Saturday, October 11, 2014
Aromas-San Juan Unified parents and families participated in a forum sponsored by Education Trust West, California PTA and Univision. The workshops that were conducted in Spanish covered parent engagement, Local Control Funding, Common Core Standards and how to prepare students for high school graduation and entrance into college. The article below recognizes the work of Aromas-San Juan Unified and our commitment to parent engagement.
San Jose Mercury News: San Jose Forum Offers Latino Parents Tools for Improving Schools
The Aromas-San Juan Unified School District covers approximately 100 square miles in western San Benito County, northern Monterey County, and eastern Santa Cruz County. The District includes the city of San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, the unincorporated community of Aromas in Monterey County, and other unincorporated areas in its three-county territory. The majority of the District's land area is in San Benito County.
The District is located 38 miles south of San Jose and 15 miles north of Salinas. The District is transected by U.S. Highway 101, California's major coastal highway.
The District is a unified school district formed in July 1, 1991, from territory formerly under the jurisdiction of the San Juan Union School District and the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. District students in grades K-8 attend the San Juan School and the Aromas School. District students in grades 9-12 attend high school at Anzar High School.
The District is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees, each member of which is elected to a four-year term. Elections for positions to the Board are held every two years, alternating between two and three available positions.
Dr. Ruben Zepeda II, Ed.D., the Superintendent of the District, is responsible for administering the affairs of the District in accordance with the policies of the Board of Trustees.