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Board Briefs

AUSD Board Briefs are short summaries of Board of Education meetings. Board Briefs will be uploaded to this page and shared on social media shortly after each meeting. 

Board Brief - August 8, 2023

September 12, 2023


Recognition of Azusa Unified School District Graduates
The Board of Education recognized Natalie De La Cruz, Althea Ito, and Andrea Mendez for Receiving the Western Justice Center’s Inaugural Judge Nelson Peacemakers Award.

Recognition of 2023-2024 Student Board Members
Mr. Ortega introduced Emely Hernandez (Azusa High School) and Mariah Santos (Sierra High School) as this year’s Student Board Members. 

Regular Agenda Items

The Board of Education approved the following agreements:

  • HeyTutor - HeyTutor, Inc. will provide qualified academic tutors for academic tutoring and support to AUSD students during the school day.

  • Paper Education - Paper provides students with access to chat-based academic tutoring. This service is available seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and is available to students in grades 3-12 in both English and Spanish.

  • Sobrato Early Academic Language - Hodge, Murray, and Valleydale Elementary Schools will continue to implement the SEAL Model in grades 4 and 5. Professional development, curriculum support, and technical assistance will be provided in order to ensure a high-quality education for all English learners and prevent the development of Long-Term English learners. 

  • The Board of Education received a report on Community Schools.

  • The Board of Education approved updates to AUSD’s vision, mission, values, and goals. 

  • The Board of Education approved the 2022-2023 Unaudited Actuals. 

  • The Board of Education approved a contract with Blackwater Public Safety.