Board of Education Speaker Form

Any person who wishes to address the SCESD Board of Education may be recognized by the Board President under the "Public Comments" section or during the time an agenda item is being considered.

If your comments are in reference to an item on the agenda, please note the Agenda Item Number on the form.  Please USE  A SEPARATE FORM FOR EACH AGENDA ITEM  you are addressing.

Speaker must submit a Speaker Form PRIOR to the start of the agenda item.



During the Public Comments any person may address the School Board on a topic of interest or

concern. Listed below are the procedures:

1. Public Comments will follow the Procedural Items on the agenda.

2. Public Comments will be open up to 20 minutes (3 minutes per speaker). Comments should be

brief, and repetition of public comments already expressed at the same meeting should be


3. Those wishing to address the Board should fill out the Public Comments Speaker Card and

submit the card to the School Board clerk of other district official at the meeting.

4. Questions may be asked on any topic, including those on the agenda.

5. School District policy and data privacy laws preclude the Board from publicly discussing

personnel matters or data, including information, which if discussed in a public meeting could

violate law or policy. Complaints or concerns regarding individual school district employees

should be presented in writing to school administration and signed by the person submitting the

complaint or concern.

6. An attempt will be made to answer questions addressed to the Board.

7. The School Board chairperson will attempt to reasonably honor requests to speak, but shall also exercise discretion with regard to time constraints and therefore may limit the number of requests to speak accordingly.

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Santa Clara Elementary School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying and sexual harassment based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, immigration status, marital status, parental status, family status, pregnancy status, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in all educational programs, school related or school sponsored activities, school attendance or employment policies which may have an impact or create a hostile environment at school as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and other applicable laws and regulations. For questions or concerns regarding discrimination, harassment, intimidation, bullying or sexual harassment, please contact the District's Discrimination, Equity, and Title IX Compliance Officer:

Kari Skidmore,


20030 East Telegraph Road

Santa Paula, CA  93060

Santa Clara ESD


20030 East Telegraph Road

Santa Paula,CA 93060


FAX: 805-525-4985




(805) 525-4573


20030 East Telegraph Road

Santa Paula, CA 93060

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