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Name
Position
School
Webpage
Alarcon, Manuel
Night Custodian
MV
Alewine, Michael Night Custodian VV
Anderson, Michael
Teacher
HS
Anderson, Sarah Teacher
HS
Azdril, Radu
Music Specialist
MV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Barker, Tim
Teacher
HS

Barney, Kim
Library Technician
MV
Barron, Jose
Head Custodian
HS

Bednersh, Ann
Resource Teacher
MV
Benton, Judy
Instructional Aide
MV
Birkley, Tairy
Teacher
MV
Bowling, Laura
Speech & Language Teacher
MV
Buppert, Susan
Teacher
MV
Busby, Cynthia Teacher
VV
Bush, Ellen Special Ed Aide
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Carranco de Elias, Maria
Cafeteria Assistant
Cafeteria
Carter, Dave
Teacher
VV
Clark, Gwendoline
Crossing Guard
VV
Clements, Rachell
Special Ed Aide
HS

Conried, Cathy
Special Ed Aide
HS
Cook, Krissie
Music Specialist
MV
Cooper, Sharon
Administrative Secretary
DO
Creighton, Caro
Art Specialist
MV

Crowell, Nicole
Teacher
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Darling, Ruth
Speech and Language Teacher
HS
Dominguez, Leo
Night Custodian
HS
Donnell, Amy
Teacher
HS
Duncan, Jesse
M&O Supervisor
DO
Duncan, Kristine
ECE Special Education Teacher
Preschool



Name
Position
School
Webpage<
Earls, Theana
Teacher
HS
Edmonston, Jennifer
Teacher
HS
Espinola, Maria del Carmen
Cafeteria Assistant
Cafeteria
Etchingham, Susan
Special Ed Aide
VV
Evans, Nathan
Teacher
VV
Everman, Cindy
Teacher
MV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Fatch, Kim
Office Manager
MV
Foster, Elaine
Teacher
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Gamberdella, Lizabeth
Special Ed Teacher
HS
Garner, Carrie
GATE Specialist
DO
Geier. Christine
Teacher
VV

Georgi, Ruth
Instructional Aide
VV
Geritz, Kim
Teacher
VV
Grier, Twyla
Special Ed Teacher
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Hail, Talisa
Counselor
HS
Hall, Jill
Instructional Aide
MV
Heiduk, Allison
Teacher
VV
Hempy, Brad
Teacher
HS
Herbst, Gabrielle
Instructional Aide
MV
Hermann, Amy
Counselor
MV
Hoeffliger, Dale
Resource Aide
VV

Hubbard, Anne
Superintendent
DO



Name
Position
School
Webpage



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Johnson, Kelly
Teacher
VV

Johnson, Lisa
Instructional Aide
HS

Jolley, Donna
Teacher
HS
Jopes, Chelsea
Office Manager
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Kelly, Rod Food Service Manager Cafeteria
Knight, Sandra
Business Manager
HS
Kono, Sarah
Teacher
HS

Koop, Pamela
Instructional Aide
VV
Kraus, Fionnuala
Counselor
MV
Krebs, Marret
Teacher
MV
Krock, Claire
Teacher
MV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
LaCorte, Barbara
Principal
HS

Lamb, Lisa
Music Specialist
HS

Lauderdale, Andrea
Teacher
VV
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Lauderdale, Robert
Spec Ed Aide
VV

Little, Carrie Instructional Aide VV
Little, John
Gardener
DO

Lopez, Vicky Teacher VV
Lorenzen, Nancy
Principal
MV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Macia-Stevens, Ivy
Reading Teacher
HS
Madden, Taylor
Teacher
MV
Magnani, Jon
IT Coordinator
DO
Malone, Patty Teacher
MV
McCormack, Claire Special Ed Aide VV
McNees, Rebecca
Teacher
MV
Monson, Peter
P.E. Specialist
MV
Morales, Elizabeth
Special Ed Aide
MV

Morosin, Jerry
Head Custodian
VV

Myers, Nancy
Library Technician
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Nash-Amezcua, Kim
Health/Office Assistant
HS
Nelson, David
Teacher
VV

