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Title: Educational Options Center


1
Educational Options Center
  • Enrolls students from across Southern California

2
Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood has State Preschool and Head
    Start programs that serve 800 low income families.

3
Homeless Liason
  • That as of June 30th, 2012, there were over 2000
    students identified as homeless and over 650
    students identified as foster/group students in
    RUSD?

4
Jodi Gonzales/Program Quality/Academic English
Learners/Categoricals Dept.
  • Our department teamed up with 5 elementary
    schools in 2011 to implement The AVID Elementary
    program and will expand to 7 schools in 2012!

5
Bryant School of Arts Innovation
  • All students attend art and music classes each
    week

6
Human Resources
  • Human Resources is going paperless through
    DocuShare

7
Special Education Services
  • Did You Know that the district has created an
    in-house Intensive Behavior Interventions team
    and has reclassified and trained 50 classified
    employees and 14 teachers to reduce our reliance
    on outside agencies when providing service to
    students with autism?

8
Facilities Projects
  • We've managed 412 million of construction
    projects over the last 10 years

9
Payroll
  • Works during blackout and other shutdowns times
    to process paychecks

10
Alcott Elementary School
  • With the combined support of PTA and the Alcott
    School Foundation, Alcott is starting the
    "Journey to Success" program, a student
    organization and character education program
    based on coach John Wooden's Pyramid of Success.

11
Central Middle School
  • A time capsule was buried in 1978. However, no
    one knows for sure where it is.

12
Instructional Services
  • RUSD middle and high schools will be partnering
    with Ed Trust-West this coming year to examine
    student academic experience and recommend
    strategies aimed at increasing the number of
    students who complete A-G college entrance course
    sequences.

13
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
  • We were named a 10-10 school this summer!

14
Publications Department
  • During the summer Publication produces 4,000,000
    copies per month

15
Riverside Adult School
  • Our facility is eighty-five years old

16
Jefferson Elementary School
  • We have had two dead bobcats on campus.

17
Nutrition Services
  • Our Secondary offer a minimum of 14 different
    entree choices each day and serve more meals in
    25 minute lunch period that most restaurants do
    in a 16 hour work day.

18
Sunshine Early Childhood Center
  • Sunshine addresses the special education needs of
    over 300 preschoolers annually

19
Riverside Adult School
  • Serves the largest number of GAIN participants in
    Riverside County

20
Special Education
  • There are approximately 650 students in
    elementary non-severe (mild/moderate) programs in
    the district."

21
Nutrition Services
  • Creating a healthier environment for our students
    changing perception of school meals such as
    the "Farmers' Market Salad Bar" program, daily
    BBQs, and secondary sites food court.

22
Categorical Programs and Academic English
Learners
  • Our focus is to establish and grow an enduring
    legacy of academic success for each scholar.

23
King High School
  • Despite the fact that we have more than 3,200
    students, fewer than 50 are English Language
    Learners (ELL). This past year, with the
    assistance of Janie Rhodes and Michelle Mitchell,
    we made significant improvements with all aspects
    associated with their educational development.

24
Jackson Elementary School
  • Jackson is 53 years old

25
Alcott Elementary School
  • My site turned fifty
  • years old in 2011

26
Maintenance Operations
  • MO maintains 53 sites encompassing 584,800 acres
    of real estate

27
Chemawa Middle School
  • Chemawa 8th Grade Students have an opportunity to
    apply and be selected to attend a trip to NASA's
    Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

28
Special Education Services
  • 78 of seniors in special education graduated
    with a diploma this past school year.

29
Special Education Services
  • The aggressive pursuit of state and federal
    grants has allowed PRIME Time and HEARTS to
    expand from 6 schools in 2000 serving 900
    students/day to 27 schools in 2012 serving 4,300
    students/day from the close of school until 6
    p.m. daily.

30
Beatty Elementary School
  • Beatty has an orange grove entitled "The Queen's
    Court"

31
Longfellow Elementary School
  • Our school was built in 1898

32
Lincoln High School
  • Students CST's scores are consistently improving
    each year and near the top in similar schools in
    the county.

33
NIS
  • NIS use to be behind the wood shop at Sierra

34
Instructional Services
  • Did you know that the motto of the Instructional
    Services Department is "Collaborate Innovate
    Educate"?

35
Human Resources
  • Did you know that Human Resources processes
    approximately 500 unemployment claims each year,
    with the highest volume occurring during the
    months of June, July and August?

36
Gage Middle School
  • The last school in the district with a woodshop
    program.

37
Annette Alvarez-Business Office
  • Fulfilled a life-long dream of sky-diving around
    ten years ago and hopes to experience it again in
    the near future.

38
Gage Middle School
  • The last school in the district with a woodshop
    program.

39
Chemawa Middle School
  • Chemawa was built on the site of a previous ZOO
    where the electric line buses used to travel.

40
NIS
  • We've been at the same location since the late
    70's.

41
Kim Coons-Leonard/Inst. Services
  • Took a year of Gulf Arabic for Foreign Language
    in college.

42
Lanna Goffman/EOC
  • Was on TV with Minnie Pearl holding me as a baby

43
Program Quality/Academic English Learners
  • I played clarinet and sax in my grandparents
    dance band.

44
Gary Reller
  • I learned how to barefoot water ski on my summer
    vacation.

45
Anthony Hajeid/NIS
  • Did you know I was born in a foreign country?
    Jordan

46
Dale Moore/Riverside STEM Academy
  • I was in a motorcycle accident when I was 19 and
    lead me to me to go to college

47
Mike Fine / Business Services
  • High school graduating class only had seven
    students.

48
Patti Popovich, Fremont
  • I am one of the four children my parents adopted
    from South Korea. My mother spent countless
    hours talking to church groups about Korean
    adoptions, and I could repeat her presentations
    almost verbatim. Because of her active
    involvement with the Holt Adoption Agency (now
    Holt International), my siblings and I
    experienced once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. We
    were invited to a breakfast with the President
    and First Lady of South Korea. We also "had
    tea" with Pearl S. Buck (who won a Pulitzer Prize
    for her novel The Good Earth). As an adult, I
    was a guest speaker for some of the Holt
    International parenting classes, and my mother's
    presentations served me well. Then, when I came
    to Fremont, I met a family who had attended one
    of those classes and had adopted children from
    China and Korea!

