Glendale Unified School District is currently soliciting applications to fill five (5) open seats on the Superintendent's Facility Advisory Committee (SFAC). A maximum of nine (9) community members may be appointed by the Superintendent or designee to serve on the committee. It is a two-year commitment, with the possiblity of a renewal at the end of the two years. The committee meets twice a month on Mondays.
Glendale Unified School District has been selected by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) as one of 13 public school districts in California to receive the title of 2015 Honor Roll School District. In addition, 19 GUSD schools have been selected by ERP and CBEE to receive the title 2015 Honor Roll School.
A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new 2-story classroom building at Franklin Elementary School will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 4 p.m. at Franklin Elementary School located at 1610 Lake Street, Glendale, CA 91201.
Dr. Armina Gharpetian was selected President of the Board of Education succeeding Christine Walters at the April 5, 2016 Board Meeting.
On Thursday, January 21, 2016, the Glendale Unified School District and the California School Employees Association reached a tentative agreement for the 2015-2016 school year.
After an extensive search and interview process, the Board unanimously approved extending an offer of employment to Winfred Roberson, Jr. to serve as the next superintendent of Glendale Unified School District.
GUSD will be conducting three community meetings in February to gain input on the proposed students instructional calendar for the 2017-2018 school year and beyond.
GUSD has been hard at work in anticipation of an El Niño winter storm season. Action plans have been developed and implemented to properly protect the district's students, staff and facilities.
The California School Boards Association (CSBA) honors the Glendale Unified School District with two Golden Bell Awards. The awards are given to promote excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs that address the changing needs of students. The Golden Bell Awards, now in its 36th year, highlight best practices in education in the areas of operations, instruction and support services.
Glendale Unified School District refinances Measure K and Measure S bonds, including 2011 Series A bonds and 2009 General Obligation refunding bonds saving Glendale District taxpayers over $23.4 million.