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Welcome to the Golden Valley Board of Trustees Webpage

The Board of Trustees conducts regular monthly meetings typically the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held in the Liberty High School Library at 12220 Road 36, Madera, CA 93636 with open session beginning at 6:30 p.m. The agenda for scheduled school board meetings is typically posted the Friday prior to a Tuesday meeting.

Please use the following link to access the most current Board Agenda. The agenda can also be accessed from the Board Meetings webpage.

(click on link): Agenda Online

To view Agendas and Minutes from past meetings prior to October 7, 2014 please use the following link.

Archived Board Meetings

School Board Responsibilities
  1. Set the direction for the community’s schools
  2. Establish an effective and efficient structure for the school district
  3. Create a supportive environment through behavior and actions
  4. Ensure accountability to the public
  5. Demonstrate community leadership
Golden Valley Unified School District Strategic Plan Goals

Instruction and Assessment:
To develop, provide and maintain a culture of achievement and personal character at all levels through the use of innovative and effective standards- based curriculum driven by frequent assessments

Communication:
To effectively communicate within the global learning community

Facilities:
To provide safe, secure, and appropriate facilities to support Golden Valley Unified School District educational goals

Safety:
To develop school safety plans for each site that comply with state and federal requirements while fostering a secure and trusting learning environment for the entire school community

Finances:
To maintain and improve Golden Valley’s financial viability

Golden Valley Governance Norms
  1. Keep our focus on the best interest of our students.
  2. Be respectful of other viewpoints because everyone’s opinion counts
  3. Be mindful of our body language
  4. Work to deal with all issues and concerns openly by all board
    members – no hidden agendas
  5. Work toward the future learning from the past
  6. Make sure all confidential issues remain confidential
  7. Be concise and to the point in our comments
  8. Let others finish talking before responding
  9. Be patient with each other
  10. Be respectful of the roles and responsibilities of the Board,
    the Superintendent and district staff.

Board of Trustees
Area 1
2014-2018
Area 2
2014-2018
Area 3
2016-2020
Area 4
2014-2018
Area 5
2016-2020