49
Dalia Gadelmawla/Budget Department
  • I have a greenhouse in my backyard and it's twice
    the size of my office.

50
Angela McKinney
  • I have worked for 35 years of my life without
    interruption!

51
Linda Bedsworth/Superintendent's Office
  • I rode a school bus all 13 years of school.

52
Launa Whitlock / Human Resources
  • I never finished Kindergarten (due to medical
    reasons).

53
Vanessa Connor - Human Resources
  • Scored my highest game in bowling when I was 8
    months pregnant with my first child (240 points)

54
Daniel Patterson/Educational Accountability
  • I wrote a patented software application for the
    Naval Undersea Warfare Center

55
Kelli Dower
  • Met Stevie Wonder in person four months ago.

56
Chuck Hiroto
  • I have taught over 300 students to juggle here at
    Gage Middle School. Juggle on, Gators!!!

57
Raul Ayala
  • English is my second language.

58
Waudieur Rucker-Hughes
  • I was a cheerleader in high school and college?

59
Anne Marie Montgomery / Instructional Services
  • I love The Doctor. Who? Dr. Who, that's who.
    Don't blink.

60
Bernie Marez
  • I have a twin brother who is my best friend.

61
Mike Fitzgerald/Energy/MO
  • Born, raised , and educated in New England.

62
Kathy Everhart - Risk Management
  • I try to replicate interesting food dishes from
    quirky restaurants we try in different towns we
    visit.

63
Lee Raimondi
  • Student Sport Pilot, Helicopters

64
Paul DeFoe
  • I worked as a radio announcer for several local
    market stations while attending college.

65
JoLynn Barnes
  • One of my personal goals is to complete an
    Ironman triathlon before I die (hopefully a long
    time before I die )).

66
Margi Jacobson/Special Education
  • I won 1st place in a WCTU speech contest while a
    7th grader at Sierra.

67
Highland Elementary School
  • School was established in 1956

68
Washington Elementary School
  • We are beginning our third year of a very
    successful dual immersion program!

69
Jefferson Elementary School
  • Jefferson Elementary had two students rank in the
    top 5 five for First in Math in the Nation, State
    and the district. Angel Rodriguez ranked 2nd in
    the Nation for all fifth grade students, he
    ranked 4th in the state for all students and he
    ranked 1st in RUSD with 42,743 virtual stickers.
    Amy Dang ranked 4th in the Nation for all 5th
    grade students, she ranked fifth in the state and
    2nd in RUSD with 36,647 virtual stickers. What a
    great accomplishment for these two mathematicians.

70
Taft Elementary School
  • Taft will begin music instruction for all 5th
    grade students in the fall 2012.

71
Ramona High School
  • Ramona's Health and Biosciences Academy is a
    hidden gem in RUSD. Amazing things are happening!

72
Liberty Elementary School
  • MANY Liberty teachers truly enjoy camping. This
    is great for me because I have already been able
    to build strong relationships on a common topic.

73
Frank Augustus Middle School
  • Offering two language choices this year - Chinese
    and Spanish

74
Pachappa Elementary School
  • Earned an average of 1193 stickers per student to
    place first in 2012 First In Math placements and
    broke the top 50 in the state with 44th place

75
DEA Assessment Center
  • 56 of our staff are bilingual

76
NIS
  • NIS is located in a converted classroom and next
    to an alley

77
Special Education Services / Project TEAM
  • RUSD was one of two state-wide winners of the
    2011-12 Grazer Outstanding Achievement in
    Leadership (GOAL) award from the California
    Advisory Commission on Special Education for
    RUSDs secondary Learn to Earn transition
    program, a program designed to provide career
    awareness and job training experiences to
    students receiving special education services.

78
Martin Luther King High School
  • Over 4000 you tube hits on our YOTO 850 video

79
Mark Twain Elementary School
  • Mark Twain had the largest population of students
    of all the elementary campuses in 2011 - 2012.

80
Poly High School
  • The Poly Army JROTC unit was one of the original
    units started in 1917 and earned another
    Distinguished Honor Unit designation this past
    year.

81
Castle View Elementary School
  • A Freedom Tree was planted on site on January 10,
    1973 dedicated to Captain Richard Halpin and all
    POW and MIA soldiers. This January will mark
    it's 40th year.

82
Ramona High School
  • First all digital high school on the west coast.
    Students are issued a digital device, instead of
    textbooks.

83
Monroe Elementary School
  • 18 orange trees were planted in an newly
    established grove on campus. All trees were
    donated by staff members.

84
Human Resources
  • All Classified Personnel files has been digitized.

85
Woodcrest Elementary School
  • Our school is 42 SES.

86
Superintendents Office
  • The Support Staff in the Superintendent's office
    tries to answer every call during business hours
    (by the second ring), in order to provide
    excellent customer service to external and
    internal customers alike.

87
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
  • Beginning this year, we are offering 3 sections
    of Chinese as an elective course.

88
Elementary Education
  • Three staff members were asked to present at
    national or international conferences in 2011-12.

89
Pupil Services / SELPA
  • Approximately 11 of K-12 students in RUSD have
    IEPs.

90
Sierra Middle School
  • Sierra is one of only 51 middle schools in the
    nation to be an AVID demonstration school.

