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Welcome to Steindorf
Steindorf STEAM School is a kindergarten through eighth-grade school where high standards and success for all is expected, supported and achieved. Grounded in Project Based Learning and STEAM practices, Steindorf’s program design consistently engages students in the innovation skills of creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. Through Project Based Learning, students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an engaging and complex problem that features real-world context, tasks or interests. Learning occurs in a safe, comfortable environment where students are known, valued and cared for. Steindorf’s environment allows for all students to achieve in a variety of ways to meet each child’s social and academic goals. Collaboration is evident throughout our school community. Staff, teachers, parents, and students, as well as the broader community, work together to realize the Steindorf vision.
Congratulations to Cambrian School District's Teacher of the Year, Deborah Stein, from Steindorf STEAM School
Steindorf Principal Kristi Schwiebert, Teacher of the Year
Deborah Stein and Cambrian Superintendent Dr. Carrie
Andrews at the awards ceremony.
Deborah Stein of Steindorf STEAM School was honored as Cambrian School District's Teacher of the Year at the Santa Clara County Office of Education Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony held Monday, October 22, 2018. An educator for 13 years in Cambrian School District, Deborah teaches English Language Arts, Social Studies and Leadership for grades 6-8. "Building a community of empathy, trust and high expectations in the classroom unleashes students' confidence and competance to take risks and achieve beyond their wildest dreams," she said. Thank you, Deborah Stein, for your service to Cambrian School District and congratulations on your outstanding achievement!
CAMBRIAN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD VACANCY
At present, there is one vacancy on the Cambrian School District Governing Board. The Board determined on October 18, 2018 that they will fill the Board vacancy. If you are interested in serving Cambrian School District as a Board of Trustee member for the next two years, please read the Appointment Timeline and Board Policy & Procedure 9223 below. This seat’s term expires in November of 2020. Applications are being accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at the District Office.
Board Policy 9223: Whenever a vacancy occurs as defined in Government Code Section 1770, or whenever a resignation of a School Board Member has been filed with the County Superintendent of Schools containing a deferred effective date, The Cambrian School District Board shall, within 60 days of the vacancy or the filing of the deferred resignation with the County Superintendent of Schools, either call an election or make a provisional appointment to fill the vacancy. 2. If a provisional appointment is made, it shall be the policy of the Cambrian School District to involve community representatives in the appointment. Board Procedure 9223 available at www.cambriansd.org on the District Information page, Board of Trustees section, Board Policies & Procedures subsection.
Board Member Provisional Appointment Timeline 2018
Monday, Oct. 22 - Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018: Applications may be submitted to the District office weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., except during lunch (11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.).
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018: Deadline for submitting provisional appointment application to the District office is 5:00 p.m..
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018: A screening panel will determine which applicants move on to the interview process. Applicants will be contacted if selected to move on to formal interviews.
Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018: FORMAL INTERVIEWS During a special Board Meeting, the Board of Trustees will interview candidates and the provisional appointment will be determined. The time of the meeting TBA.
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018: The new Board of Trustees member will be sworn in at the public meeting at 7:30 p.m..
Who Can Apply? Any person, regardless of sex, who is 18 years of age or older, a citizen of California, a resident of the school district, a registered voter and who is not disqualified by the Constitution or laws of California from holding a civil office, is eligible to be elected or appointed a member of a governing board of a school District without further qualifications. (California Education Code Section 35107)
CAMBRIAN SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES FACT SHEET
Cambrian School District's Governing Board is composed of five elected members and serve a four-year term. Elections are held in even-numbered years and terms are staggered to ensure that only 2 or 3 seats are open each election.
The Cambrian Board of Trustees works with the Superintendent to:
- Provide direction for the District
- Establish District policies and procedures
- Ensures accountability
- Provide community leadership on behalf of the district and public education
All Board meetings are held at the Cambrian School District Professional Development Center, 4115 Jacksol Drive Building 7, San Jose, CA 95124. This building is located behind the main office and can be reached by entering the gate to the right of the main building. Regularly scheduled meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are held the first and third Thursday of every month, August-June. Special Board meetings dates and start times vary and are scheduled when needed.
For more information regarding the responsibilities of Board of Trustees members, please direct inquiries to Carlena Grandey, assistant to Superintendent Dr. Carrie Andrews, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 377-2103.The Results Are In!
CAASPP scores are in and Steindorf students showed tremendous growth
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