I went to school in District 3. “And in a couple of cases you saw comparatively conservative board members backed by local Republicans lose to progressive candidates,” March said. I … The Hillsborough County School Board has struggled to manage a multi-million dollar budget deficit, and on Tuesday, three new members were elected to represent one of the top 10 largest districts in the nation. I was … Voters in Hillsborough County decided on four school board races. The reshuffle of the seven-member board comes weeks after the district announced it would allow hundreds of teacher job vacancies to go unfilled and would cut some temporary teacher jobs to try and bridge the gap. WUSF and Health News Florida are answering your questions. School board races are supposed to be non-partisan, but local parties back the candidates they favor, he added. Experience: ... our parents, our teacher, our school staff and the betterment of Hillsborough county, not big-money donors. Published November 5, 2020 at 4:59 AM EST, Campaigns of Nadia Combs, Henry Washington, and Jessica Vaughan. Informing the community about the REAL Hillsborough County School Board issues. What you need to know about the 2020 elections across the greater Tampa Bay region. School board members voted 5-2 … APPLY NOW for consideration. October 18, 2020 B. John 475 Views Hillsborough County, Lynn Gray, Sally Harris, School Board This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series 2020 Election This is a county-wide seat and the only school board race I vote in this round. Middleton High School's auditorium now bears the name of Henry “Shake” Washington” based on a 5-2 vote from the Hillsborough County School Board. And substitute teacher Jessica Vaughn, also backed by Democrats, beat Republican Mitch Thrower for the seat left vacant by Cindy Stuart, who is becoming the Hillsborough clerk of court. Support WUSF now by giving monthly, or make a one-time donation online at WUSF.org/ways-to-support. As the founder of the Hate-Free Schools Coalition and a member of the Orange County Schools Equity Task Force, LaTarndra has attended nearly every school board meeting for the last several years. She beat former board member Sally Harris, who was backed by conservative groups. Karen Perez was elected to the Hillsborough County School Board, representing countywide District 6, in 2018. Office: Hillsborough County School Board, District 1 Experience: 12 Years of Education Leadership President/CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors - Directs … Tamara Shamburger lost her seat to Henry Washington, a former teacher and administrator. Hillsborough County Public Schools has created a COVID-19 Data Dashboard to inform parents, students, staff and the community about the spread of coronavirus in our schools. Hillsborough County Public Schools is currently accepting applications and hiring teachers for the school year of 2020-2021 in all subject areas and has a high need for teachers interested in teaching special education, reading, math, science, and elementary. 2021-2022 New Student Registration Information, 2020-2021 Comprehensive School Reopening Plan, San Mateo County Pandemic Recovery Framework, 2020 Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan, Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), Blackboard Web Community Manager Privacy Policy (Updated). HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Thursday is the day thousands of parents in Hillsborough County have been waiting for. APPLY NOW for consideration. As of the meeting of October 28, 2014, closed captioning is available in the video archive as well. She is one of seven members responsible for making policy decisions and overseeing a total budget of $3.3 billion for the 8th largest school district in the nation, which is also the county’s largest employer with more than 24,000 employees. Three of the races involved incumbents – Steve Cona, Tammy Shamburger and Lynn Gray – … I was raised in Hillsborough County School Board district 3. 11K likes. During that time, I received several teacher of the year awards. The Hillsborough County School Board has struggled to manage a multi-million dollar budget deficit, and on Tuesday, three new members were elected to represent one of the top 10 largest districts in the nation. Hillsborough County School Board meetings are available with closed captioning on live webcasts and on live television broadcasts. TAMPA — District 1 for the Hillsborough County School Board extends from the northwestern corner of the county into Town ‘N Country and West Tampa. The Tampa Bay area should know by Christmas whether a lawsuit challenging Hillsborough County Public Schools' mask mandate will move to trial or be dismissed. If you don’t use it, the Bb footer will slide up. Hillsborough County School Board Whistleblower. Hillsborough County Teacher and taught in Japanese public schools for several years. WUSF 89.7 depends on donors for the funding it takes to provide you the most trusted source of news and information