91
Poly High School
  • The three assistant principals who worked under
    Frank Paredes in the early 2000s all became RUSD
    principals at three secondary sites.

92
Pupil Services- SELPA
  • Three years ago there were four types of
    transfers and the number of transfers that were
    processed was _at_ 3,000. In 2012 there are twelve
    different kinds of transfers and over _at_ 5,000
    requests have been processed for the 2012-2013
    school year.

93
Victoria Elementary School
  • Recently purchased Lenovo tablets for library
    e-books.

94
Earhart Middle School
  • The company that built Earhart went bankrupt
    during construction

95
Central Middle School
  • First PI school in the state of California to go
    a one-to-one program where every student was
    given a laptop.

96
Maintenance and Operations
  • Our department has 2 employees that control 52
    school sites.

97
Special Education/Pupil Services
  • We no longer do registration at this site (CRC)

98
Mountain View Elementary School
  • We have full implementation of AVID Elementary in
    grades four through six and are adding grade
    three.

99
Maintenance and Operations
  • From 7/1/11 to 6/30/12 MO completed 23,376 work
    orders

100
Adams Elementary School
  • Adams ES has grown API by 35 points in the last
    five years reaching 809 for the first time in 2011

101
Rivera Elementary School
  • Rivera was the first RUSD elementary site to be
    named after a community member.

102
Martin Luther King High School
  • One of MLK Campus Supervisors was a former NFL
    player.

103
John W. North High School
  • We are applying to become an AVID National
    Demonstration School.

104
John W. North High School
  • We are applying to become an AVID National
    Demonstration School.

105
Human Resources
  • Did you know... Human Resources is going to
    develop a Haiku site to access monthly voluntary
    trainings.

106
Hawthorne Elementary School
  • There is a propeller blade from an orange grove
    heater mounted on a wall in the MPR.

107
Ramona High School
  • The Ramona High School Guidance Department is
    pleased to announce the first recipient of the
    Ryan Bonaminio Memorial Scholarship and Service
    Award went to a Class of 2012 Ramona graduate who
    also served as a commanding officer in our MJROTC
    program.

108
Lake Matthew Elementary School
  • We have more than 50 of the faculty with GATE
    certificates

109
NIS
  • Did you know NIS closed 17,673 work orders over
    the last 12 months?

110
Liberty Elementary School
  • Each Spring the GATE students present a full
    musical

111
Gage Middle School
  • Gage's CELDT Bootcamp held over the last three
    years has produced some remarkable results for
    our EL students in all phase levels.

112
Martin Luther King High School
  • The MLK staff voted to have collaboration time
    for 2012-13 for the first time.

113
Ed Accountability
  • The Assessment Center tests more than 1,000
    kindergarteners from July 1 to Aug 20

114
Business Services
  • Accounting, Accounts Payable, Attendance
    Accounting, Payroll, and Budget Departments were
    once located on the second floor in the the
    administration building on Fourteenth Street.

115
Instructional Services
  • Based on the collaboration between Instruction
    and RCC, placement into an entry level English
    class at RCC has improved from 18 in 2009 to 40
    in 2012.

116
Purchasing
  • We are often asked "are you guys located next to
    the dog pound?"

117
Human Resources
  • All Females Running A Tight Ship

118
Fremont Elementary School
  • Every fifth and sixth grade student, with parent
    permission, is given the opportunity to check out
    a Kindle Fire for both academic and personal use.
    We put them into students' hands and did a "test
    run" this past April, and teachers creatively
    integrated them throughout the day. Activities
    included using CST RTQs for test prep, taking
    math tests online, researching topics for social
    studies, identifying causes of the Civil War
    while watching United Streaming clips, and
    finding current events. And, because they are
    free, students are reading downloading and
    reading the classics. Our goal at Fremont is for
    every student K-6 to have a Kindle Fire.

119
NIS
  • NIS is comprised of two departments, Computing
    Services and Networking Services. Computing
    Services provides Applications Development and
    support. Networking Services provides support and
    maintenance for our fileservers, phones, cabling,
    etc.

120
NIS
  • I am a big USC football fan

121
NIS
  • Our department has many big sports fans

122
Human Resources
  • First department to go digital

123
NIS
  • We're a services driven organization

124
Business Services
  • The Contracts Department consists of one person.

125
Budget Department
  • We offer one on one budget training to new staff
    as needed

126
Business Services
  • Payroll costs run about 6.2 million per WEEK.
    The District's state required reserves total 6.4
    million. Not really a whole lot of reserves for
    a rainy day.

127
Risk Management
  • There are "new eyes" to build upon great programs
    in place.

128
DEA / Assessment Center
  • The Assessment Center tests more than 1,200
    incoming kindergarten students each who have a
    languge other than English declared at enrollment.

129
Riverside STEM Academy
  • Every week students learn from a STEM
    professional at the 'Thursday Symposium'

130
NIS
  • NIS blocks over 100,000 spam emails per day

131
Arlington High School
  • Arlington High School has embarked on a journey
    to strengthen the school culture and community
    relations by forming a culture committee. This
    has been spear headed by staff and will include
    students, parents and community members.

132
Program Quality/Academic English Learners
  • We now support dual language immersion programs
    at two elementary schools in the district. Goals
    are fluency in English and in Spanish, and high
    academic achievement. Great student success so
    far and STRONG parent interest.

133
Poly High School
  • Poly's Puente Program's pilot year was extremely
    successful. Two sections, 70 ninth grade
    students, completed the year of Honors Intro to
    Lit., and the majoriy received a C or better in
    Honors Biology, too. With our second cohort of
    under-represented students beginning this honors
    academic support program in 2012-13, we'll have
    over 140 students engaging honors-level courses
    who may never have considered taking this path
    without our Puente team supporting them!

