Board of Education Priorities

  • The Glendale Unified Board of Education has affirmed its commitment to the essential priorities of improving student achievement and maintaining a safe learning environment. The Board recognizes that improving student achievement is a comprehensive TK-12 effort, which encompasses all student groups and subject areas, and that maintaining a safe, orderly learning environment is critical to student success.

    Priority 1: Maximize Student Achievement

    • Close the digital and equity gap.
    • Offer robust in-person and independent study learning programs. 
    • Accelerate learning and improve attendance and engagement.

    Priority 2: Foster a Positive Culture of Learning

    • Ensure equitable teaching and learning opportunities led by excellence.
    • Support culturally relevant curriculum that emphasizes inclusion.
    • Increase school connectedness for students, parents, and families. 

    Priority 3: Ensure the Health and Safety of Students and Employees

    • Strengthen mental health support and programs.
    • Ensure best practices for safe and healthy learning environments. 
    • Support physical, social, and emotional wellbeing.

    Priority 4: Maintain District Financial Responsibility

    • Ensure the fiscal health of the district. 
    • Implement a fiscal plan to preserve the district resources. 
    • Plan for the district's future educational and facility needs.