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Community input requested: superintendent search


The Board is asking you to respond to this prompt:
What personal and professional qualities for an incoming superintendent will be a match for PYLUSD?
Dr. Kent Bechler and Dr. Marc Ecker of Leadership Associates were selected to advise the Board in this important process. They will be in our district on Monday, Feb. 29.

Individual input is being requested from members of the community (parents, employees and others interested in our district). You may meet as individuals, in small groups or in an Open Forum. You may also offer your input via fax, letter or email; direct phone conversations can also be arranged. Additionally, an online survey will be available on the district's website from Feb. 26 through March 16 (*that survey will be posted on Feb. 26)

Individual and small group appointments will be held in the District Office, 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave. in Placentia, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 29. To schedule an appointment, call Annette Newton at 714-985-8400.

An Open Forum will be held in the Board Room on Monday, Feb. 29, at 5:30 p.m. At this Open Forum, you can share your ideas, and learn more about the process. No appointment is necessary to attend and participate in the Open Forum.

If you are unable to meet personally with the Board's advisors, send an email to To speak by phone to either Dr. Bechler or Dr. Ecker, call 760-771-4277.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11
Compliance Officer for Complaints. Employee complaint: Rick Lopez, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (714) 985-8408. Title IX Sexual Harassment and any other discrimination complaints: Cary Johnson, Director, Educational Services (714) 985-8656. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Executive Director, Instructional Support (714) 985-8727. Bullying, intimidation complaints: Rick Riegel, Administrator, Student Services (714) 985-8671
Procedure for Complaints. Uniform Complaint Policy Form 1312.3 (English), 1312.3 (Spanish). Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Form 1312.4 (English) and 1312.4 (Spanish)
El Distrito Escolar Unificado Placentia-Yorba Linda, prohíbe la discriminación, acoso, intimidación, hostigamiento en todas las actividades, programas y empleo del distrito en base a género real o percibido, identificación de género, expresión de género, raza, etnia, color, religión ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado de inmigración, sexo, orientación sexual, estatus marital o parental, embarazo, edad discapacidad física o mental o en base a la asociación de la persona con una persona o grupo, con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Referencia: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11.
Quejas de empleados: Rick Lopez, Asistente de Superintendente, Recursos Humanos (714) 985-8408. Titulo IX Acoso Sexual y cualquier otra queja de discriminación: Cary Johnson, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8656. Americanos con Discapacidades Acta de quejas: Richard McAlindin, Director Ejecutivo, Apoyo Educativo (714) 985-8727. Quejas de acoso, intimidación: Rick Riegel, Administrador, Servicios Estudiantiles (714) 985-8671

Employee/Student Non-Fraternization Policy: BP 4101