134
Instructional Services
  • About 25 of the students identified as gifted
    each year in our first grade GATE screening are
    AELs.

135
NIS
  • All district electronic data converges and is
    connected by one piece of copper wire no larger
    than a strand of hair.

136
North High School
  • The word Husky originated from the word referring
    to Arctic people in general, Eskimos, "...known
    as Huskies, a contraction of Huskimos

137
Educational Options Center
  • In the last 18 months, we have had over 300
    visits from school officials, legislators,
    business leaders and school reformers.

138
NIS
  • The NIS department supports over 10,000 computers.

139
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
  • Four time recipient of the California
    Distinguished School Award

140
Magnolia Elementary School
  • Magnolia is 98 years old! In two years, we will
    celebrate our 100th birthday! The original
    Magnolia site was on Brockton.

141
Arlington High School
  • Our students raised 4,000 to give a 3-year-old
    boy, who is struggling for his life, his wish
    through Make-a-Wish Foundation.

142
University Heights Middle School
  • Did you know that University Heights was
    originally located at what is now the Cesar
    Chavez Center on University Avenue?

143
Highgrove Elementary School
  • We complete CELDT for all students within the
    first 20 days of school!

144
Earhart Middle School
  • Earhart will be a digital middle school for the
    2013/2013.

145
NIS
  • We have added over 1,000 Wireless APs to our
    campuses this year.

146
Emerson Elementary School
  • The City of Riverside and Riverside Unified
    School District have a joint use agreement for
    the Eastside Community Garden at Emerson
    Elementary School

147
Human Resources
  • The HR web page has a
  • new look.

148
Monroe Elementary School
  • 11 raised vegetable beds were built, planted, and
    maintained by staff and student s in the HEARTS
    program.

149
Ramona High School
  • Performing Arts Magnet High School

150
Castle View Elementary School
  • Our longest running program is provided by a
    volunteer. For nearly 20 years, Cathy Sperry has
    ran a drama club on campus. She was once a 49ers
    Cheerleader and has been featured on the TV show
    "School Pride'.

151
Poly High School
  • Poly has many famous alumni athletes, including
    Reggie Miller, Cheryl Miller, and Bobby Bonds. 5
    played MLB, 1 played on a Super Bowl winning
    team, 4 competed in the Olympics (2 golds, 1
    silver, 2012???), and one drove in the
    Indianapolis 500.

152
Mark Twain Elementary School
  • Many of the teachers were not part of the
    original staff. Their background and knowledge
    from various parts of the district adds a
    richness and depth to planning and problem
    solving that is not only helpful but unusual.

153
Martin Luther King High School
  • Outstanding school spirit and high student
    participation

154
Special Education Services / Project TEAM
  • RUSDs Project T.E.A.M., a transitional/vocational
    program for students 19-22 with significant
    disabilities, has an on-site work activity
    program simulating adult vocational programs
    where daily over 50 students assemble, collate,
    package and complete unique tasks for community
    partners. T.E.A.M. could possibly assist your
    school, department, or program.

155
Business Services / NIS
  • WOBS - Women of Business Services - What Mike
    affectionately calls us!

156
DEA Assessment Center
  • We have a great sense of humor.

157
Ajay Shah-NIS
  • After college, my friends and I backpacked
    through Europe. It was the best trip ever.

158
Pachappa Elementary School
  • Founded in 1953, its design was featured in the
    November, 1954 issue of Architectural Forum
    published in New York

159
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
  • Beginning the IB Middle Years Program!

160
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
  • Liberty is a No Excuses University School.

161
Ramona High School
  • This is a guess, but I think Ramona has more
    graduates that are now working there than any
    other site in the district.

162
Steven Ybarra
  • I finished the Los Angeles Marathon in four hours
    and twenty minutes.

163
Taft Elementary School
  • Our school's diverse make up of students is very
    simular to our district's ethnic breakdown.

164
Trevor Painton
  • Love to go deep sea fishing.

165
Washington Elementary School
  • There are several different kinds of gardens on
    our campus? We have a rose garden, a sunflower
    garden, and aw vegetable garden

166
Highland Elementary School
  • Office windows are now covered with outstanding
    visual graphics with pictures highlighting
    students and school.

167
NIS
  • The last time we were housed with other District
    Offices (before I started here) was when the
    District owned the now County OOE building. I
    believe we were in the basement at that time.

168
Chemawa Middle School
  • Chemawa is 84 years old and some students are
    third generation.

169
Gage Middle School
  • We recently added a 20 foot tall "Gator Pride"
    mural in our quad to show our loyalty to our
    school and academics.

170
Human Resources
  • Did you know that Human Resources works with over
    600 employees each year regarding extended sick
    leaves?

171
Instructional Services
  • Did you know that in the past two years, three
    Instructional Specialists have been promoted to
    principals?

172
NIS
  • Coordinates the electronic submission of CBEDS
    and 7 CALPADS state reports

173
Lincoln High School
  • We have graduated over one-third of our student
    body since the implementation of CAHSEE

174
Longfellow Elementary School
  • Last year we reclassified 86 English Learners

175
Beatty Elementary School
  • Beatty is surrounded by industrial businesses

176
NIS
  • The main NIS building has no exposed windows.

177
Program Development
  • Using CST proficiency level improvement as the
    benchmark, students attending PRIME Time and
    HEARTS have a demonstrated 5-year track record of
    closing the achievement gap beyond gains shown
    for non-attendees.

178
Pupil Services
  • 29 fewer students were expelled in 2011-12 than
    in 2008-09."

179
Chemawa Middle School
  • Chemawa Middle School will be a 11 School for
    the purpose of Digital Learning. Chemawa
    previoulsy did a cohort where 1/3 of the students
    had digital devices.

180
Madison Elementary School
  • Madison kick-started its school-wide one-on-one
    iPod Touch program this summer thanks to a Title
    3 grant.

