November 7, 2023 Board Highlights

November 7, 2023 Board Highlights
Posted on 11/08/2023

The Santee School District Board of Education met at 6 p.m. November 7, 2023. Meeting highlights included:

Reports and Presentations

  • Spotlight on Education: Hill Creek staff presented an update on student assessment and survey results from the 2022-23 school year. School staff also shared student academic and climate and culture goals for the 2023-24 school year.
  • Administration provided an update on the timeline and process for the 2024-25 LCAP.

Discussion and Action Items

  • The Board discussed nominations for the California School Boards Association (CSBA) Delegate Assembly.
  • The Board approved a contract with DS&C to conduct voter survey research to aid in determining if the Board will move forward with placing a general obligation bond before voters. 
  • The Board approved the Prequalification Questionnaire and scoring rubric for the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Infrastructure Project RFQ procedure. Santee School District is interested in contracting with a firm to construct, install, and commission electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) infrastructure to supply electricity to the District’s electric school bus and white fleet vehicles. The Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Infrastructure Project will consist of twenty (20) fully functional, 30kW level 3, DC chargers installed at the District’s Transportation Yard. The District will separately procure the 20 charging stations directly and provide the chargers to the selected firm for installation. Construction is expected to occur summer 2024.

Board Policies and Bylaws

  • First reading for: Revised Board Policy 6174 – Education for English Language Learners. Policy updated to remove outdated material and reflect SB 941, which permits a district to enter into an instruction collaboration agreement with another school district, county office of education, or charter school to offer the same or similar courses and coursework to students who have been impacted by teacher shortages, disruptions, or cancellations to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes, or dual language immersion programs.

The next meeting of the Santee School District Board of Education will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, December 5, 2023, in the Educational Resource Center, 9619 Cuyamaca, Santee. Meetings can also be live-streamed at

Note: These are not official meeting minutes of the Board of Education but rather a brief recap of the Board’s actions. For official meeting minutes and a complete list of actions taken, click here.