School Board

 

Ellensburg School District Board Members Group Photo

MEETING INFORMATION

During the 2019-2020 School Year , The Board of Directors meet for their "Regular Board Meetings" and for their "Study Sessions" twice a month on Wednesdays. Study Sessions are held prior to the Regular Board Meeting on the same day. It is the practice of the Board to cancel their Study Sessions and Regular Board Meetings that conflict with the Thanksgiving Holiday, and the District's winter and spring breaks. Notice of Special Meetings will be posted on the District Calendar.

Effective per Board action taken on May 8, 2019 - Starting  in September with the new school year -The Study Sessions are held from 4:30 - 5:30 PM at the District Office Conference Room, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 unless otherwise posted. The Regular Board Meetings are held immediately following the study session starting at 6:00 pm and are held in the Ellensburg City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926. These meetings are televised live courtesy of Channel 2, Ellensburg Community Television, and Charter Cable Channel 191.

Please refer to the current calendar for regularly scheduled meetings before the change in September.

The public is invited to attend the School Board meetings. All meeting agenda and minutes can be found here.

For further information about the School Board meetings, please contact Matthew Cziske, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent, by telephone at 925-8010; or by email at Matthew.Cziske@esd401.org

 

 

 

School Board Policies

The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors utilizes BoardDocs for policy and procedure management. Please visit the Ellensburg School District Board of Directors BoardDocs platform to view the most current policies and procedures.

Ellensburg School Board Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Values for a Superintendent

Ellensburg School Board Mission, Vision, Beliefs and Values for a Superintendent

Mission

We want a superintendent who will inspire success, confidence and hope in each employee and student. We are looking for someone who will encourage all stakeholders to help the district empower each student to reach their maximum potential and realize their opportunity of choice.

Vision

We want a superintendent who to shares our vision, which is:

  • Every student will be inspired, challenged and cared for by exceptional educators.
  • Your family is welcomed, respected and valued by our exceptional schools.
  • Our community is united, strengthened and prepared for an exceptional future.
  • The school district works as a team with staff, families and the community.

Beliefs

We want our superintendent to believe that:

  • People are our most important resource.
  • Our district is a community-centered district.
  • A passion for learning is essential for success.
  • Each learner must have an opportunity to reach his/her own potential.
  • Our district puts learners first.

Values

We want a superintendent who knows our values are the foundation of our relationships with students, parents and each other; and that together we create a safe, positive climate for learning and working. We value:

  • Compassion and kindness towards all members of our community.
  • Collaboration and welcoming the contributions of others for a common purpose.
  • Honesty, integrity and transparency in words and actions.
  • Fair, equitable and inclusive treatment of everyone.
  • Treating others, ourselves and our environment with high regard and value.
  • Being accountable and reliable in actions and commitments.
  • A civil and respectful work environment.
  • Fiscal Stewardship.

2019-2020 Board Meetings

September 11, 2019 Study Session

Ellensburg School District Board of Directors hold their Study Sessions and Regular Board Meetings on the same day. Meetings are held twice a month and take place on Wednesdays. Study sessions are held at the District Office from 4:30 - 5:30 pm and them move to the City Council Chambers for the Regular meeting for a 6:00 PM start time. The list of Date, Time and location is listed below a calendar view can be found here. Special Meetings, Board Retreats, and Public Hearings are scheduled outside of these meeting and will be posted under the School Board Announcements tab.

Date Time Location Meeting Type
9/11/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
9/11/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
9/25/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
9/25/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
10/16/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
10/16/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
10/30/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
10/30/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
11/13/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
11/13/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
12/4/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
12/4/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
12/18/2019 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
12/18/2019 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
1/8/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
1/8/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
1/22/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
1/22/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
2/5/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
2/5/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
2/19/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
2/19/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
3/4/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
3/4/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
3/18/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
3/18/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
4/8/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
4/8/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
5/13/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
5/13/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
5/27/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
5/27/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
6/10/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
6/10/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
6/24/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
6/24/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
7/8/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
7/8/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
7/22/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
7/22/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
8/5/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
8/5/2020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting
8/19/2020 4:30 - 5:30 PM ESD District Office 1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926 Study Session
8/192020 6 - 8 PM City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg WA 98926 Regular Meeting

 

 

2018-2019 Board Meetings

School Board Announcements

The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Study Session on Monday , August 26, 2019 beginning 5:30pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Special Meeting on Thursday August 22, 2019 beginning 6:30 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 beginning at 5:30 PM at City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

These agendas can be viewed at:

The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

These agendas can be viewed at:

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Study Session on Monday , August 12, 2019 beginning 2 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Exempt Session on Wednesday , July 31, 2019 beginning 7:00 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

 

The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

These agendas can be viewed at:

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Study Session on Monday , July 22, 2019 beginning 5:30 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting on Friday , June 21, 2019 beginning 3:00 PM at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

These agendas can be viewed at:

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Study Session on Monday , June 10, 2019 beginning 5:30 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Special Board Meeting on Friday, May 31, 2019 beginning at 1:30 PM at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at Morgan Middle School, 400 E 1st Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a School Board Study Session on Monday , May 20, 2019 beginning 5:30 pm at the Ellensburg School District Office, 1300 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg WA 98926

These agendas can be viewed at:

http://www.boarddocs.com/wa/esd401/Board.nsf/Public

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The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors will hold a Regular School Board Meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 beginning at 6:00 PM at City Council Chambers, 501 N Anderson Street, Ellensburg, WA 98926.

These agendas can be viewed at:

 

 

 

 

Form

 

 

Dan Shissler

 

Board President - Jennifer Hackett

 

 

 

   
   

 

Board Member - Tosha Woods (image coming)

 

 

   
Board Member - Meg Ludlum