181
Maintenance Operations
  • MO only has 2 painters

182
Alcott Elementary School
  • My site was built and integrated after Lowell
    School was burned down.

183
Human Resources
  • Did you know that all of the personnel files will
    be able to be accessed from the school site or
    from home?

184
Jackson Elementary School
  • For the 50th aniversery a mural was painted by
    volunteer staff, faculty a subsitute teacher
    who did the entire plan

185
Categorical Programs and Academic English
Learners
  • We look to significantly change the RUSD culture
    by understanding and valuing other's cultures and
    examining our beliefs, attitudes and behaviors.

186
Jackson Elementary School
  • King High's "Link Crew" contributes to not only
    the initial transition from middle school to high
    school, it "tracks" students during their time
    with us in a way that makes ALL students feel
    welcome, important, and "connected". In addition,
    they assist with the "Freshman Summit" three
    times each year. This program ensures that our
    freshman are making adequate academic progess and
    facilitates a variety of interventions if needed.

187
Nutrition Services
  • Employees' motivation program which includes the
    Ice-Cream Social and creating our brand of WOW

188
Special Education Services
  • There are five K-1st grade, ten 1st -2nd grade,
    thirteen grade 3rd -4th grade, and seventeen 5th
    -6th SDC-non severe programs.

189
Riverside Adult School
  • Has met or exceeded the minimum federal student
    performance standards in each Instructional Level
    for the past two years

190
Sunshine Early Childhood Center
  • As of 2012, the majority of speech and language
    delayed or non-severely handicapped students who
    started services at Sunshine at age three will be
    able to attend regular kindergarten with minimal
    support.

191
Nutrition Services
  • RUSD's Nutrition Services leads the country in
    innovative approaches to meal service.

192
Steve Palmer
  • I am a graduate of USC, but a self-taught
    programmer. My first program was written on a
    small hand-held Casio computer with a one line
    LCD display in the early 80's. That application
    did automotive lease calculations for auto
    dealerships and banks.

193
Jefferson Elementary School
  • We reclassified the most students we have ever
    reclassified in the history of the school.

194
Riverside Adult School
  • We allow the opportunity for adult students to
    succeed.

195
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
  • We have an outstanding 100 Mile Club with over
    500 members participating regularly.

196
Instructional Services
  • Through Completion Counts initiative, RUSD
    students are now eligible for a guarantee which
    assures that qualified students will get the
    classes, financial aid, and support services
    needed in order to complete an associate degree
    within 2 years at RCC.

197
Central Middle School
  • Central has the smallest student enrollment for
    middle schools in RUSD

198
Alcott Elementary School
  • The idea of using the Big Ideas and Elementary
    teachers are now using "Big Ideas" and Essential
    questions to set learning objectives in
    mathematics combined with "concept mapping" to
    improve retention and increase motivation.

199
Payroll
  • Processes over 75,000 time cards a year

200
Facilities Projects
  • We currently are managing 40 million worth of
    construction projects

201
Facilities Projects
  • Did You Know that in the process of converting to
    an in-house Intensive Behavior Interventions
    model, the district has reduced payments to
    non-public agencies by 825,765 over the last
    three years?

202
Human Resources
  • New Certificated Director

203
Bryant School of Arts Innovation
  • All kindergarten and first grade students have
    iPod Touch learning devices

204
Program Quality/Academic English
Learners/Categoricals Dept.
  • Our department oversees the implementation of the
    Spanish Dual Language Immersion Programs at
    Washington and Castle View Elementary Schools.

205
Homeless Laison
  • That more than 500,000 children and youth are in
    foster care in the US and that approximately
    20,000 youth "age-out" or emancipate from foster
    care each year?

206
Early Childhood Development
  • Parents must qualify for our programs based on
    income. State preschool will now be charging
    family fees based on family income on a sliding
    scale.

207
Educational Options Center
  • Identified as one of 40 model blended learning
    schools in the nation

208
Woodcrest Elementary School
  • Woodcrest has received API scores of 800 since
    04-05, but they did not make AYP for past two
    years.

209
Arlington High School
  • One of our more popular and successful student
    groups/classes is the all-male hip hop dance team.

210
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
  • Our staff is collaborative and competitive-we
    WILL be the first middle school to reach 900.

211
Elementary Education
  • Online learning for teachers was very successful
    this past year.

212
Pupil Services
  • Approximately 1 in 114 K-12 students in RUSD are
    eligible for Special Education because of
    Autistic-like behaviors.

213
Superintendents Office
  • We have three staff members in the
    Superintendent's office (Dr. Bill Ermert, Dr.
    Kirk Lewis, and Mrs. Joyce Threadgold) who
    received their 35 year pins last year. A lot of
    hard work, commitment, and knowledge have been
    exerted by these dedicated individuals.

214
University Heights Middle School
  • Half our students take their classes in portable
    classrooms that are dated and tired. Our students
    continue to thrive. We will plan for facity
    upgrades for our community and will enjoy this
    adventure in every phase!

215
Harrison Elementary School
  • The Harrison Community strongly supports the
    school. At every grade level parent volunteers
    provide valuable support.

216
Sierra Middle School
  • Sierra was named a clean campus by Keep Riverside
    Clean and Beautiful for the most inspirational
    student leadership.

217
Poly High School
  • A recent graduate is swimming for the USA in the
    2012 Summer Olympics.

218
Victoria Elementary School
  • Teachers coming together to support colleagues
    with combination classrooms.

219
Earhart Middle School
  • Opened with 600 students maxed at 1675

220
Pupil Services
  • With the creation of the Intensive Behavior
    Intervention Assistant positions the Department
    has reduced the cost of providing ABA services to
    students by _at_ 300,000.00 during the
  • 2011-2012 school year.

