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Dear Students and Parents:
 
Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! I am looking forwarding to meeting and working with you this coming year. I am a Valencia graduate and I am so proud to be a teacher at VHS. After high school, I attended Cal State Fullerton where I received my B.A. in English in 2005. I returned to Cal State Fullerton to complete my Single Subject credential in English. I earned my master's degree in Educational Administration from Concordia University in 2010. This is my 16th year here as a teacher and I know together we will make it a fantastic year
 
My college prep LA3 and LA2 classes will be using Canvas as a learning platform in addition to Google Classroom.  I will be going over all of this in the first few weeks of class.  
 
My LA3 IBHLY1 class will use Google Classroom for assignments. 
 
Please see the class syllabus (on Google Classroom for IB, Canvas for LA3 and LA2)  for specifics on grading, assessments, and expectations.   
 
Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you have. Email is the best way to reach me. Another great place to get information is from your Aeries account. I will use Aeries to report on student assessments, email students and parents, and provide feedback.  Aeries is our official grade book.   I actively use Google Classroom, so please make sure to check our Google Classroom page for links and tutorials . Thank you in advance for your commitment to success this year!
 
Sincerely,
 
Alyson Dixon
714-996-4970 ext 10407  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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: Dr. Trena Salcedo-Gonzalez, Director, Student Wellness, Access, & Academic Achievement (714) 985-8685. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Assistant Superintendent, Executive Services (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: Dr. Andrea Norman, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8685. 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