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#WeStandwithSheehan - Stop C-VUSD Board - Save Dr. Sheehan

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The Covina-Valley School Board plans to terminate the current superintendent, Dr. Richard Sheehan. The board has not publicly disclosed any reasons or actions that warrant such a drastic upheaval in a time of great uncertainty. Under Dr. Sheehan’s leadership, Covina-Valley Unified has seen the introduction of two dual immersion programs at Manzanita Elementary and Mesa Elementary, the establishment of coding programs throughout the district with partners such as Project Lead the Way, the expansion of AVID at all secondary school sites, implementation of a district-wide one-to-one technology plan. The district also currently ranks within the top 50% of all 1,005 school districts in California. (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data for the 2016-17 school year). Dr. Sheehan set into motion wonderful traditions such as quarterly visits to all classrooms, graduation walks for seniors, etc. 

As for his own accomplishments, Dr. Sheehan has received the ACSA Region XV David G. Millen Mentoring Award; Person of the Year, Davidian and Mariamian Educational Foundation; California Department of Education Principal’s Award; Parent Teacher Association’s Honorary Service Award; California Interscholastic Federation Champions, Covina High School Head Football Coach; and Coach of the Year by the Los Angeles Times, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, and the National Football Foundation.

In light of our current situation, haven’t students, parents, and faculty been through enough with the closure of schools and distance learning? Is this decision really in the best interest of the district or a select few? 


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