221
Central Middle School
  • Central MS has bell tower and bell in the quad
    area of the the campus.

222
Maintenance Operations
  • Even with the expansion of our sites, we are
    currently using energy at 2003 levels.

223
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
  • One to one iPod Touch program for third grade
    students

224
Special Education/Pupil Services
  • Pre Expulsion Review Conference (PERC) occur here

225
Special Education/Pupil Services
  • Pre Expulsion Review Conference (PERC) occur here

226
Mountain View Elementary School
  • All students in grades three through six are
    provided with their own laptops for use at school
    and home during the school year.

227
Maintenance Operations
  • From 7/1/11 to 6/30/12 MO 877 work orders were
    directly related to Vandalism

228
Adams Elementary School
  • Adams ES will begin preschool classes for the
    first time this fall.

229
Rivera Elementary School
  • Rivera students have particpated in Math
    Olympiads for the past ten years.

230
Martin Luther King High School
  • Annual softball game between staff and seniors
    for cancer awareness.

231
John W. North High School
  • We are implementing an IB Middle Years Program.

232
Human Resources
  • Did you know... if you didn't document it, it
    didn't happen.

233
Hawthorne Elementary School
  • There is a small vegetable farm across the street
    .

234
Ramona High School
  • Ramonas completely new pool is scheduled for
    completion at the end of September. Which is
    great news for our three-time, defending league
    champion, boys water polo team who also happen
    to be the first water polo championship team in
    the schools 56 year history.

235
Lake Mathews Elementary School
  • We are the only school which sits at the base of
    a lake.

236
NIS
  • Did you know out of the last 2800 work order
    survey responses NIS received an average rating
    of 4.85 out of a possible 5 for our Service skills

237
Liberty Elementary School
  • Our teachers are so excited about the new school
    year that they created a committee called Agents
    of Change. This committee is working towards
    improving teacher and student morale.

238
Gage Middle School
  • Gage was one of only six middle schools named a
    California Distinguished School in Riverside
    County in 2011.

239
Educational Options Center
  • The opportunity class is changing from an EOC run
    program to a site based program. Students will
    be attending 6 classes instead of the reduced day
    model. 3 classes on campus and 3 periods in a
    single class.

240
Ed Accountability
  • Ed Accountability facilitates more than 230,000
    assessments for all CAHSEE, CST, district
    assessments plus national and international
    assessments

241
Business Services
  • Fiscal Services works year-round even during
    weeks that have been designated as "blackout"
    weeks or during those weeks when schools are
    closed throughout the year.

242
Instructional Services
  • Since January, 2010 to August 2012, district ELA
    teachers have completed 8,280 hours of
    standards-based professional development
    delivered by ELA Instructional Services.

243
NIS
  • We work equally with technology and information.

244
Visual and Performing Arts
  • Our middle school visual arts students have
    participated in the first annual Middle School
    Art Show at the Riverside Art Museum

245
Purchasing
  • Last fiscal year - we order 2,598,935.76 from
    Arey Jones and 1,537,490.63 from Apple

246
NIS
  • NIS is the support behind much of data which is
    used throughout RUSD. Many vendor applications
    including Haiku, Data Director, RUSD website
    contacts, Destiny and others rely upon data
    extracted by NIS.

247
Fremont Elementary School
  • This year, teachers want to implement a
    schoolwide ELA intervention program for students
    in grades 1-6. Rotations will last about 2
    weeks, and students will be grouped by needs,
    regardless of grade level. We will serve
    students at all ability levels, which means that
    we will have enrichment classes as well. This is
    a brand-new venture for Fremont, so we will have
    to work out the glitches as we go. I am proud
    of Fremont teachers for their desire and
    willingness to try something different.

248
Human Resources
  • 18 employees represent over 250 years of
    history/experience in our department

249
Human Resources
  • All application forms needed are now linked to
    vacancy flyers.

250
Business Services
  • Between October 14, 2011 and June 30, 2012, the
    Contracts Department processed over 600 contracts

251
NIS
  • About 80 of our data infrastructure is
    virtualized.

252
Budget Department
  • We have a webpage on the Intranet where you can
    access forms and run reports

253
Business Services
  • The longest serving Business Services employee
    has been in Purchasing for 34 years. Sheryl
    Lakes started as a child!

254
Risk Management
  • Diligently looking at ways to save the district
    money on liabilities, as well as health care.

255
DEA/Assessment Center
  • The Assessment Center has the English proficiency
    classification for almost all pre-enrolled and
    district preschoolers completed and entered into
    Aeries by the start of school.

256
Riverside STEM Academy
  • All students participate in a long-term science
    or engineering project and students are give
    opportunities to collaborate with a STEM
    professional

257
NIS
  • Through Erate, NIS saves the District 100's of
    thousands of dollars per year

258
Arlington High School
  • Arlington High School has a systematic
    intervention for each grade level designed to
    increase the number of students earning the
    appropriate number of credits so to increase
    graduation rates.

259
Program Quality/Academic English Learners
  • Our department received a 100,000 grant from
    Target to support our Dual Language Immersion
    schools.

260
NIS
  • NIS staff members visit most every site and
    campus several times a week.

261
Woodcrest
  • To occupy my time during the summer months as a
    teenager I spent most of the summer standing on a
    2 foot platform on the back of a tractor
    detasseling corn. I met a look of interesting
    looking bugs, but had a great time earning extra
    funds for school clothes, oh and school supplies.
    )

262
Poly High School
  • During the 2011-12 school year, Poly initiated
    several school-wide programs to support students'
    school success, including Link Crew, Puente, and
    Renaissance!

263
Instructional Services
  • Pre-Advanced Placement (AP) Spanish and AP
    Spanish are currently available at two of our
    middle schools and were initially funded through
    the Advanced Placement Incentive Program, a
    federally funded grant.

