Parent Volunteers Honored

May 13, 2016 – The Parent Involvement Program of the Bakersfield City School District honored exemplary volunteers at the annual Parent Volunteer of the Year awards luncheon held on May 6th at Hodel’s Liberty Hall. Parents from the schools across the District were nominated and selected by representatives at each site and recognized for their support, dedication, and commitment to the educational process.

The luncheon was attended by Board of Education members, District officials, and friends and families of the parents who were there to congratulate them for all they do for BCSD students. Each parent received a certificate and plaque to commemorate their hard work and dedication.

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Parent Volunteer Tracey Eldridge receiving a certificate and plaque from BCSD Board of Education members.

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Keynote Speakers Esperanza Rodriguez and Humberto Zuleta shared their experience with the crowd.

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D. Kent Ashworth, Interim Superintendent; Dee Dee Harrison, Coordinator, Parent Engagement Program; and Lisa Driskill, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent.

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Nondiscrimination Policy

Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.