L.A. Unified Celebrates the Start of the 2018-19 School Year

What
L.A. Unified Celebrates the Start of the 2018-19 School Year
When
8/14/2018, 5:00 AM 6:30 PM

On Tuesday, Aug.14, Superintendent Austin Beutner will join Board of Education members, Los Angeles Unified leaders and special guests as they visit schools and welcome principals, staff, students and families to the first day of the 2018-19 school year.

The schedule of campus visits includes:

5 to 6:20 a.m.                 

What:          School tour followed by 6 a.m. press conference
 
Where:        Edward R. Roybal Learning Center
                  1200 W. Colton St., Los Angeles 90026
 
Who:           Superintendent Austin Beutner
                   School Board President Mónica García
                   School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                   Local District Central Superintendent Roberto Martinez
                   Edward R. Roybal Learning Center Principal Dr. Jared DuPree

6:30 to 7 a.m.    

What:          Los Angeles School Police Department Day Watch Roll Call
 
Where:         Los Angeles School Police Headquarters
                   125 N. Beaudry Ave., Los Angeles 90012

 Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                     School Board President Mónica García
                     School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                     Los Angeles School Police Chief Steven K. Zipperman

7:30 to 8:30 a.m. 

What:           Welcome back for students and families
 
Where:         Woodrow Wilson Senior High School Police Academy and Firefighter Magnets
                    4500 Multnomah St., Los Angeles 90032

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    Local District East Superintendent José P. Huerta
                    Los Angeles School Police Department Chief Steven K. Zipperman
                    Woodrow Wilson Senior High School Principal Gilberto Martinez
                    Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff
                    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel R. Moore
                    Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Ralph M. Terrazas
                    Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Kady Kepner
                    United Firefighters of Los Angeles President Tony Gamboa
                    Los Angeles County Undersheriff Jacques “Anthony” La Berge  

9:30 to 10 a.m.
                       
What:           Classroom visit
 
Where:         University Pathways Public Service Academy 
                    (Charles Drew Middle School campus)
                    8511 Compton Ave., Los Angeles 90001           

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García School
                    Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    School Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic
                    Local District South Superintendent Michael Romero
                    Great Public Schools Now Executive Director Myrna Castrejón
                    University Pathways Public Service Academy Principal Amen Rahh 

10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

What:           Classroom visits
 
Where:         Coeur D'Alene Avenue Elementary School
                    810 Coeur D’Alene Ave., Venice 90291 

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    Local District West Administrator of Instruction Dr. Darnise Williams
                    Coeur D’Alene Avenue Elementary School Principal Andrew Jenkins

Noon to 12:45 p.m.
 
What:           Culinary classroom visit

Where:         San Fernando Senior High School                   
                    11133 O'Melveny Ave., San Fernando 91340  

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    School Board Member Kelly Gonez
                    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez
                    Local District Northeast Superintendent Linda Del Cueto
                    San Fernando High School Principal Florentina Mendoza-Warner
                    San Fernando High School Culinary Arts Teacher Tina Hartounian
                    Senior Lizette Araujo
                    Senior George Peraza
                    Former Student Jessica Hernandez
                    Former Student Brian Orozco
                    Former Student Genesis Pineda  

1:15 to 1:45 p.m.

What:           Classroom visit

Where:          Vanalden Avenue Elementary School
                     19019 Delano St., Reseda 91335
 
Who:             Superintendent Austin Beutner
                     School Board President Mónica García
                     School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                     Local District Northwest Superintendent Joseph Nacorda
                     Vanalden Avenue Elementary School Principal Yoshim Yang
                     National Teachers Hall of Fame inductee Bradley Upshaw
 
2 to 2:20 p.m.

What:           School visit
 
Where:         CHIME Institute's Schwarzenegger Community School
                    19722 Collier St., Woodland Hills 91364

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    CHIME Institute’s Executive Director Dr. Erin Studer

2:45 to 3:15 p.m. 

What:           Collins/Katz YMCA visit on the University High School Charter campus
 
Where:         University High School Charter
                    11800 Texas Ave., Los Angeles 90025 

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    Local District West Administrator of Instruction Dr. Darnise Williams
                    University High School Charter Principal Claudia Middleton
                    Los Angeles YMCA Board Member Todd Katz
                    Los Angeles YMCA Chief Operating Officer Mark Dengler
                    Los Angeles YMCA Senior Vice President Dan Powell
                    Collins/Katz YMCA Executive Director Ann Samson
                    Collins/Katz YMCA Associate Executive Director Lori Siegel 

3:45 to 4:30 p.m.
 
What:           Boys and girls athletic practice and Wellness Center visit

Where:         Crenshaw STEM and Medicine Magnets High School
                    5010 11th Ave., Los Angeles 90043
 
Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    School Board Member Dr. George J. McKenna III
                    Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Director Jonathan E. Sherin
                    Local District West Administrator of Instruction Dr. Darnise Williams
                    Crenshaw STEM and Medicine Magnets High School Principal Peter Benefiel
                    Los Angeles Unified Director of School Mental Health Pia Escudero           

5 to 5:30 p.m.
 
What:           Parent Center visit
 
Where:         Ellen Ochoa Learning Center
                    5027 Live Oak St., Cudahy 90201

Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    Board District 5 Director of Community Engagement Miguel Segura
                    Local District East Superintendent José P. Huerta
                    Ellen Ochoa Learning Center Principal Marcos Hernandez 

6 to 6:30 p.m.
 
What:           Skills Center visit
         
Where:          East Los Angeles Skills Center
                    3921 Selig Place, Los Angeles 90031
 
Who:            Superintendent Austin Beutner
                    School Board President Mónica García
                    School Board Vice President Nick Melvoin
                    Division of Adult and Career Education Executive Director Joseph Stark
                    East Los Angeles Skills Center Principal Andrea Rodriguez
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