264
John W. North High School
  • John North, founder of Riverside, is not buried
    in the rose garden on campus

265
Educational Options Center
  • Starting an AVID alternative ed program this
    school year.

266
NIS
  • By end of 1st quarter 2013, NIS will have
    increased the network speed from every site to
    the internet to 1 Gigabit per second.

267
Magnolia Elementary School
  • A current RUSD principal attended Magnolia as a
    child and recalled being run out to the wall on
    Magnolia Ave to watch President Nixon's motorcade
    drive by.

268
University Heights Middle School
  • University Heights is on its way to becoming an
    authorized MYP school. Dr. Baker from Glendale
    has chosen our school to visit before he begins
    his new position as Principal of an MYP middle
    school in China this month! WOW!

269
Highgrove Elementary School
  • Highgrove students are striving to achieve an API
    over 800!

270
Earhart Middle School
  • Earhart had several hundred students voluntarily
    participate in the Kahn Academy Summer Program
    with many of them spending over 20 hours learning
    Math.

271
Emerson Elementary School
  • for over 30 years, Emerson has a Community
    Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for Sixth Grade
    Science Camp

272
Educational Options Center
  • Keeps it's "doors" open 24/7 throughout the
    school year

273
Early Childhood Development
  • Dad's University is a newly formed partnership
    between Family Services and Early Childhood and
    is a series of parent workshops aimed solely at
    fathers and male role models of students grades
    preschool to first grade.

274
Homeless Liaison
  • That 27 of the homeless have spent time in
    foster care?

275
Bryant School of Arts Innovation
  • Our student population has increased 60 since
    2010

276
Irene Cruz
  • Managers get a view of 14th Street with its
    variety of foot and vehicle traffic

277
Cyndi Hartshorn
  • Did You Know that in the last 10 years, the total
    number of students in special education has
    increased by 4, but the number of students with
    autism has increased by 200?

278
Program Quality/Academic English
Learners/Categoricals Dept.
  • We just completed a two year pilot program with
    AVID Center for a middle school pre AVID course
    specifically for long term academic English
    learners designed to excel their literacy so they
    will become fluent in English.

279
Kevin Hauser/ Facilities Projects
  • Our department has
  • two people in it

280
Elizabeth Gosnell Highgrove Elementary
  • We have an dedicated teaching and support staff!

281
Payroll
  • Works in a portable

282
Dawn Smith
  • To comply with state requirements for 40 hours of
    materials-based training, all training modules
    were developed/coordinated in-house, and 7 of
    those modules were developed into an online
    format. By May of 2013, nearly all of our
    elementary teachers will have completed the
    training modules, both face-to-face and online.

283
Pablo Sanchez/Central Middle School
  • Central MS is one of the three original Junior
    High Schools built in Riverside. Its the only
    one of the three that still has original
    buildings.

284
Jodi Gonzales/Program Quality/Academic English
Learners/Categoricals Dept.
  • I was born and raised in New York.

285
Instructional Services
  • Due to the extraordinary efforts of RUSD
    counselors, the number of seniors who submitted
    completed FAFSA financial aid applications
    increased by 10 over this past year, allowing
    that many more, low income, first generation
    students, to make college-going dreams a reality.

286
John F. Kennedy
  • Thirteen languages are spoken by various students
    at Kennedy.

287
Rachel Bramlett
  • I am the oldest of 32 cousins from 14 aunts and
    uncles.

288
Jefferson Elementary
  • Using AVID strategies in the upper grades has
    made a difference for our students.

289
Nutrition Services
  • Our Farmers Market Salad Bar Program is
    internationally recognized and we have hosted
    groups from several different countries that are
    trying to duplicate our program for their
    students.

290
Sunshine Early Childhood Center
  • Sunshine uses the Houghton Mifflin Preschool
    Curriculum.

291
Riverside Adult School
  • Is changing accreditation agencies effective this
    school years Council on Occupational Education
    (COE) rather than WASC

292
Alicia Grissom/Special Education
  • The three elementary classrooms designed for
    students with emotional disturbance have moved
    from Castle View to Harrison Elementary for the
    2012-13 school year.

293
Adleit Asi
  • having a chef who used his expertise to improve
    appeal and be cost effective.

294
L. Houston/Jackson
  • As part of the 5th anniversary Kevin Hauser
    provided 12 apple trees now we have a small
    apple orchard.

295
Joe Nieto/Early Childhood
  • In 2007 an analytical piece that I wrote on the
    works of Willa Cather in college was published in
    the Emporia State University Heritage of the
    Great Plains literary journal.

296
Human Resources
  • Did you know we will be offering support sessions
    in FRISK, contract management and supporting the
    supervising/evaluation process?

297
Shani Dahl / Alcott
  • My site hosts an annual Teacher Talent Show

298
MO
  • MO gets 100-125 work orders per day

299
Janie Rhoades/Categorical Programs and Academic
English Learners/District Office
  • The classrooms and the teachers are the key.
    Through quality Professional Development, with
    effective follow up and support for quality
    implementation, we can get to the desktops.

300
Michael A. Rhodes/King High School
  • Through the years King High has created a highly
    collaborative environment and all departments
    share a common lunch period for the purpose of
    allowing additional collaboration if the
    respective departments choose to do so. This has
    helped create meaningful relationships with
    colleagues and also better serves our student
    population through a more focused approach to
    standards based instruction with high yielding
    instructional strategies.

301
Madison Elementary School
  • Madison opened in 1952, and is celebrating its
    60th birthday this year!

302
Chemawa Middle School
  • Chemawa Teachers and Administrative Staff created
    a new elective course called Career Explorations
    for the purpose of exposing students to career
    paths that exist at our local high schools and
    local community.

