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Virtual Board Meeting

10 days ago


In Compliance with the Governor of California's "Safer-at-Home Order" due to COVID-19, the Empire Union School District will be conducting meetings virtually until further notice.  This means there will be no specific physical meeting place;  the meeting will be held remotely.  However, public participation continues to be welcomed and encouraged.

To observe the meeting by video conference, please click on the following LINK at the noticed meeting time: 
(Password: 7euvRq); Meeting ID: 993 7125 9627

Instructions on how to join a meeting by video conference is available at - Joining a Meeting.  

To listen to the meeting by phone please call at the noticed meeting time 

1 (669) 900-6833 (Password: 360532); then enter the following meeting ID: 993 7125 9627, then press "#".  Instructions on how to join a meeting by phone are available at: - Joining-a-meeting-by-phone.

Public Comment Instructions:
If you wish to make a public comment at an upcoming meeting, please follow these instructions:
     -  24 hours prior to the meeting, send your comments via email to

Meeting Schedule

5 days ago

The Empire Union School District Board of Trustees holds meetings at our District Office Board Room, 116 N. McClure Road, Modesto, CA 95357.  Meetings are scheduled at 6:00 p.m. starting with a Closed Session and the Public Session starts at 6:30 p.m.

Below is a list of scheduled meetings for 2020.

  • July 2, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
  • August 13, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
  • September 10, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
  • October 1, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
  • November 12, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting
  • December 10, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting (First Interim Meeting)
  • December 17, 2020 - Regular Board Meeting (Organizational Meeting)

Board of Trustees - Mission and Core Values

2 months ago


Our mission is to provide each of our children with a rigorous academic education, a safe learning environment, and the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for success.

Core Values

  • The Board will act with dignity, choose civility and agree to ethical standards and behavior including the governance standards.
  • The Board will respect dissenting opinions in a respectful way that encourages sharing of ideas, experiences and knowledge.
  • Teamwork is essential to meet our vision of high achievement for all students.  We will work for the good of the team, not our own individual interests.
  • Public engagement is essential to strong governance.  We will listen to our stakeholders and encourage their input into our decision-making.
  • The success of every student is our essential and most important commitment.  The Board will keep student success in the forefront of all decisions.
  • The Board will utilize core values and goals while making decisions and allocating resources.
  • The Board is dedicated to fiscally responsible resource management and open and transparent fiscal decision making.


Board of Trustees

11 months ago


Loretta Stein Board 


Term 2020



Carole Dovichi

Board Clerk

Term 2020



Doug Bentley

Term 2022



Patricia Shafer

Term 2022



Nicholas Bavaro

Term 2022


Board Policies