here in town, across our state, and around the world. School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) and LCAP Reports, PreSchool through Hillsborough Recreation, Recording of Dec.1st RISE Parent Ed Event "IEPs in the Time of COVID-19" with Karen Breslow, HCSD Re-issues RFP for WAN & ISP Services, Crocker 6th Grade Superintendent Coffee 10.28.20, Recording of Oct. 19th APG/RISE Parent Education Night with Dr. Andrea Pascarelli, Recording of Oct. 7, 2020 Return to School COVID Testing and Screening Program Meeting. You can use this area for legal statements, copyright information, a mission statement, etc. The dashboard can be found at HillsboroughSchools.org/reopening/dashboard Webcasts Vice chair Steve Cona was defeated by Nadia Combs, an educator who was endorsed by the teacher’s union and progressive Democrats. She spearheaded the Mayor's Leadership Club to mentor Orange County middle- and high-school students alongside former Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens. Lynn Gray is running for re-election on the Hillsborough County School Board in District 7, a countywide seat. On Winter Solstice, Jupiter And Saturn Will Be Side By Side, Orlando International Airport Adds Florida's First Nonstop Flight to Hawaii in 2020, Boil Water Notice For Tampa Residents Could Be Lifted Pending Test Results, U.S. It is partly ideological or partisan support, I think, that is affecting these races,” said political analyst William March. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — The Hillsborough County School Board voted 5-2 in their emergency meeting Friday to bring students who opted for in-person learning back to classrooms on Monday. Lynn Gray, a former educator and running coach, won that seat in 2016 and is trying for a second term. “It’s partly dissatisfaction with some of the dysfunction on the school board that played against the incumbents. In October 2017, the Hillsborough County School Board voted to name the auditorium at Middleton High School in honor of its former principal. Gray has been an experienced teacher and instructional leader for over 26 years. Students’ Last Day of School Friday, May 28, 2021 Please note: * Hurricane Day(s) if needed: November 11, 23, 24, & 25, 2020 Early Release Days for 2020-2021 have not yet been determined This calendar is subject to change due to future actions of the Florida Legislature or Hillsborough County School Board The School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida, met in an emergency session Friday, August 28, 2020, at 8 a.m., in the School Board Auditorium, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, with Superintendent Addison Davis and Board Members Steve Cona, Lynn Gray (remote), Stacy Hahn, … HCSD is a leader in educating the whole child in responsive, innovative, learning environments where all students and educators are engaged, empowered and continually striving to reach their potential. Copyright © 2002-2020 Blackboard, Inc. All rights reserved. School Board: District 1 Four people ran for the District 1 seat on the Hillsborough County School Board. Office: Hillsborough Co. School Board Member District 3. Hits Highest 1-Day Toll From Coronavirus With 3,054 Deaths, Hillsborough County Formally Approves Addison Davis As School Superintendent At $310,000 Salary, Hillsborough Superintendent Warns Of ‘Uncomfortable Adjustments’ Due To Cash Crisis, Hillsborough Schools Announce $38 Million In Raises While Teacher Cuts Loom. Closed captioning is also displayed on a monitor in the Board auditorium during School Board meetings. Want to learn more about the vaccine? On election night, three new members were voted in, unseating two incumbents. Hillsborough County Public Schools is currently accepting applications and hiring teachers for the school year of 2020-2021 in all subject areas and has a high need for teachers interested in teaching special education, reading, math, science, and elementary. Welcome to Hillsborough City School District HCSD is a leader in educating the whole child in responsive, innovative, learning environments where all students and educators are engaged, empowered and continually striving to reach their potential. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla.—You’re going to see some new faces on the Hillsborough County School Board. Kerry Sheridan is a reporter and co-host of All Things Considered at WUSF Public Media. MINUTES SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA 901 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa Friday, August 28, 2020 . HIllsborough County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for the current school year of 2018-2019 and for the 2019-2020 school year in all subject areas and has a high need for teachers interested in teaching special education, reading, math, science, and … District 7 is a countywide seat on the Hillsborough County School Board. The only incumbent board member to retain her seat was Lynn Gray. This is the disclaimer text. 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