303
Erin Vanderwood/Pupil Services/Special
Education/CRC
  • Only 17 special education students were
    recommended for expulsion on 2010-11, compared to
    30 students in 2009-10.

304
Program Development
  • PRIME Time and HEARTS provide full or part-time
    employment for over 100 people in RUSD and over
    200 people in the City of Riverside and partner
    organizations.

305
Jacqueline Hall/Beatty Elementary
  • Beatty has a bell tower that really works!

306
Longfellow Elementary
  • Last year we purchased iPods for student use in
    the classroom and at home

307
Lincoln
  • Lincoln will implement an AVID program during
    2012-13 school year

308
Chuck Lusin / NIS
  • NIS has a secret metal bar near the front door
    that is really the door bell!

309
NIS
  • Has developed several hundred custom programs for
    the district

310
Cheryl Simmons/ Instructional Services
  • Did you know that Instructional Services
    Specialists and Staff Developers have taken
    online classes to learn to create effective and
    engaging online professional development?

311
Human Resources
  • Did you know that the Human Resources Department
    has processed over 960 fingerprint background
    checks each year for the past 4 years?

312
Gage Middle School
  • Not only are our Gators super athletes bringing
    home trophies in Volleyball and Basketball and
    countless medals in Track, but they are also
    super scholars participating in the Gage Academic
    Decathlon, and winning Science Olympiad.

313
Chemawa Middle School
  • Part of the previous Zoo wall still exhists in
    front of Chemawa.

314
NIS
  • NIS PRIDE - Professional Results In Daily Effort

315
Highland Elementary School
  • Preschool students are using iPods, and school is
    heading toward 11 use of electronic devices.

316
Denise Bogan/ Washington Elementary
  • Our principal and our school secretary are new to
    the school this year.

317
Jefferson Elementary
  • Jefferson Elementary students really hit the
    books this past year. In fact, Jefferson's
    students were able to accumulate 36,759
    Accelerated Reader points. The goal set by Mrs.
    Ortega was 35,000 A.R. points and our students
    exceeded the goal and thus, were able to soak the
    principal and assistant principal with water
    needles!

318
Donna Dorsey/Principal/Taft Elementary School
  • Taft teachers have committed to science
    instruction for every student and science fair
    participation school wide which we will believe
    will engage our students in rigorous exploration
    and discovery.

319
Tamara Kerr / Ramona High School
  • Ramona High School is completely digital, with
    Internet access anywhere on campus.

320
Esther Garcia, Principal, Liberty
  • Our next door neighbors are Juvenile Hall and a
    Safe House for teens.

321
Frank Augustus Miller
  • Outstanding collaboration and commitment towards
    continual school improvement by all staff members

322
Kiersten Frausto / Pachappa Elementary
  • Opened as an elementary school then was
    repurposed as the special education school for
    the district before being repurposed again as an
    elementary school

323
Carmel/DEA Assessment Center
  • The assessment center is like a mini United
    Nations. Students speaking more than 40 different
    languages are assisted there.

324
Joyce Threadgold/Business Services/NIS
  • NIS has 9 Help Desk Analyst to service 8500
    computers

325
Connie Wahlin/Special Education/Project T.E.A.M.
  • On October 5, 2010, President Obama signed into
    law S. 2781, also known as "Rosa's Law", which
    changed references in Federal statutes that
    referred to "mental retardation" to "intellectual
    disability". District Individualized Education
    Program (IEP) forms currently reflect
    Intellectual Disability as one of the thirteen
    areas of eligibility for special education
    services.

326
Martin Luther King High School
  • Championship programs in and out of the classroom

327
Debbie Ausman-Haskins/Mark Twain
  • We will start a pilot Khan program this year in
    fifth and sixth grades.

328
Brian Frost / Poly High School
  • Poly's mock trial team won it's 13th championship
    at the Riverside County Mock Trial Competition.

329
Castle View Elementary
  • Our site is the second site to have Dual Language
    Immersion. 2012 will include 2 Kinder and 2
    First grade DLI classes. First year Kinders
    demonstrated high achievement in both Spanish and
    English Assessments. Program is growing with 47
    transfers in this year for K and a wait list of
    28.

330
Jamie Angulo/Ramona High School
  • One of the top 5 AVID Programs in the Nation.

331
Monroe Elementary School
  • A wildlife habitat was created and maintained by
    the Monroe students, staff, and families.

332
Jenny Ramos/Human Resources
  • Certificated/Management personnel files are
    currently being digitized.

333
Woodcrest
  • My first conversation with a parent at Woodcrest
    was about the trouble she had with her pigs and
    her chickens.

334
Antonio Garcia / Arlington High School
  • We are very proud of our 3-time CIF champion boys
    tennis team.

335
Cheryl Anderson / Superintendent's office
  • When I was hired 10 years ago, four staff members
    (Executive Assistant to the Superintendent,
    Secretary to the Board of Education, and 2 -
    Executive Secretaries) worked directly under the
    Superintendent. Due to budget cuts, the only
    position that still exists is the Executive
    Assistant to the Superintendent.

336
Kathryn Grimble/ Miller Middle
  • Our Science Olympiad and Math Counts clubs both
    made it to state even though it was only their
    second year competing.

337
Robin / Human Resources
  • All of the classified employee files have been
    scanned and can be viewed via DocuShare

338
Robin / Human Resources
  • All of the classified employee files have been
    scanned and can be viewed via DocuShare

339
Elem Ed
  • 8 current principals once worked in Instruction
    Dept.

340
Robert Diaz / Pupil Services / SELPA
  • Approximately 1 in 25 K-12 students in RUSD are
    eligible for Special Education because of a
    Specific Learning Disability.

341
Mark Shaw/AP/University Heights M.S.
  • We enjoy an outstanding staff who work for
    students and their families in a great and
    powerful manner. I remain blessed to work with
    this team!

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