Nielsen, Susan
Psychologist
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Ortiz, Igor
Head Custodian
MV
Ortiz-Murillo, Patricia
Instructional Aide
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Perez, Jaquelin LVN Health Office Assistant VV
Prince, Shana
Teacher
MV
Prohaska, Evelyn
Instructional Aide
VV

 

Name
Position
School
Webpage
Reeves, Kirk Teacher
VV

Regan, Rob
Teacher
MV

Richards, Nancy
Lunch Clerk
VV
Ricoy, Juan
Principal
VV
Ritter, Joanna
Instructional Aide
HS
Roderick, Kai
Spec Ed Aode
HS
Romero, Katy
Special Ed Aide
MV
Romero, Linda
Health/Office Assistant
MV
Rotondo, Jill
Instructional Aide
VV
Ruiz, Jorge
Cafeteria Assistant
VV
Russell, Elizabeth
Teacher
MV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Satterthwaite, Diane
Accounting Technician
DO
Scott, Elizabeth
Teacher
MV

Seigel-Boettner, Lynn
Teacher
VV

Siciliano, Chelsea
Teacher MV
Spracher, Janis
Teacher
MV

Spracher, Kevin
Computer Specialist
HS
St. Peter, Jestin

Special Education Coordinator  Psychologist

District
Stevens, Greg
Computer Specialist
VV

Sugano, Isao
Teacher
HS

Sullivan, Marjorie
Reading Teacher
VV
Sundell, Mary
Art Specialist
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Talley, Adrian
Teacher
HS
Thornton, Rachel
Teacher
HS

Thurston, Nancy
Teacher
HS



Name
Position
School
Webpage



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Vermilyea, Jackie
Speech & Language Teacher
Preschool
Versola, Talli
Spec Ed Aide
HS
Voight, Tamara
Teacher
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Walsmith, Julie
Office Manager
HS
Warinner, Jolan
Instructional Aide
MV
Wasem, Jennifer
Library Technician
HS
Weber, Rebecca
SDC Teacher
HS
Webber, Diane
Noon Aide
MV
Wilder, Linda Instructional Aide
HS
Wilkes,Natalie
Teacher
VV
Wood, Murray
Computer Specialist
MV
Wootton, Karen
Instructional Aide
VV



Name
Position
School
Webpage
Zamora-Robinson, Michelle
Teacher
HS
Zola, Belinda
Instructional Aide
HS
Zuleger, Heather Teacher MV

 

 


Current Events

Information for Parents and Community

End of the Year Letter from the Superintendent

The superintendent has written an end of the year letter for parents and community.

Please click here to view the letter in English and Spanish.

Letter to the Community
A letter to our community regarding HSD's current budgetary issues from Superintendent Anne Hubbard
Click here for Spanish version.

Negotiations With Certificated Employees

Update: The Superintendent and Board of Trustees president met with the Hope District Teachers Association negotiating team on May 30, 2017.
Please click here to view the report from the negotiations meeting.
Summer Office Hours

The school offices will be closed for the month of July and will reopen on August 1st.

The District Office will be closed on July 3rd and 4th, and will be closed on Fridays during the month of July.


Cyber Safety Presentation
Officer Beth Lazarus of the Santa Barbara Police Department presented a Cyber Safety Parent Education Night on May 25 at Monte Vista School.
Please click here to view the Power Point presentation.
Bond Oversight Committee Members Needed

The Hope ESD Bond Oversight Committee is in need of members. This committee meets ONE time a year. The committee reviews any bond funds spent in order to make sure the expenditures are used only for the voter approved projects.

The committee needs 7 members from a variety of backgrounds:
• One (1) member active in a business organization representing the business community located in the District.
• One (1) member active in a senior citizen’s organization.
• One (1) member active in a bona-fide taxpayers association.
• One (1) member shall be a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the District.
• One (1) member shall be both a parent or guardian of a child enrolled in the district and active in a parent-teacher organization or school site council.
• Two (2) members of the community at-large appointed by the Board.

Click here for information and an application.

If you are interested, or know someone who fits a certain category that may be interested, please share the letter and application with them.

Thank you!

 
Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Hope District Board Room, 3970 La Colina Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110.


