Nevada Ed-Watch: 07/14/22

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The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.


Clark County School District Board of Trustees 

What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.

Click here to learn more and see a list of current Trustees
Click here to find your Trustee District

How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

Click here for a full list of Trustees meetings and agendas
Click here to visit Hope For Nevada’s #NVEd Calendar

Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.


Thursday, July 14, 2022

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

Click here to see the meeting agenda.
Watch the meeting playback on CCSD EduVision.

What happened at this meeting?

Public Comment #1 on Non-Agenda Items

Members of the public shared comments regarding:

  • Employee retaliation
  • Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada
  • Public comment periods at CCSD Board meetings
  • Substitute teacher benefits
  • Rezoning processes
  • Hostile learning environments

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (6-0)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Trustees approved the consent agenda but revised Items 3.23 – Amendment of CCSD Policy 5127 and 3.24 – Amendment of CCSD Regulation 5127 to reflect the GPA cap to be implemented for the Cohort of 2024, rather than the Cohort of 2023.

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 3312 – Purchasing Authorization and Nepotism – All Funds (6-0)

Trustees approved amended language to Regulation 3312 regarding purchasing authorization and nepotism. The threshold for requests for purchases that must be submitted to the CCSD purchasing department was revised to amounts over $3,000; the previous threshold was $2,000. Language relating to degrees of consanguinity or affinity to a member of the Board of Trustees or authorizing officials was also amended to include any purchase (the previous threshold was $2,000).  

The regulation will be submitted to the Trustees for approval at the Board meeting scheduled on Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Discussed the Revised Plan for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

Trustees received a presentation from Staff on revisions to the CCSD Plan for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction for the 2022-2023 school year. Highlights of the plan include:

  • CCSD continuing to provide distance education through the Nevada Learning Academy
  • Updated Community Indicators, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control
  • Changes to Community Transmission Levels in low, medium, and high categories
  • Removing required mandatory testing unless a site is designated a High level of transmission

Explore the plan.

Trustees Held a Public Hearing on and Approved a New Memorandum of Agreement Between CCSD and the Clark County Education Association (5-1-0)

Trustees approved a new Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and the Clark County Education Association, which provides for placement review and processes during the application of AB 469. There are no additional costs associated with the Memorandum of Agreement.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and public hearing materials.

Trustees Held a Public Hearing on and Approved a New Memorandum of Agreement to the Negotiated Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association (5-1-0)

Trustees approved a new Memorandum of Agreement to the Negotiated Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association. The new agreement acknowledges that AB 469, or NRS 388G.500 to 388G.810, applies to the Agreement. There are no additional costs associated with the Memorandum of Agreement.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and public hearing materials.

Public Comment #2 on Non-Agenda Items

Members of the public shared comments on this item regarding: 

  • Required school disciplinary data
  • School safety and academic excellence
  • Equity in school safety procedures and mitigation strategies

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for August 4, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. 

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The Ed-Watch series is designed to increase access to information on what decisions are being made regarding public education in Clark County and Nevada.


Clark County School District Board of Trustees 

What is the Board of Trustees & what are they responsible for? The CCSD Trustees are publicly elected decision-makers for the school district. They are responsible for providing oversight to the Superintendent and establishing District-wide policy. Trustees are accountable to work with their communities to improve student achievement.

Click here to learn more and see a list of current Trustees
Click here to find your Trustee District

How often does the Board of Trustees meet? Trustees meet twice per month (second and fourth Thursdays) at 5 pm both virtually and at the Edward A. Greer Education Center Board Room (2832 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89121).

Click here for a full list of Trustees meetings and agendas
Click here to visit Hope For Nevada’s #NVEd Calendar

Can community members engage at Trustee meetings? Decision-making bodies benefit greatly from hearing public input and multiple perspectives. Currently, members of the public can submit comments on agenda and non-agenda items through email or voice recording. Public comment can be provided in person, via email, or via voice recording. Email comments should be submitted to Boardmtgcomments@nv.ccsd.net. To submit a voice recording on items listed on the meeting agenda, call 702-799-1166. Voice recorded public comment is limited to 1 minute 30 seconds.


Thursday, July 14, 2022

Clark County School District Board of Trustees Meeting

Click here to see the meeting agenda.
Watch the meeting playback on CCSD EduVision.

What happened at this meeting?

Public Comment #1 on Non-Agenda Items

Members of the public shared comments regarding:

  • Employee retaliation
  • Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada
  • Public comment periods at CCSD Board meetings
  • Substitute teacher benefits
  • Rezoning processes
  • Hostile learning environments

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (6-0)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Trustees approved the consent agenda but revised Items 3.23 – Amendment of CCSD Policy 5127 and 3.24 – Amendment of CCSD Regulation 5127 to reflect the GPA cap to be implemented for the Cohort of 2024, rather than the Cohort of 2023.

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 3312 – Purchasing Authorization and Nepotism – All Funds (6-0)

Trustees approved amended language to Regulation 3312 regarding purchasing authorization and nepotism. The threshold for requests for purchases that must be submitted to the CCSD purchasing department was revised to amounts over $3,000; the previous threshold was $2,000. Language relating to degrees of consanguinity or affinity to a member of the Board of Trustees or authorizing officials was also amended to include any purchase (the previous threshold was $2,000).  

The regulation will be submitted to the Trustees for approval at the Board meeting scheduled on Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Discussed the Revised Plan for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

Trustees received a presentation from Staff on revisions to the CCSD Plan for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction for the 2022-2023 school year. Highlights of the plan include:

  • CCSD continuing to provide distance education through the Nevada Learning Academy
  • Updated Community Indicators, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control
  • Changes to Community Transmission Levels in low, medium, and high categories
  • Removing required mandatory testing unless a site is designated a High level of transmission

Explore the plan.

Trustees Held a Public Hearing on and Approved a New Memorandum of Agreement Between CCSD and the Clark County Education Association (5-1-0)

Trustees approved a new Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and the Clark County Education Association, which provides for placement review and processes during the application of AB 469. There are no additional costs associated with the Memorandum of Agreement.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and public hearing materials.

Trustees Held a Public Hearing on and Approved a New Memorandum of Agreement to the Negotiated Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association (5-1-0)

Trustees approved a new Memorandum of Agreement to the Negotiated Agreement between CCSD and the Education Support Employees Association. The new agreement acknowledges that AB 469, or NRS 388G.500 to 388G.810, applies to the Agreement. There are no additional costs associated with the Memorandum of Agreement.

One Trustee abstained from voting on this item.

Explore the Memorandum of Agreement and public hearing materials.

Public Comment #2 on Non-Agenda Items

Members of the public shared comments on this item regarding: 

  • Required school disciplinary data
  • School safety and academic excellence
  • Equity in school safety procedures and mitigation strategies

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for August 4, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. 

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