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Contra Costa County Board of Education

The Contra Costa County Board of Education works with the County Superintendent of Schools to provide leadership, service, and support to the districts and all students of Contra Costa County through teamwork, communication, integrity, creativity, expertise, and advocacy for all learners.

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HOW IS THE BOARD ORGANIZED?

The Contra Costa County Board of Education is the elected Board of Education for the County of Contra Costa. The Board of Education consists of five members elected by trustee districts to staggered four-year terms. Each Board member represents a different area of the county and must be a registered voter in that area. In accordance with the California Education Code and certain other rules and laws, the Contra Costa County Board of Education serves as the governing board for the juvenile court schools operated by the County Office of Education.

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Map is intended for general reference only and should not be used for legal or navigational purposes.

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WHAT DOES THE BOARD DO?

The Board establishes educational policies for the programs administered by the County Office of Education. These programs include Special Education, Educational Opportunities, and Career Development. The Board also:

  • Approves selected curriculum for education programs operated by the County Office of Education.
  • Reviews and approves the County Office of Education budget.
  • Hears appeals on interdistrict transfer disputes and expulsion cases.
  • Adopts the standard list of school supplies, educational films, and supplemental materials for use by districts in the County.
  • Provides resources and information to school district governing boards.
  • Advocates on behalf of education on the local, state and national levels.
  • Acts as the County Committee on School District Organization, which reviews changes in school district boundaries.

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MEET THE BOARD MEMBERS

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Daniel Gomes
Trustee Area 3:Daniel A. Gomes
Vice President
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Pacheco and parts of Clayton, Concord, Martinez, Pacheco, Pittsburg,
Pleasant Hill, and Walnut Creek
Elected 2000
Term expires 11/24/2016
   
Pamella Mirabella
Daniel Gomes
Trustee Area 1: Pamela Mirabella
Clerk

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El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Kensington, San Pablo, and parts of Pinole and Richmond
Elected 1988
Term expires 11/24/2016
Trustee Area 2: Christine W. Deane
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Crockett, Hercules, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Port Costa, Rodeo, and parts of Alamo, Concord, Martinez, Pinole, Pleasant Hill, Richmond, and Walnut Creek
Appointed 2014
Term expires 11/27/2014
   
Richard Asadoorian
Cynthia Ruehlig
Trustee Area 4: Richard P. Asadoorian
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Blackhawk, Byron, Danville, Diablo, Discovery Bay, San Ramon, and parts of Alamo, Antioch, Brentwood, Clayton, and Concord
Elected 2010
Term expires 11/27/2014
Trustee Area 5: Cynthia T. Ruehlig
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Bethel Island, Clyde, Knightsen, Oakley, and parts of Antioch, Bay Point, Brentwood,
and Pittsburg
Elected 2010
Term expires 11/27/2014

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2014 BOARD AGENDAS AND MINUTES

The following is the 2014 schedule of regular meetings of the Contra Costa County Board of Education. Please note that the Board meets at 5:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Board Room of The Ronald L. Stewart Center, Contra Costa County Office of Education, 77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, California, 94523.

The agendas and minutes of all meetings are posted below. Click on the “A” for Agenda or “M” for Minutes links below to see the Meeting Minutes or Agenda of your choice.

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Board Meeting/Workshop 2014 Date Time Agenda Minutes
Board Meeting
(Organizational)
December 11, (2013) 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting January 15 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting February 5 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting February 19 5:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting February 26 6:00 p.m.
Board Meeting March 5 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting March 19 5:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting April 2 5:30 p.m.
Board Goals Workshop April 9 4:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting April 9 5:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting April 30 5:30 p.m.

Board Meeting

SPECIAL LOCATION Closed session meeting will convene at 5:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill Middle School, Multi-Purpose Room, 1 Santa Barbara Rd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
followed by the Dozier-Libbey Conversion Charter Public Hearing at 6:00.

The meeting will recess and reconvene at approximately 7:30 p.m. at the Contra Costa County Office of Education, Board Room, 3rd Floor, 77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

May 7 5:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting May 19 5:45 p.m.
Board Budget Workshop May 21 4:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting

SPECIAL LOCATION
The Board meeting will convene at 6:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Middle School, Multi-Purpose Room, One Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Following Item 7.2.2 the meeting will recess and reconvene at approximately 7:30 p.m. at the Contra Costa County Office of Education, Board Room, 3rd Floor, 77 Santa Barbara Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

May 21 6:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting May 28 5:30 p.m.
Board Budget Workshop June 4 4:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting June 4 6:00 p.m.
Board Policy Committee Meeting June 18 4:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting June 18 5:00 p.m.
Board Meeting July 16 5:00 p.m.
Special Board Meeting July 23 5:30 p.m.
Board Meeting August 13 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting September 3 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting September 17 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting October 1 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting October 15 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting November 5 5:00 p.m.
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Board Meeting December 10 5:00 p.m.
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Schedule of 2014 Board Meetings (PDF)

Please note: Locations and starting times of regularly scheduled Board meetings are subject to change; the public will be informed of these changes.

