Nevada Ed-Watch: 2/23/23

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.

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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
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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, February 23

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?

Trustees Approved the Consent Agenda (6-0)

Consent Agenda Highlights:

Explore consent agenda items here.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved a Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and the Clark County Association of School Administrators and Professional-Technical Employees (CCASAPE) Regarding an Incentives Program for School-Based Administrators (7-0)

Trustees conducted a public hearing on and approved a MOA between CCSD and CCASAPE that allows for recruiting and/or retention incentives to school-based administrators for the 2023-2024 school year. The fiscal impact of this MOA is $1,000,000.

Explore the Memorandum and fiscal impact summary.

Trustees Conducted a Public Hearing on and Approved a Memorandum of Agreement between CCSD and CCASAPE Regarding an Incentives Program for School-Based Administrators at Transformation Network Schools (7-0)

Trustees conducted a public hearing on and approved a MOA between CCSD and CCASAPE that allows for recruitment, retention, and/or performance-based incentives to school-based administrators at Transformation Network Schools (listed in the Memorandum). The fiscal impact of this MOA is $1,000,000.

Explore the Memorandum and fiscal impact summary.

Trustees Heard an Update on the Teachers Health Trust

Highlights of the presentation included:

  • Ongoing concerns identified include the $35M loan from CCSD, excess benefit obligations over net assets available for benefits, and post-retiree obligations.
  • The litigation risk has been successfully mitigated.
  • Overall, the audited financials establish that the financial statements were presented fairly, and THT presenters commented that the financial statements were tracking well.

Explore the presentation.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 4291 – Placement and Advancement on the Unified Administrative Salary Schedule (7-0)

Proposed changes include revising language and polices for at-will employees. The current salary schedule does not give the district the fluidity to provide competitive salaries needed to attract talent.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 4352 – Military Leave (7-0)

Proposed changes include updating a paper process to an automated process, and clarifying language and grammar.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Trustees Approved a Notice of Intent to Amend CCSD Regulation 4357 – Political Leave (7-0)

Proposed changes include updating a paper process to an automated process.

Explore the Notice of Intent.

Public Comment

Members of the public shared comments regarding: 

  • Safety in schools
  • Incident at Durango High School
  • CCSD Police reform
  • School funding reform
  • Shadow Ridge High School athletic staff

The next Meeting of the Board of Trustees is scheduled for February 27, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. This is a joint meeting of the CCSD Board of Trustees and the CCSD Attendance Zone Advisory Committee, and will consider several proposed changes to school zoning.

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