act requires districts to adopt a policy for interdistrict attendance under the Open Enrollment Act.
    Please click here to view Administrative Regulation 5117.1 Interdistrict Attendance: Open Enrollment Act ("OEA Transfers").

     

     
    Education Protection Account

    The Board of Trustees adopted Resolution 12/13-14 Regarding the Education Protection Account (EPA) on May 13, 2013. Proposition 30 requires any district receiving EPA funds to post how it spends those monies on its website.

    Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2013-14.

    Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2014-15.

    Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2015-16.


     
    Comments for Trustees
    The Board of Trustees welcomes comments from our district parents and community members. A feedback form for your comments is available here (click). Please return the completed form to the district office.  Thank you.

     
    General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee

    The Bylaws for the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee were adopted by the Board of Trustees at their meeting on November 8, 2010.

    Bond Oversight Committee Bylaws Revised September 8, 2014 (click here)

    Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2011 (click here)

    Fund 21 Financial Report Bond Oversight Committee, December 2011 (click here)

    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on June 6, 2012.

    Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, June 2012 (click here)

     

    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on August 20, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

    Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

     

    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on October 21, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

    Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

     

    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on May 27, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at Monte Vista School

    Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)


    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on May 27, 2015.

    Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, May 2015 (click here)


    The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on October 18, 2016.

    Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, March 2017 (click here)

    Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2016 (click here)



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