For archived agendas and minutes back to 1999, please contact Clerk to the Board of Education Loreen Joseph

 

Board Meeting Archive

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002

 

WAYS TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

To speak at a Board meeting, complete a Speaker's Card available on the table at the front of the meeting room and submit the card to the Clerk to the Board prior to the meeting.

To include printed materials in Board packets, submit the materials to the County Office of Education by 5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday of the week preceding the meeting.

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COUNTY COMMITTEE ON SCHOOL DISTRICT ORGANIZATION

The Contra Costa County Board of Education acts as the County Committee on School District Organization, which reviews proposed changes in school district boundaries. The staff contact person for County Committee matters is Associate Superintendent Bill Clark, 925.942.3418. Meetings and hearings have no fixed location, as the County Committee is required to meet at locations in specific school districts where boundary issues are being addressed and considered. Therefore, please note meeting location on each agenda.

Click here to view the California Department of Education District Organization – Laws & Regulations Handbook.

Click on the "A" for Agenda or "M" for Minutes links below to see the meeting agenda or minutes of your choice. (Adobe Acrobat needed)

Meeting/Hearing Date Time Agenda Minutes

County Committee Meeting:

Acalanes High School
Performing Arts Center
1200 Pleasant Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

9/10/08 4:00 PM

County Committee Meeting:

Public Hearing on petition to establish five Trustee Areas and to adopt an alternative method of electing governing Board Members in The West Contra Costa Unified School District

Lovonya DeJean Middle School
3400 MacDonald Avenue
Richmond, California

7/2/08 6:00 PM

CANCELED
Public Hearing:

Acalanes High School
Small Gymnasium
1200 Pleasant Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

4/9/08

 

 

Public Hearings:

  1. Iron House Elementary
    Multi-Use Room
    4801 Frank Hengel Way
    Oakley, CA 94561
  2. Knightsen Elementary
    Multi-Purpose Room
    1923 Delta Road
    Knightsen, CA 94548
4/18/07 1. 5:30 PM


2. 7:30 PM

County Committee Meeting
(Oakley/Knightsen and
Lafayette/Martinez matters)

9/28/05 5:00 PM
Committee Meeting 9/14/05 5:00 PM
Special Committee Meeting 6/22/05 5:30 PM

Public Hearings:

  1. Acalanes Union High School District
  2. Alhambra High School Performing
    Arts Center
6/2/05 6:00 PM


8:00 PM
Public Hearing
(Petitioner's Web site:
 http://www.ForTheKidsWeCare.com)
5/25/05 6:00 PM

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Public Hearing
(Petitioner's Web site:
 http://www.ForTheKidsWeCare.com)
5/19/05 6:00 PM
Special Committee Meeting 4/20/05 5:00 PM
Committee Meeting 4/6/05 5:00 PM
Committee Meeting 5/7/03 6:00 PM
Committee Meeting 4/9/03 6:00 PM
Riverview Middle School, Bay Point 4/9/03 7:30 PM
Committee Meeting 2/6/02 6:00 PM
Committee Meeting 1/17/01 5:00 PM
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Petition to Establish Five Trustee Areas and to Adopt an Alternative Method of Electing Governing Board Members in the West Contra Costa Unified School District

Petition (PDF) 156 KB

Request to Initiate Action to Reorganize the School District Boundaries in the Walnut Creek Area

Request (PDF) 128 KB

City of Walnut Creek's Proposal to Transfer Territory from the Mt. Diablo Unified School District to the Walnut Creek School District and the Acalanes Union High School District

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Maps

East Cypress Corridor Specific Plan
East Cypress Corridor
Specific Plan
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Oakley / Knightsen School District Boundaries
Oakley / Knightsen School District Boundaries
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Petition to Transfer Territory from the
Knightsen Elementary School District
to the Oakley Union Elementary School District

Petition (PDF) 1.75MB
Petition to Transfer Territory from the
Martinez Unified School District to
Lafayette and Acalanes Union High School
Petition (PDF; 733KB, 14pgs)
Final Report (PDF; 5.81MB, 40pgs)
Board of Education Contact:
Clerk to the Board of Education Loreen Joseph 925.942.3380
FAX, Board of Education   925.472.0875

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Page updated on: August 14, 2014

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