CVCHS’s permanent teachers submitted a “Vote of No Confidence in the Clayton Valley Administration”. Their concerns regarding the school’s learning environment are outlined in this document. The names of our teachers were obtained through the California Public Records Act, and are also listed below. It is our hope that the teachers, the community and parents will act in solidarity to bring a positive learning environment for our students, faculty and staff.
Please join us Wednesday, January 14th at 6:00 in the Multi-Use Room, wear black to show YOUR solidarity for our Charter School, and please share your concerns with the Board of Trustees and the community.
Many of you have seen the flyer circulating around our community. We need your help to save Clayton Valley from internal corruption. It lists a small subset of the many grievances against David Linzey and his supporters on the CVCHS Board. Please attend the board meeting on Wednesday evening, December 10th at 6:00 in the multi-use room at Clayton Valley. Continue reading →
The CVCHS governing board met on Wednesday, November 122014. It was a historic moment. We all knew it was going to be a very special evening as soon as we walked into the room. Dozens of teachers filled the chairs and almost all were dressed in black. Dozens of community members also attended and almost all were dressed in black. This signified solidarity. Two stakeholder groups came together that night and publicly supported each other once again.
No longer can anyone say this is a few disgruntled people. Kipp Penovich, the teacher union president handed the school board 27 sworn statements from 27 of the 40 permanent employed teachers. He testified that there would have been many more but the other teachers were too afraid of retaliation to make a public statement. They had already witnessed this too many times with their colleagues who spoke out. Continue reading →