On October 26th, Board President, Dan Cunnison, Superintendent, Anne Hubbard, HDTA Negotiators, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston, and Janis Spracher, and CTA representative, Cindy Heller, met to discuss negotiating the 2016-17 collective bargaining agreement.

The Hope Elementary School District Board of Trustees will consider the proposal made by HDTA. The negotiating team will reconvene on November 10th.

El 26 de octubre Dan Cunnison, Presidente de la Junta Directiva, Anne Hubbard, Superintendente, Kelly Johnson, Nancy Thurston y Janis Spracher, Negociadores de HDTA y Cindy Heller, representante de CTA ,se reunieron para discutir negociaciones para el convenio laboral de 2016-17.

La Mesa Directiva del Distrito Escolar Hope considerará la propuesta hecha por HDTA. El equipo de negociación se volverá a reunir el 10 de noviembre.


A list of Budget Revisions that were completed in June 2016 is available for your information. Please (click here) to view the list.


 
Transitional Kindergarten
The Hope School District offers a Transitional Kindergarten program for students who will have their fifth birthday between September 2 and December 2, 2016.

Please Click Here For Information about the program.

Please Click Here For Information in Spanish.


 
Notice to Contractors

Hope Elementary School District invites licensed contractors to submit the name of their firm for inclusion on the Hope Elementary School District list of qualified bidders for the year 2017.  This list will be used to procure services, on an informal bid basis, valued at less than $175,000.

(Please Click Here to View the Notice to Contractors; Qualified Bidders for the Year 2017)


 
Integrated Pest Management Plan
The Hope School District Integrated Pest Management Plan, updated in July 2015, is available here for your information. (click here)


 
Local Educational Agency Plan Addendum
The Board of Trustees approved the Local Educational Agency Program Improvement Plan Addendum at their meeting on February 10, 2014. Please Click Here to view the approved addendum.
Click Here to view the 2015-16 LEAP budget update.


 
Master Plan for English Learners
The Santa Barbara County Master Plan for English Learners was developed by the Santa Barbara County Co-Op and provides a formal structure for program implementation and evaluation. The plan is available here for review.

To view the plan in English...Click Here

To view the plan in Spanish...Click Here



 
Smarter Balanced Tests
The Smarter Balanced tests are expected to replaced the STAR tests in English-Language Arts and Math beginning in the 2014-15 school year.  Practice tests are now available.

Click Here for Information About the Practice Tests in English or Spanish

 


 

 
District Residency
The Hope School District serves students who live within district attendance boundaries. The district residency policy BP 5111.1 outlines criteria for residency requirements. Please click here for the district residency policy.

 

 
Open Enrollment Policy
The recent passage of the Open Enrollment Act requires districts to adopt a policy for interdistrict attendance under the Open Enrollment Act.
Please click here to view Administrative Regulation 5117.1 Interdistrict Attendance: Open Enrollment Act ("OEA Transfers").

 

 
Education Protection Account

The Board of Trustees adopted Resolution 12/13-14 Regarding the Education Protection Account (EPA) on May 13, 2013. Proposition 30 requires any district receiving EPA funds to post how it spends those monies on its website.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2013-14.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2014-15.

Please Click Here to View the Fiscal Report Regarding EPA Funds for 2015-16.


 
Comments for Trustees
The Board of Trustees welcomes comments from our district parents and community members. A feedback form for your comments is available here (click). Please return the completed form to the district office.  Thank you.

 
General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee

The Bylaws for the Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee were adopted by the Board of Trustees at their meeting on November 8, 2010.

Bond Oversight Committee Bylaws Revised September 8, 2014 (click here)

Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2011 (click here)

Fund 21 Financial Report Bond Oversight Committee, December 2011 (click here)

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on June 6, 2012.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, June 2012 (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on August 20, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on October 21, 2014, at 3:00 p.m.

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)

 

The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee will meet on May 27, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at Monte Vista School

Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda (click here)


The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on May 27, 2015.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, May 2015 (click here)


The Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee met on October 18, 2016.

Bond Oversight Committee Annual Report, March 2017 (click here)

Proposition 39 Audit June 30, 2016 (click here)



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