Downtown Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre spoke at local luncheon event about “Inspiring Innovation, A Countywide Vision for Public Education.”

Downtown Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Ted Alejandre spoke at local luncheon event about “Inspiring Innovation, A Countywide Vision for Public Education.”

San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre spoke to local school and city officials at a luncheon event on Monday. November 18th, 2019 inside the El Garces Train Depot in Downtown Needles, California about “Inspiring Innovation, A Countywide Vision for Public Education.”

The luncheon event was broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook, and was attracted by representation of the various local school sites, officials from the City of Needles, members of the Needles Chamber of Commerce and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station Sergeant Pat Murch and Caption Ross Tarangle.

Those in attendance enjoyed a delicious lunch which was catered by the Wagon Wheel Restaurant, located at 2420 Needles Highway in Needles, California.

During the luncheon event, San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre spoke about the evolving administration of schools with an eye toward proof of student success made possible by technological advances such as collecting data.

Discussions regarding the Countywide Vision program; which improves how residents live, work and play; discussing how schools share information and explore proven practices to improve literacy rates, avoid absenteeism, preempt behavioral problems and help improve student readiness for college or careers.

A multi-tiered system of support was also discussed; the program for measuring performance in specific areas related to accepted benchmarks of achievement in the classroom and beyond.

Data reflecting success in meeting those benchmarks currently tied to school which is funded by the California’s Local Control Funding Formula and Local Control Accountability Plan.

San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre congratulated the Needles Unified School District on several fronts including its level of community engagement in the educational process, demonstrated in part by the wide cross section of interests attending; and a graduation rate which exceeds that of both the County of San Bernardino and the State of California.

After the luncheon event, a group picture was taken in front of the Needles Route 66 sign at Santa Fe Park with everybody who attended. 

ZachNews spoke with San Bernardino County Superintendent Ted Alejandre after the luncheon event about the county schools, programs to help schools and Needles Unified School District.

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