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Board Priorities

The Glendale Unified Board of Education has affirmed its commitment to the essential priorities of improving student achievement and maintaining a safe learning environment. The Board recognizes that improving student achievement is a comprehensive TK-12 effort, which encompasses all student groups and subject areas, and that maintaining a safe, orderly learning environment is critical to student success.


Priority 1: Maximize Student Achievement

  • Close the digital and equity gap. 
  • Offer robust academic programs.
  • Accelerate learning and improve attendance and engagement.


Priority 2: Foster a Positive Culture of Learning

  • Ensure equitable teaching and learning opportunities led by excellence.
  • Support culturally relevant curriculum that emphasizes inclusion.
  • Increase school connectedness, trust, and understanding for students, parents, and families.
  • Strengthen relationships with families and school communities.


Priority 3: Ensure the Health and Safety of Students and Employees

  • Strengthen mental health support and programs.
  • Ensure best practices for safe and healthy learning environments.
  • Support physical, social, and emotional wellbeing.


Priority 4: Maintain District Financial Responsibility

  • Ensure the fiscal health of the District.
  • Implement a fiscal plan to preserve the District resources.
  • Plan for the District's future educational and facility needs.